Democrats hope to win a veto-proof majority in the U.S. Senate and the contest in Oregon is at the heart of that strategy. Can Republican Gordon Smith win a third term or will Democrat Jeff Merkley take the seat away? Does Barack Obama have coattails? What are the issues that are driving this race? Which candidate has the momentum? We ask Ryan Brown of KFLS Newstalk 1450 in Klamath Falls, Oregon.