Most of the mainstream media is focused on the presidential election, but upcoming congressional elections are just as important for Democrats to win.
But according to several new polls, Democrats are losing ground on that front.
Several AARP polls found that in the race for eight hotly contested Senate seats, GOP incumbents are surging ahead of Democrat challengers.
This, of course, is terrible news for Democrats who are aiming to control both the U.S. House and the Senate.
There are eight seats seen as critical for Republicans to retain in order to keep the Senate majority.
These seats are held by:
–Martha McSally of Arizona
–Cory Gardner of Colorado
–David Perdue of Georgia
–Kelly Loeffler of Georgia
–Joni Ernst of Iowa
–Susan Collins of Maine
–Steve Daines of Montana
–Thom Tillis of North Carolina
In AARP polls conducted in 11 states for voters over the age