Home

Two More Senators Announce Their Retirement
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Two more Senators have confirmed that they will not run for reelection in 2012.  Democrat Jim Webb of Virginia and Jon Kyl, an Arizona Republican, have both said they are done.

Webb represented the Democrat’s best chance to hold on to a seat in the Old Dominion, which has been trending toward purple but still remains a mostly Republican state.  Without a deep bench in Virginia, this will put a lot of pressure on former Governor Tim Kaine, currently the head of the Democratic National Committee.  Kaine has repeatedly held out hope that Webb would run again, and has said he already had the job he wants, but hasn’t shut the door on a Senate run yet.  On the Republican side, former Senator George Allen has already said he intends to run for his old seat.  A Kaine – Allen match-up would be one of the highest profile campaigns of 2012.

Arizona is part of the new mountain west – a group of states that have traditionally voted Republican but due to changing demographics and changing politics have been trending purple.  As an incumbent, Kyl would almost certainly keep his seat, but as an open seat this may be the Democrats best chance to elect an Arizona Senator since the 1988.  Nobody has stepped up to say they’ll contest the seat yet; prior to her shooting last month, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was considered a possible candidate

  
What
Where




 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities Associate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of our client seeks corporate, mergers and acquisitions and securities associat...

Apply Now

Business Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Santa Monica

Santa Monica office of our client seeks business litigation attorney with 1-3 years of experience. T...

Apply Now

Intellectual Property Litigation / Enforcement Associate Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks intellectual property litigation / enforcement associate at...

Apply Now

Eminent Domain Attorney

USA-TX-Richmond

Richmond office of our client seeks eminent domain attorney with 5+ years of experience. The candida...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Hotline & Training Managing Attorney (IMMIGRATION)

USA-NY-New York City

The Hotline & Training Services Managing Attorney will guide, develop, and supervise the Hotline sta...

Apply now

Litigation paralegal

USA-TX-Dallas

We are looking to immediately hire a responsible, highly organized, self-motivated litigation parale...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-TX-Dallas

Associate Attorney – 7 to 10 Years’ Experience - Dallas/Fort Worth   ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-TX-Dallas

Associate Attorney – 3 to 5 Years’ Experience - Dallas/Fort Worth   ...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top