Senate candidates' checkered pasts leave some Republicans worried about 2022 prospects

Senate candidates' checkered pasts leave some Republicans worried about 2022 prospects


As both parties battle for control of the Senate in next year’s midterm elections, some Republicans are growing increasingly concerned that candidates in states crucial to winning a majority in the chamber may have baggage that could sink their bids.

To win a majority, Republicans would need to maintain their 50 current seats and pick up just one additional seat. Some party officials are optimistic that this could happen if a GOP gubernatorial victory in Virginia, gains in New Jersey, and a sinking approval rating for President Joe Biden signal voters might swing in their direction next year.

But some worry Republican candidates for the Senate in Pennsylvania, Missouri, and Georgia face significant misconduct allegations, which could imperil their efforts to

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