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Democrats win GOP seats in Ind., Mass.

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

Democrats and Republicans in a dozen states faced an onslaught of outside money that financed endless negative commercials and ugly mailings that left voters exasperated. The record independent spending — $50 million in Virginia and $40 million in Wisconsin in addition to $33 million in Ohio — reflected the high-stakes fight for the Senate.

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