WASHINGTON — Republicans are poised to take control of the Senate, provided they avoid Election Day upsets and win at least three of a half-dozen close races they feel they are ahead.
The campaign map gives Republicans several ways of winning the six net seats they need to wrest the Senate majority from Democrats. How they can get there:
DON’T BLOW THE EASY ONES
It would be stunning if Republicans fail to grab three seats in states where veteran Democrats are retiring, and where President Barack Obama lost badly: West Virginia, South Dakota and Montana. Those three states should put the GOP