Which Party Will Control the Senate?

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

U.S. Senate (Wikipedia Commons)

The president and his opponent are receiving most of America’s attention today. But there are crucial Senate races unfolding across the country with the power to swing control in either direction.

Democrats are defending 53 seats, with current leads that could allow them to keep at least 51 seats after the election. Republicans, now with 47 seats, seem to have only 43 seats secure. The rest are toss-ups.

Todd Zwillich, our Washington correspondent, gives us an assessment.


Todd Zwillich

Produced by:

Ellen Frankman and Kristen Meinzer

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