Marine One, with President Obama aboard, lands at a Los Angeles park on Monday as part of Obama's three-day West Coast trip that combined fundraising and official business. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Yard signs supporting U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock in Columbus, Ind., on April 23. Mourdock went on to beat incumbent Sen. Dick Lugar in a primary race that received national attention, and a flood of money from outside Indiana. Curtis Tate/MCT /Landov hide caption

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