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Republicans Pull Out of Louisiana

By on 10.15.08 | 4:22PM

Remember those Senate races I keep warning about? The Washington Post is reporting that the National Republican Senate Campaign Committee is pulling out of Louisiana, where Democrat-turned-Republican John Kennedy is facing off against perennially troubled incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu. That means the national GOP is writing off its last realistic pickup opportunity and is now completely playing defense in the race to keep the Democrats from winning a 60-seat majority. Have a nice day.

UPDATE: Just a couple days later, WaPo says the NRSCC is going back on the air after some "tightening" in their internals. Whether this is a head fake or the result of Kennedy really posting improved numbers, I don't know.

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