On a break between meeting voters and conducting radio and television interviews -- a staple of nearly every day -- Ms. Bachmann took a seat in the bar of a hotel here and left no doubt that she was serious about running.
33 out of 100 seats are up for election. 51 are needed for a majority.
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* Includes two independent senators expected to caucus with the Democrats: Angus King (Maine) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.).
All 435 seats are up for election. 218 are needed for a majority.