Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman — who knows what he’s talking about because he’s been on the winning end and the losing end of Senate races in Minnesota — told Politico today that Democratic incumbent Sen. Amy Klobuchar could be hard to beat next year in her bid for a second term.
Asked about the chances of Republicans retaking her seat, Coleman said:
“I think it could be a tough year. She’s certainly strong. She’s got good numbers and good support. She hasn’t been a very polarizing force. Clearly, that’s going to be a challenge.”
Asked if there’s a Republican who could make a race of it, Coleman replied, “I don’t know. It’s still not clear who the Republican nominee’s going to be.”
Coleman said early this year that he won’t be the one trying to beat Klobuchar.