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Senator John McCain leaves after a procedural vote on healthcare on Thursday, as the Senate was to vote on moving head on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky faces a tough choice — irritate the GOP base and work with Democrats or risk passing legislation that is not very meaningful. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Democrats are warning that Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Trump's pick for attorney general, is trying to "rebrand" after failing to be confirmed as a federal judge in 1986 because of racism allegations. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence campaigns with John Neely Kennedy, the Republican Senate candidate in Louisiana. Kennedy faces Democrat Foster Campbell in a runoff election on Dec. 10. Ryan Kailath/WWNO hide caption

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Democrats Make Long-Shot Effort To Win Louisiana Senate Seat

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire (from left), Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri. Chip Somodevilla, Mark Wilson (2)/Getty Images hide caption

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A police officer keeps protesters at bay before a debate for Louisiana candidates for the U.S. Senate at Dillard University in New Orleans Wednesday night. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Former KKK Leader David Duke Blames Debate Protests On Black Lives Matter 'Radicals'

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Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (from left), Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. John McCain. Gaston De Cardenas/AFP/Getty Images; Joe Raedle/Getty Images; Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talk on Capitol Hill in 2014. Both are expected to win their primaries for re-election Tuesday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Incumbents Poised For Big Wins Despite All The Attention On Outsiders

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