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Albert N. Gore Jr., a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, speaks at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., on Aug. 2. Gore is running against incumbent Republican Roger Wicker. He says there should have been younger people interested in taking on Wicker — "but they didn't want to fight." Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Bill Clinton Speech May Be Shot In The Arm For Dems

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CarolinaFest Greets DNC Delegates To Charlotte

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Franky Hatton and Cletis pose in front of the gravestones of Hatton's champion coon hounds at Coon Dog Cemetery near Cherokee, Ala. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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A Resting Place For Hunting Hounds In Alabama

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Hurricane Isaac Cleanup Begins In Mississippi

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Gulfport, Miss., Residents Wait Out Isaac At Home

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Gulf Coast Hunkers Down For Isaac's Wind And Rain

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Tropical Storm Isaac Takes Aim At Gulf Coast

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Water gets churned up at the end of a dredging pipeline connected to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tenn., on Monday. The river has seen water levels from Illinois to Louisiana plummet because of drought conditions in the past three months. When there's less flow coming downstream, saltwater from the Gulf wedges its way in. Adrian Sainz/AP hide caption

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Justice Bernette Johnson is at the center of a legal battle over whether she will be the next chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Louisiana Supreme Court/AP hide caption

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