The latest news on Sestak, Joe
Data on contributions to "super committee" is a reminder of the gulf between campaign giving and campaign spending.
The Pennsylvania Republican will join the Senate in January.
Independent expenditures were nearly 60 percent higher than the 2006 midterms.
The newly elected will have to work with the GOP.
Democrats won key races in West Virginia and California to retain their majority in the Senate.
The Republican Senate committee comes in second.
Delaware candidate has become a midterm lightning rod.
The GOP candidate is likely to win in the Arkansas senate race.