US Politics

Marion McKeone: Republicans hold the upper hand as parties spend a record $10bn on campaigns

All of the seats in the US House of Representatives and about a third of the Senate seats are up for grabs in the elections, but it remains to be seen if the huge spend by Republicans and Democrats will have any effect on voters

Targeting the young vote: Even Joe Biden is getting in on the TikTok act

With just two days before the polls close in America’s crucial midterm elections, Republicans appear, according to opinion polling, well positioned to regain control of the House of Representatives and potentially the Senate as well.

With all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate up for grabs, how the political parties get their message out to voters will be key to their success.

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