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Ari Shapiro interviews Bobbie Lussier on Thursday.

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Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins, right, faces a retention vote Nov. 6. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Another Iowa Judge Faces Ballot Box Battle Due To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

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Former South Carolina Republican Rep. Bob Inglis now runs the Energy and Enterprise Initiative. /Energy and Enterprise Initiative hide caption

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New Groups Make A Conservative Argument On Climate Change

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You've Got Mail: Campaigns Still Rely On Snail Mail

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Emily Goldberg holds up a sign during the NAACP voter ID rally opposing Pennsylvania's voter ID law last Thursday in Philadelphia. With her is her 2-year-old daughter, Willa. Michael Perez/AP hide caption

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Cristina Saralegui waves at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Could Ryan Lure Younger Voters To GOP?

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President Obama speaks at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Are Candidates Missing The Big Picture?

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Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., participates in last week's National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, left, celebrates with Ron Barber after he won Tuesday's special election in Arizona to serve the remaining seven months of her term. Like Giffords, Barber is a Democrat. He's also a former Giffords aide. Ross D. Franklin/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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Coming To A Political Campaign Near You: Outside Money, And Lots Of It

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