It's election day across the country, with big Senatorial races deciding which party is in the majority. Races in Colorado, Iowa, Georgia, Alaska, Kansas, New Hampshire, and others are under the microscope as voters go to the booths. The Republicans are expected to take control of the legislature’s upper chamber, although a last minute mistake or an unexpected turnout from the Democratic base could shift the tide. And while the House of Representatives has not been followed with as much scrutiny, Republicans are expected to pick up around 10-15 more seats, solidifying their majority.
We’ll round-up the hottest races to watch around the country and ask which contests are on your radar? And what would an entirely Republican-controlled Congress mean for President Obama?
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Carolyn Lochhead, Washington Correspondent, San Francisco Chronicle
Chris Moody, Senior Digital Correspondent for CNN’s Politics Team (a new position for Chris, formerly the politics reporter for Yahoo! News)