Senate Watch: North Dakota’s Democratic Incumbent Struggling in New Polls

We’ve noted on several occasions how favorable the 2018 Senate map is for Republicans, even if the national electoral environment ends up with a deep blue tint (the GOP’s fortunes have ticked up, thanks to tax reform and good economic news, which the president’s foolish trade war gambit threatens). Losing Alabama was an entirely avoidable setback, giving Democrats a better shot at taking over the upper chamber in November. But that task would still require them netting two seats, which will be exceptionally difficult if Republicans can knock off a Democratic incumbent or two — or more.