5 Reasons Why the Midterms Should Matter to You

There are dozens of reasons why next month's midterms matter, but here are the biggest ones.

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) flip steaks at the 37th Harkin Steak Fry.

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So you think the 2014 midterms don't matter? Do you wish we could skip November and get straight to the 2016 primaries? Were you among the people who thought this year's Iowa Steak Fry this year was about Hillary Clinton's non-launch campaign launch and not the Democratic congressional candidates on the ballot? If you answered yes to these questions, you're wrong (except for the last one – no argument here.) 

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