Following last night’s GOP wave, National Senate Democrats are noticeably silent, “issuing no statement and few tweets as they grapple with the fallout of a devastating night.” The Hill,
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) neither issued a press release nor responded to requests for comment as late as Wednesday morning on their loss of at least seven seats — and with them control of the upper chamber.
That includes a particularly embarassing defeat in DSCC Chairman Michael Bennet’s home state of Colorado, where Democratic Sen. Mark Udall fell short relying on the the same strategies and assumptions that vaulted Bennet to a win four years ago.
Most of the committee’s leadership, including executive director Guy Cecil, deputy executive director Matt Canter and spokesman Justin Barasky, have also been largely absent from Twitter as the losses racked up for Democrats.
That’s a stark contrast to the rapid reaction and instant spin the public had come to expect from the organization prior to Election Day.