Stories you shouldn’t miss:
1. With less than two weeks until Election Day, New York Times statistician Nate Silver is forecasting that Democrats will lose control of the House of Representatives but not the Senate. Silver, who accurately predicted the 2008 elections, forecasts that Democrats will maintain a 52-48 edge in the Senate, but that Republicans will take a commanding 228-207 advantage in the House. In California, he predicts that Barbara Boxer will keep her Senate seat, but forecasts that East Bay Democratic Congressman Jerry McNerney will lose his to Republican David Harmer.