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Scott Brown, right, a former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, waves to supporters as his wife Gail, left, claps after he won New Hampshire's Republican U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday in Concord, N.H. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Just off Interstate Highway 25, Drill Rig 1548 of Encana Natural Gas stands near homes in the town of Frederick in Weld County, Colorado. milehightraveler/iStockPhoto hide caption

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Members of Congress are racing to take advantage of "franking" privileges, which allow them to replace postage with their signature. They are not allowed to use franking within 90 days of an election. iStockphoto hide caption

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Republican officials Rob Collins, Phil Cox and Matt Walter all seemed pleased at a briefing for journalists about the GOP's midterm election prospects, as did former first lady Mamie Eisenhower. Frank James/NPR hide caption

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Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran (center) may have scored the equivalent of a winning political touchdown in the Republican primary last month, but Chris McDaniel, who lost, still wants to see the replay. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell holds a rifle on stage at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference earlier this year. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Polls give Chris McDaniel the advantage going into Tuesday's runoff for Mississippi's GOP Senate nomination. His 2-year-old son helped rally supporters in Madison, Miss., on Thursday. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Nation Chairman Dave Archambault II, left, and his wife Nicole Archambault, right, applaud as they watch a Cannon Ball flag day celebration, at the Cannon Ball powwow grounds in Cannon Ball, N.D., on June 13. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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