Could 2012 be another “Year of the Woman” in the Senate?

“The GOP House hearing on contraceptive funding demonstrated how out of step Republicans are with America, and Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Sandra Fluke may once again result in more women – who are still only 17% of the U.S. Senate today – being elected. Already, Democrats are running an impressive slate of progressive women this [...]

Nate Silver: Democrats Favored to Pick Up Snowe Seat

Nate Silver of the New York Times’ FiveThirtyEight blog writes:

“The retirement of Senator Olympia J. Snowe of Maine is about as damaging to a party’s electoral prospects as these things get, turning a seat that Republicans were very likely to retain into one they will probably lose.”

The wind is most certainly in our sails, [...]

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ABC News: Women will be key for Senate Democrats

With the retirement of Olympia Snowe (R-ME), all 6 women up for re-election in the Senate this year are Democrats.

This is a historic year for women already, especially in light of the shockingly retroactive Blunt Amendment set to be voted on tomorrow in the US House as an attempt to turn back the clock on [...]

Did you hear it? That’s the sound of GOP Senate plans imploding

The tides have turned. It’s become clear this week that momentum is growing behind Senate Democrats fighting to protect our majority from Tea Party radicals in the House.

In the last week we’ve seen GOP Senate candidates duck and cover from the Blunt Amendment’s extreme politicking that harkens back to a 1950’s America that denied [...]

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What is Senate Majority PAC?

Senate Majority PAC is fighting to protect and expand the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate. In 2012, Karl Rove and his friends spent hundreds of millions of dollars trying to buy the Senate. We ran low-overhead, high-impact campaigns to stop him—and we won. Now we’re ready to take on Mitch McConnell and his radical Republican caucus in 2014.

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