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The Fall Lineup

Republicans might as well kiss their Virginia seat goodbye. Two others are in almost as much danger. Overall, only 11 of the 23 GOP seats up for grabs this year are truly safe. Democrats, meanwhile, have only one "vulnerable" seat among their 12 on the line in November.

23 Republican-Held Seats

Gone (1)


VA OPEN (John Warner)

Almost gone (2)

AK Ted Stevens


NM OPEN (Pete Domenici)

Highly vulnerable (5)

CO OPEN (Wayne Allard)

MN Norm Coleman


MS-B Roger Wicker

NH John Sununu

OR Gordon Smith

Vulnerable (2)

ME Susan Collins

NC Elizabeth Dole

Probably safe (2)

KY Mitch McConnell

NE OPEN (Chuck Hagel)

Safe (11)

AL Jeff Sessions

GA Saxby Chambliss

ID OPEN (Larry Craig)

KS Pat Roberts

MS-A Thad Cochran

OK James Inhofe

SC Lindsey Graham

TN Lamar Alexander

TX John Cornyn

WY-A Michael Enzi

WY-B John Barrasso

12 Democratic-Held Seats

Vulnerable (1)

LA Mary Landrieu

Probably safe (1)

SD Tim Johnson

Safe (10)

AR Mark Pryor

DE Joseph Biden

IL Richard Durbin

IA Tom Harkin

MA John Kerry

MI Carl Levin

MT Max Baucus

NJ Frank Lautenberg

RI Jack Reed

WV Jay Rockefeller

This article appears in the August 2, 2008 edition of National Journal Magazine Contents.

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