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Two years ago, college students on the NAACP's "Vote Hard" bus tour encouraged people to vote in Selma, Ala., in the presidential race. African-American voters went to the polls in droves. Now, the Democratic National Committee is trying to do the same for the midterm elections. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Get Ye To The Polls! Democrats Rally Blacks To Vote

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Audrey Meadows and Jackie Gleason stand on the set of the TV series The Honeymooners. Who plays the insurer and who's the White House? Paramount Pictures/Hulton Archive hide caption

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'Citizens' Case Opened Floodgates For PAC Money

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Outsiders Outadvertise Candidates In Mich. Race

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Prosecutor Buckled Under Pressure Of Stevens Trial

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Week In Politics: Emanuel Resigns, Liberals Rally

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At his final Senior Staff meeting today, Rahm Emanuel was given a dead Asian carp that, presumably, looked a lot like one of these. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo hide caption

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Obama Announces Rahm's Departure

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