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A Good Dentist Is Hard To Find In Rural America

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., seen here in 2012, are both facing competitive elections in 2016. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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How To Lose The Senate In 82 Days

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Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz celebrate with supporters after winning the Wisconsin primary contests on Tuesday. Brennan Linsley and Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Republican Ted Cruz (left) addresses the media after a campaign rally earlier this month in Kansas City, Mo.; Democrat Bernie Sanders speaks at a town hall event last week in Milwaukee. Polls ahead of Tuesday's Wisconsin primary contests gave Cruz and Sanders narrow leads. Kyle Rivas (L) and Darren Hauck (R)/Getty Images hide caption

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Sarah White (right) hugs "Mother" Martha Freeman, known as the change-maker or a violence-interrupter, in the Garden Homes Park neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wis. Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel hide caption

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The Milwaukee Mom Who Isn't Afraid To Step In Front Of Guns

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Marquette University scientist Michael Schläppi grows rice in paddies on his lab's rooftop. Michael Schläppi hide caption

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Rice Finds A Welcome Home In Wisconsin Paddies

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the Western Conservative Summit, hosted by the Centennial Institute, Colorado Christian University's think tank, in Denver, last month. Walker is announcing a run for the White House, joining more than a dozen Republicans to enter the 2016 contest. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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This combination made with file photos provided by the Madison, Wis., police department and Wisconsin Department of Corrections shows Madison Police officer Matt Kenny (left) and Tony Robinson, a biracial man who was killed by the officer. Kenny shot the unarmed 19-year-old in an apartment house on March 6. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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