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Colorado state Rep. Julie McCluskie, a Democrat, is surrounded by protective plastic barriers in the House chambers at the Colorado State Capitol during an emergency legislative session on November 30. Lawmakers there are planning to move their 2021 session back by at least a month. Helen H. Richardson/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Nicole Galloway, Missouri's state auditor and Democratic candidate for governor, is challenging Republican Gov. Mike Parson, primarily on his coronavirus record. Here, Galloway addresses the media last month, while Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Quinton Lucas looks on during a news conference. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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State representatives stand during the Pledge of Allegiance in the Iowa House chambers in Des Moines, Iowa, in June. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Are You Watching Your State Lawmaker Elections? Here's Why You Should

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A supporter of ride-hail drivers holds a sign during a protest in front of Uber headquarters on May 8 in San Francisco. A new law in California aims to change how gig economy and other contract workers are classified. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Engraved portrait of George Clinton, a former U.S. vice president who was also New York state's first and longest-serving governor, in the late 18th century — not long after the first sign of the word gubernatorial appeared in the English language. Getty Images hide caption

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Where Does The Term 'Gubernatorial' Come From?

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President Trump has been campaigning for Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin (left), who is on the ballot for reelection Tuesday. Above, they step off Air Force One in August at Louisville, Ky.'s airport. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, D-Va., has not called for embattled Gov. Ralph Northam to resign. Should Northam step aside, Fairfax would become Virginia's second black governor. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Eyes On Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax As Gov. Northam Resists Calls To Resign

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Every Senior At This Struggling High School Was Accepted To College

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This Teacher Wants To Excite Your Inner Scientist

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Singer and songwriter Bob Schneider invented "The Song Game" a decade ago, inviting a closed group of fellow musicians to submit a new song every week. Chris Miller/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For A Few Musicians, Beating Songwriter's Block Is A Game

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