To Understand the Midterms, Ignore the National Polls and Look at These Specific Races — TIME

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. The national mood is iffy at best, facing a coin toss for which party will emerge victorious this election season. Polls show both parties are competitive in key races, the money race…

To Understand the Midterms, Ignore the National Polls and Look at These Specific Races — TIME