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Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) prepares to vote at Madbury Town Hall with husband Bill November 4, 2014 in Madbury, New Hampshire. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Dems Keep NH Senate Seat As Shaheen Defeats Brown

Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen defeated Republican challenger Scott Brown on Tuesday, winning a second term and blocking his return to Washington from a second state.

11/04/2014

Republicans Only Need 3 More Senate Seats To Take Control As Rounds Wins South Dakota

Republicans are halfway there in their fight to win control of the Senate.

11/04/2014

More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Exit Poll: Party Leaders A Drag On Both Sides

More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama.

11/04/2014

President Barack Obama (C) meets with (L-R) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in the Oval Office at the White House September 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Obama Invites Bipartisan Congressional Leaders To Meet At White House On Friday

Resurgent Republicans captured Democratic seats in Arkansas and West Virginia and bid for control of the U.S. Senate and a tighter grip on the House Tuesday in elections shaped by deep voter discontent with President Barack Obama.

11/04/2014

Mitt Romney addresses the crowd during a rally for Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan at a PenAir airplane hangar on Nov. 3, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Romney: White House Trying ‘To Perfume The Pig’

Mitt Romney said Monday that promises made by President Barack Obama have not helped the American people, and the former presidential candidate predicted that change is coming to Washington, D.C.

11/04/2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks as his wife Elaine Chao looks on during an election rally at Bluegrass Airport on Nov. 3, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘This Is A Chance To Begin To Save This Country’

Public campaigning gives way to the privacy of the voting booth today with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake.

11/04/2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell waves to the crowd on Aug. 29, 2012 during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mitch McConnell’s Pitch: Make Me Majority Leader

With public polls showing Sen. Mitch McConnell leading his Democratic challenger Allison Lundergan Grimes, the Republican leader focused on another prize in his final pitch to voters Monday: becoming Senate majority leader.

11/03/2014

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Biden: ‘I Think We’re Going To Keep The Senate’

With the midterm elections less than one day away, Vice President Joe Biden told CNN that he doesn’t think Republicans will gain control of the Senate.

11/03/2014

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GOP Candidates Treading Gingerly On Climate Change

Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

10/24/2014

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D.C. Lawyer Says Congress Wants Control of Spending

Even though he personally supports giving the District of Columbia more power over its local budget, the city’s attorney general told a federal appeals court Friday that Congress has made clear that it wants to maintain control of the purse strings.

10/17/2014

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