Michigan and Minnesota’s importance to Tuesday’s election between President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has overshadowed their role in deciding Senate control.
Biden, the two-term vice president and 36-year Delaware senator, planned stops in Michigan and Minnesota during his final weekend on the campaign trail to boost his support in the Upper Midwest. His visits also benefit down-ballot Democrats who could help him push a liberal agenda through Congress should he be elevated to the White House after Nov. 3.
Democrats need to gain three to four Senate seats for a majority. But the Michigan and Minnesota races haven’t earned the national attention of some of their counterparts