As the polls were beginning to turn more definitively against Mitt Romney last week, conservative columnist Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal called for an "intervention" for the former Massachusetts governor's presidential campaign, encouraging like-minded thinkers on the right to offer the Republican presidential nominee some advice.
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.