Bennet, Cecil Will Lead DSCC, Dem Sources Say

National Journal

Sen. Michael Bennet will head Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Dems Say

  • The move that keeps much of the party's leadership infrastructure in place for the coming cycle.
  • DSCC Executive Director Guy Cecil, Bennet's former aide and friend, will remain in his job this cycle, a decision that influenced the senator's decision.
  • Bennet and Democratic leaders announced the DSCC leadership at a Democratic Caucus lunch Tuesday, the sources said.
  • Republicans would need to net six Senate seats to take back control, a steep climb under any environment. Seven of the seats up for grabs are in states that Mitt Romney carried this year.
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