Republican Sens. Jerry Moran and Rob Portman (above) are both interested in running the National Republican Senatorial Committee next cycle. Senate Republicans plan to hold the NRSC election Wednesday.
“It’s got to be someone from the moderate wing of the party,” said one former Senate Democratic aide, who argued for a “friendly face for business” to fundraise.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.