He noted that Paul has no Democratic opponent, as the most likely candidates are tied up in re-election campaigns for their state offices.
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"The best chance we've ever had," Republican Senate floor leader Damon Thayer said. "We've been steadily closing the gap over the last couple of cycles and I think we're well positioned."
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