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North Dakota Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp speaks in Minot, N.D.
September 17, 2012 With about 50 days to go before the elections, the battle for Senate control is still too close to call. To get a majority, Republicans need a net gain of 4 seats — 3 if the GOP wins the White House.
January 17, 2012 In the battle for control of the Senate, Republicans have the numbers on their side — 23 of the 33 seats at stake this year are held by Democrats or Dem-leaning independents. But can they get the majority?
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Illinois Republican Senate candidate Rep. Mark Kirk, left, and Democrat Alexi Giannoulias, the state treasurer, at a debate in Chicago on Oct. 19. NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin forecasts a Kirk victory next Tuesday.
October 28, 2010 With just a few days to go before the election, we are showing Republicans likely to make significant gains in the battle for the Senate -- but not the net of 10 seats needed to take control.
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