Catastrophe: Patty Murray now trails both potential GOP challengers for Washington Senate seat.
Dino Rossi and Clint Didier are both up on Murray. Combine this with Russ Finegold in deep trouble against Rob Johnson, Carly Fiorina in a dead heat with Barbara Boxer and you have a recipe for a GOP takeover of the Senate in November.
Russ Finegold and Patty Murray were not thought to have their Senate seats in play this November. That appears not to be the case. The key to a GOP takeover in the Senate probably will be Russ Finegold and Harry Reid being beaten. If Finegold falls, voters out west will see this and could depress Democratic voter turnout in the Fiorina and Murray races.