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IMG Academy pitching coach Dave Shepard gives pointers to pitcher Cameron Varga. Chip Litherland for NPR hide caption

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Millions of dollars have been spent on television ads during this campaign cycle. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry saw his fundraising numbers plummet after his September debate performances.

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Millions of dollars worth of $1 coins languish in a vault at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's Baltimore branch. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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A simulated Canadair Regional Jet flight deck at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla. Robert Benincasa/NPR hide caption

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