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Keating is a Massachusetts Democrat. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
In the midst of wall-to-wall political coverage before Election Day, this handful of House races have managed to mostly fly under the radar.
These are sleeper races, from Arkansas to West Virginia, where the district’s partisan breakdown does not reflect the competitive nature of the race.
As little as two weeks ago, some of these contests were completely overlooked by national political operatives. But new polling suggests these races — like many more competitive contests — are closing, creating eleventh-hour opportunities for the parties.
To be sure, these seats won’t necessarily flip party control on Nov. 4. But thanks to recent events, they should make any election night watch list.
In alphabetical order, here are five sleeper House races of 2014:
Arkansas’ 2nd District Full story