Local Politics Dominate Midterm Elections05:55

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The midterm elections this year will determine whether the U.S. Senate stays Democratic or turns Republican.

But as pollsters Anna Greenberg and Kristen Soltis Anderson tell Here & Now's Robin Young, there are no nationally important issues driving voters' decisions.

Instead, the midterms are being waged on a smaller scale, with many local issues spurring individual races.


This segment aired on October 2, 2014.

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