Will Sarah Palin run for Arizona's open Senate seat? - TheDC Opinion

Feature:Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

It’s not as crazy as it sounds.

The case for Sen. Dean Heller in Nevada

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

Dean Heller is the one person who can save Nevada for the GOP.

2012 U.S. Senate races could determine the presidency

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

To win back the presidency, Republicans will need to field strong Senate candidates.

GOP 2012 & Palin: It's not all about Sarah

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The GOP needs to find a way to harness Palin’s popularity and fundraising skills without making her the party’s nominee.

A 2012 checklist for Reince Priebus

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The new RNC chairman has his work cut out for him.

Steele misses his bus stop

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The only person who promised more and delivered less than Michael Steele in the last two years was Bernie Madoff.

Earmarks: Congressional addicts in denial

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

Congressional Republicans shouldn’t give in to earmark temptation.

California GOP: Shutout in 2010, apocalypse in 2012?

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

Why a new California law could spell the end of the California Republican Party’s status as a major party.

The GOP left a lot on the table in 2010

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The GOP’s weak get-out-the-vote effort cost Republican candidates on Election Day.

TheDC Analysis: The GOP's Road To 51: Predictions - TheDC

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

Ford O’Connell and Steve Pearson predict which candidates will win tomorrow’s 10 key Senate races — and whether the GOP will pick up the Senate.

ANALYSIS: The GOP's Road to 51: GOTV - TheDC

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The GOP’s weak get-out-the-vote operation may cost Republicans control of the Senate.

ANALYSIS: The GOP's Road To 51: Nevada

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

Can Sharron Angle defeat Harry Reid?

ANALYSIS: GOP's Road to 51: Illinois - TheDC

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

This is the third in a series of articles looking at the races most likely to determine whether Republicans capture the majority in the Senate this fall.

ANALYSIS: GOP's Road to 51: Washington State - TheDC

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

Can the third time be the charm for GOP Senate candidate Dino Rossi? It depends on a number of factors — some under his control, some not.

Senate GOP: ready to lead?

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

Regardless of whether Republicans retake the Senate, they better come prepared with a serious agenda.

ANALYSIS: GOP's road to 51: West Virginia - TheDC

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

This is the first in a series of articles looking at the races that will determine whether Republicans capture the majority in the U.S. Senate.

GOP warms to Delaware's O'Donnell

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

Christine O’Donnell is energizing the GOP base.

Boom or bust for GOP in Nevada?

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The tailwind generated by lower-ticket Republican campaigns in Nevada could push Angle across the finish line on Election Day.

The final pieces to the GOP's Senate majority

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The Republicans could take over the Senate this November — if they nominate the right candidates.

Playing with fire in Delaware

Opinion | Ford O'Connell and Steve Pearson

The Tea Party Express is backing conservative Christine O’Donnell in Delaware’s GOP Senate primary. That’s a risky move.