Early Intensity Underlines Role of Races in Ohio - New York Times: "COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 6 — For the Democratic Party, the road back to power in Washington begins here in Ohio. But as long-dominant Ohio Republicans struggle with a corruption scandal, economic distress and rising voter unease, Democrats face a challenge in making the state a launching pad to seize control of Congress and the White House, leaders of both parties say."
Seems like MTB will not go lacking for work this year. Make sure you click on the graph, marked "Graphic: Closely Watched Races in Ohio." There's a good & succinct presentation of lots of data there.