Citizens go to the cast their ballots at the South Shore Park building on election day Nov. 4, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wis.
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The Koch brothers are set to spend $2.1 million in support of the Republican candidate.

Two states have not been decided yet.

The minimum wage hikes were a rare bright spot for progressives on election night.

At the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, President Obama mocked the idea of getting a drink with McConnell.

Utah’s Mia Love became the first black female member of the GOP to be elected to Congress and the first person of color ever to represent the state.

The “American Idol” season 2 runner-up lost by 18 points to Republican Congresswoman Renee Elmers. 

When msnbc asked Adams which she would bring to Congress that her opponent wouldn’t, she replied, “Voices of the people I’ve fought for. Also, my famous hat collection.”