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Welcome to Arkansas ... will it apply to the GOP on Election Day? Republicans haven't had control over both state legislative chambers since 1874. Fotosearch/Getty Images/Fotosearch RF hide caption

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Early voters waited in line Wednesday in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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President Barack Obama (R) debates with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L) as moderator Bob Schieffer listens on Oct. 22, 2012. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrat Richard Carmona (left) and Republican Rep. Jeff Flake shake hands before Thursday's debate in Chandler, Ariz. Ross Franklin/AP hide caption

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Race For Arizona's Open Senate Seat Gets Personal

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Former Maine Gov. Angus King, an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, greets potential voters Oct. 1 in Bath, Maine. Joel Page/AP hide caption

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Negative Ads Reign In Maine Senate Race

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama shake hands at the first presidential debate at the University of Denver, Wednesday. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Mitt Romney speaks Thursday at American Legion Post 176 in Springfield, Va. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Ari Shapiro interviews Bobbie Lussier on Thursday.

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Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins, right, faces a retention vote Nov. 6. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Another Iowa Judge Faces Ballot Box Battle Due To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

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Former South Carolina Republican Rep. Bob Inglis now runs the Energy and Enterprise Initiative. /Energy and Enterprise Initiative hide caption

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New Groups Make A Conservative Argument On Climate Change

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You've Got Mail: Campaigns Still Rely On Snail Mail

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Emily Goldberg holds up a sign during the NAACP voter ID rally opposing Pennsylvania's voter ID law last Thursday in Philadelphia. With her is her 2-year-old daughter, Willa. Michael Perez/AP hide caption

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Cristina Saralegui waves at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Paul Ryan greets supporters during a campaign rally Sunday in Waukesha, Wis. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Could Ryan Lure Younger Voters To GOP?

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President Obama speaks at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Are Candidates Missing The Big Picture?

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