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Why so many voters care so little about the midterm elections
Why so many voters care so little about the midterm elections

The looming midterm elections, which will decide whether the U.S. Senate is run by Democrats or Republicans, has been called "the Seinfeld election," because so much of the campaign seems to be about nothing. But that's not quite right. The problem is that the campaign has been about too many things. In Colorado, Senate candidates are bickering about birth control, abortion rights and whether "personhood" begins at birth. (As a Denver Post writer put it, "If Colorado's U.S. Senate race were a movie, the set would be a gynecologist's office.") In Georgia, Senate candidates are in a "did so/did not" squabble over whether the Democratic...

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