Mary Jo Kilroy is running against Wall Street again, echoing a message that won her a first term in Congress two years ago. This time, the Ohio Democrat is in danger of losing her seat to a former bank lobbyist.
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.
On a windy Tuesday afternoon at the Louisville Sportsman’s Club in Ohio, U.S. Representative John Boccieri smoothly shot down a fluorescent orange target soaring across the long, grass-covered firing range.
The Republicans are poised to retake the U.S. House and narrow Democrats’ margin in the Senate, delivering a rebuke to President Barack Obama ’s party in a campaign shaped by voter anxiety over jobs and the economy.