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Democrats Plan To Contest Six GOP Senate Seats in '12 Cycle »

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chair Patty Murray said she plans to expand the 2012 Democratic playing field Thursday, highlighting six GOP-held Senate seats she believes Democrats can win.

The Republican-held seats where Murray said the DSCC is “aggressively recruiting” candidates in are Massachusetts, Nevada, Indiana, Maine, Arizona and Texas. She said the races are either in states where Democrats hold an advantage, states where shifting demographics play in their favor, or contests featuring “bloody” Republican primaries.