Republicans Seek Gains on Bailouts, Health Care: Races to Watch

With two weeks to go until the midterm elections, Bloomberg Businessweek takes a look at eight key contests

(Bloomberg) — With the Nov. 2 midterm elections less than two weeks away, political analysts are focusing on races that will help determine whether Republicans oust Democrats from control of the U.S. House and Senate and how the two parties fare in gubernatorial races. Bloomberg Businessweek takes a look in its Oct. 25 issue at eight key contests, from coast to coast, that illustrate some of the issues, trends and voter dynamics at work in the 2010 campaign. These factors include turnout concerns facing Democrats, public opposition to the Troubled Asset Relief Program and the health-care overhaul, and the role of spending by pro-Republican outside groups.

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