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GOP's Challenges Mount In Congressional Elections

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GOP's Challenges Mount In Congressional Elections

Election 2008: Congressional & State Races

GOP's Challenges Mount In Congressional Elections

GOP's Challenges Mount In Congressional Elections

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Republicans are looking to John McCain and his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, to lead the party to victory not only in the presidential race, but in Congressional races, too.

But the Democratic Congressional Committee has raised millions more in campaign funds than its Republican counterpart, and 33 Republican seats will be up for grabs.

House Minority Leader John Boehner talks with Steve Inskeep about the challenges facing the Republican Party in the upcoming Congressional elections.