A 2022 Midterms Guide, Part 1: The Senate

Jeremy Fassler
8 min readJan 24, 2022
Photograph courtesy of House.gov

This is the first in a series of articles that will highlight the important races to focus on in 2022 to assure Democratic control of the House, Senate, governorships, and other local officials. First up: The Senate.

The center of dysfunction in Washington D.C. is, both now and historically, the United States Senate. Robert Caro, in his epic LBJ biography Master of the Senate, devotes his…

Jeremy Fassler

Freelance writer and journalist. Bylines: The New York Times, The Atlantic, Mother Jones, etc. Co-author of The Deadwood Bible with Matt Zoller Seitz.