You know Obama's debate performance was bad when not even MSNBC tried to spin it as a win. In fact, his appearance was so lackluster, it seemed to destroy part of Chris Matthews' brain. 'SNL' took the opportunity to pour a little salt in the wounds of the MSNBC hosts most affected by this tragedy, including Matthews, Al Sharpton and Rachel Maddow.
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.