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Then-incumbent Rep. Frank Guinta, R-N.H., and then-Democratic challenger Carol Shea-Porter debate during a Sept. 2012 forum at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. Guinta, who lost to Shea-Porter in 2012, is running for his old seat in 2014. David Lane/AP hide caption

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In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

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National Security May Not Resonate At The Polls This Fall

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Congress Quietly Extends The Budget — Past Election Day, Anyway

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Senate To Vote On Bill To Authorize Arming Syrian Rebels

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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, leaves after a news conference Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner responded positively to the proposals from President Obama about confronting Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Expanding ISIS Fight Scrambles GOP Plan To Extend Budget And Get Out

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Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor is fighting for his seat in a state that's grown more Republican. He's campaigning hard at events like this University of Arkansas Razorbacks game. Ailsa Chang/NPR hide caption

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Pryor Sticks To The Middle In Close Arkansas Senate Race

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When Senate Returns From Recess, Ferguson Will Top The Docket

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Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., takes questions from the media in April during an appearance in Durham. Hagan has tried for her first 5 1/2 years in the U.S. Senate to convince North Carolina voters that being in the middle of the road is a good thing. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Senate Control May Swing On North Carolina's Unpopularity Contest

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, with incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., talks with reporters on Wednesday about House Republican plans to deal with the border crisis. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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To Cope With Child Immigrants, Competing Plans Emerge From Congress

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VA Nominee Steps Before Senate Committee

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House GOP Counters Obama's Request By Promising Own Proposal

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Administration Officials Defend Funding Request To Stem Border Crisis

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Obama's Request For Immigration Funds Meets Pushback On The Hill

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Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks during a committee hearing on veterans' health care. Sanders, an Independent, is a possible 2016 presidential candidate. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

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Supreme Court Invalidates 3 Obama Recess Appointments

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