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Minnesota eighth congressional district winner Rick Nolan. Photograph by Clint Austin/The Duluth News-Tribune via AP Photo

Minnesota eighth congressional district winner Rick Nolan. Photograph by Clint Austin/The Duluth News-Tribune via AP Photo

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 9

That’s how many former members of the House of Representatives will be rejoining the chamber in January after comeback victories in the Nov. 6 election. Seven are Democrats, and two are Republicans. Six of the Democrats were defeated in the...

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Democratic Rep. John Barrow hugs a supporter after declaring victory in his race against Republican challenger Lee Anderson at an election-night party on Nov. 6, 2012 in Augusta, Ga.

Photograph by John Bazemore/AP Photo

Democratic Rep. John Barrow hugs a supporter after declaring victory in his race against Republican challenger Lee Anderson at an election-night party on Nov. 6, 2012 in Augusta, Ga.

2 Faces of U.S. Politics: Deep South, New England House Delegations

Two figures in the wake of Tuesday’s election starkly illustrate the differing political vibe in two of America’s more distinct sections — and, more largely, drive home the divide that helps explain stalemate in Washington. 1 – The number of white Democrats who...

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