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Ron Estes was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for Kansas' 4th District on Tuesday. He greeted supporters in Wichita following his victory. Nadya Faulx/KMUW hide caption

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Republican Dean Young (above) is backed by the Tea Party. He faces Bradley Byrne in a special runoff election Tuesday to fill Alabama's 1st Congressional District seat. Phillip Rawls and Campaign of Dean Young/AP hide caption

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