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Mapping Out The End Days Of The Midterm Campaign

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Miss. Primary Saga Rolls On, As McDaniel Refuses To Back Down

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The Majority Leader Has Lost. Long Live The Majority Leader

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Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell speaks to supporters Saturday at the Tanglewood Farms Restaurant in Franklin, Ky. McConnell faces Tea Party challenger Matt Bevin and several other lesser-known candidates in Tuesday's GOP primary. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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The Intra-Party Landscape, Seen From The Edge Of Primary Season

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (from left) arrives with his family Chiara de Blasio, Chirlane McCray and Dante de Blasio to take the oath of office on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Lawmaker Retirement Season Starts Ahead Of 2014 Midterm Elections

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Republican Gov. Chris Christie listens as Democratic challenger Barbara Buono answers a question during a debate at Montclair University in Montclair, N.J., on Oct. 15. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., gestures as he speaks in an Oversight Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in May 22. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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