On Nov. 1, 2004, and Nov. 1, 2012, two incumbent presidents laid out closing arguments asking voters for a second term. President Bush held a rally in the warm embrace of Dallas, where he later retired after serving out a rocky second term.
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.