"She can't hold both offices, so she would have to resign moments before her swearing-in," said Jennifer Duffy of the Cook Political Report. "Regardless of the circumstances, she would have a lot to say about the appointment."
"While attitudes about Obamacare are pretty baked into the cake, McCain has been using the issue effectively for weeks," said Jennifer Duffy, an editor at The Cook Political Report. "I expect that it will be helpful to Republicans in states seeing the highest premium increases and fewer choices of plans. The issue is already or will soon be used in Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin and North Carolina."