Which Party Will Control the Senate?

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There's no doubt the Republicans will still run the House after next week's election, but control of the Senate has both parties biting their nails. With Mitt Romney in the White House, his party would run two branches of government, bolstered by a sympathetic Supreme Court. If Barack Obama is re-elected, a Democratic Senate might be a buffer against the Congress, with a chance of making the Court less conservative. Razor-thin, increasingly nasty campaigns are being fought out over abortion, the role of government, party loyalty and bipartisanship. We hear about crucial races still too close to call.

Credits

Guests:
Reid Wilson - The Hill - @PoliticsReid, Noah Bierman - Los Angeles Times - @Noahbierman, Carrie Ritchie - Indianapolis Star - @CarrieRitchie, George Connor - Missouri State University, Paul Landow - University of Nebraska at Omaha

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Evan George, Christian Bordal