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A Closer Look At The Tightest Senate Races07:00

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In Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is anticipating becoming the majority leader after tomorrow’s elections in spite of his strong opponent, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes.

On the other hand, Democratic incumbents in Alaska and North Carolina have tough competition from Republican challengers.

NPR’s Ron Elving joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the most tightly contested Senate seats and who is most likely to lead if Republicans take the Senate — the moderate or more conservative contingent of the party.


This segment aired on November 3, 2014.

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