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Daily Archives: November 4, 2012

Sen. Claire McCaskill steps off her campaign bus to speak to the media outside Bayless Elementary School, on Oct. 31, 2012, in St. Louis County, Mo.

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Sen. Claire McCaskill steps off her campaign bus to speak to the media outside Bayless Elementary School, on Oct. 31, 2012, in St. Louis County, Mo.

Senate Races to Watch Tuesday

With Greg Giroux and Emma Fidel President Barack Obama put it succinctly in 2010: the Democrats suffered a “shellacking” in the mid-terms, and he took the blame. Republicans won a net gain of 63 seats in the House, their biggest...

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Mitt Romney, Republican presidential candidate, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama arrive to participate in a presidential debate at the University of Denver in Colorado.

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Mitt Romney, Republican presidential candidate, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama arrive to participate in a presidential debate at the University of Denver in Colorado.

Obama-Romney: Tied for 10 Days

For the 10th consecutive night in ABC News/Washington Post tracking polls, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are virtually tied among likely voters — today, it’s 49 percent Obama, 48 percent Romney, a statistical tie in a survey with...

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