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In New Hampshire, Two Different Tales Of Scott Brown's State Jump

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For This Colorado Voter, Oil And Gas Debate Plays Out On His Property

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In Swing State Of Colorado, Voter Says She Has To Settle For Choice Of Evils

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Activists Against Voter Restrictions May Be Hindering Their Legal Case

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Low-dose pot-infused cookies, called the Rookie Cookie, sit on the packaging table Sept. 26 at The Growing Kitchen in Boulder, Colo. The state legalized recreational pot use last year. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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U.S. President Ronald Reagan quiets a cheering crowd at a Republican rally in November 1986. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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The Devastating History Of Midterm Elections

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Gary Morse, with wife Sharon, in 1999. Morse transformed a mobile home park in Florida into The Villages, a retirement community of more than 100,000 residents. Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel hide caption

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The Billionaire Who Remade Retirement Living On A Massive Scale

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Obamas Head To Connecticut As Tight Governor's Race Nears Close

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Congressman Michael Grimm is facing a 20-count federal indictment but despite the charges, Grimm stands a decent chance of being reelected in New York. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Campaign That Seems More Crime Drama Than Congressional Race

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Evangelicals Mobilize Voters, But GOP Candidates Less Vocally Supportive

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What Women's Votes Could Mean For The Midterms

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A cow walks near oil pump jacks in Santa Maria, Calif. Oil production has long been a part of Santa Barbara County, but a new ballot measure could effectively shut down all new drilling operations there. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Keep On Drillin'? Santa Barbara Prepares To Vote On Oil Future

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