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The race for the White House tourists for the senate right now the balance of power in the senate favors Democrats with 51 plus two independents who caucus with Democrats.
Republicans hold 47 sees real clear politics labels races in these states is toss ups Arizona.
Connecticut Indiana Massachusetts.
Missouri Montana and Nevada North Dakota Virginia and Wisconsin.
Tonight we look at the last one Wisconsin -- -- down and getting down and dirty and remains very close chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel has specifics.
In Wisconsin former Republican governor and bush cabinet secretary Tommy Thompson is in a heated battle against democratic congresswoman Tammy Baldwin.
In a race that could affect the senate balance of power.
Baldwin -- Thompson for taking credit for the economy when Bill Clinton was president and he was governor.
-- not he's not telling you.
Is what he's been up to since you left the state of Wisconsin -- -- he went to work in Washington for George W.
Bush and help turn.
-- -- surplus.
Into a deficit.
Baldwin declined our request -- interview Thompson says Baldwin is far too liberal to represent Wisconsin in the senate.
The -- classic race between somebody that works with both political parties.
And somebody like Tammy Baldwin -- so extreme.
-- even our own political party doesn't pass -- legislation she's an individual that believes far left and -- that tax service vendor all.
-- -- -- out this week Thompson -- Baldwin for her vote in 2006 on a resolution remembering those killed in the September 11 attacks.
Tammy Baldwin -- the F Kennedy -- The victims of my mom and she's only thing.
Baldwin's campaign called -- -- add a disgrace saying the bill contained elements of the GOP agenda.
The troops time and again Tammy Baldwin is supporting and honoring victims of nine elevenths.
Real clear politics calls this race a toss up and has -- -- by less than a point averaging recent polls.
The latest Marquette university law school poll has Thompson leading among likely voters by one point 46 to 45.
And the director of apple says that tough tone of the race.
Has had an impact to me the most important thing is the way the negativity of the race has affected both candidates and -- both have been effective.
At scoring the other side with their negative message.
While this is a big year for Wisconsin Republicans with Paul Ryan on the ticket -- -- previous the RNC chair.
Experts note the recall against governor Scott Walker further polarize the state and in a purple state -- should be very close on Election Day wrecked my thanks.
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