Senate Hold 'Em: The 2014 Midterm Elections

Senate Hold ‘Em: The 2014 Midterm Elections

As the 2014 midterm election approaches, The Takeaway is looking at key Senate races across the country that could result in a shift of power in Congress. Most Americans agree that Congress is already broken, but if the government becomes even more divided—if Democrats control the executive branch while Republicans control both chambers of Congress—how much worse will it get? What, if anything, will be achieved in the next two years? From the nation's most expensive Senate contest in U.S. history, to the states where incumbents are retiring, leaving the door wide-open for a new candidate, The Takeaway explores the ins and outs of the upcoming 2014 midterm election.