Nov 04

Republicans need six seats to claim the Senate majority. If they win five, the Senate will be tied for only the fourth time in history. While Vice President Joe Biden can break the tie, his vote might not be enough…

Women voters turn out for midterm elections at a higher rate than men. Taking the hint, politicians from both sides are heavily targeting women by supporting women candidates and airing ads relating to “women’s issues.” But women don’t all vote…

When presidential approval ratings drop, congressional midterms usually serve as an accurate “report card” for the president. This year, with President Obama’s ratings at 40 percent, Democrats are actively distancing themselves from his policies.

There’s much talk of the Republican advantage this midterm, as the balance of power in the Senate is expected to favor the GOP. But Democrats can claim a few advantages themselves, including family ties, their clever spending tactics and Independents…

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