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Georgia U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn, right, greets supporters at a campaign field office, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Decatur, Ga. (Photo by David Goldman/AP)

Democratic supporters embrace Michelle Nunn — and Obama — in Georgia

11/03/14 07:15PM

DECATUR, Georgia — Republicans have tried to paint Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn as someone who would simply rubber stamp President Obama’s agenda. It’s a line of criticism that seems to get her base most riled up—not only because they believe Nunn would maintain her independence, but also because they still adamantly support the president. read more

Governor Scott Walker visits with people during an event in Green Bay, Wis., on Oct. 24, 2014. (Evan Siegle/Green Bay Press-Gazette/AP)

In Milwaukee, a final push to boost turnout

11/03/14 07:01PM

“Y’all doing voting?” a young woman asks, as she pushes a stroller past dilapidated houses in Milwaukee’s Borchert Field neighborhood.“Yes we are! What’s your name? Do you need a ride tomorrow?” Beverly Currie says brightly, flipping papers on her clipboard to find a blank sheet. “If you call this number, it’ll tell you where you need to go to vote.”The race between Gov. read more

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, center, flanked by former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, right, greets supporters during a campaign stop focusing on Latino-American issues in Denver, Colo. on Nov. 3, 2014.

Udall rallies Latinos, but leaders fear it's too little too late

11/03/14 06:44PM

DENVER, Colo. -- Latino voters saved Colorado Democrats in a tough year before and now Senator Mark Udall is counting on them to do the same again in his race against Republican Cory Gardner. Some leaders in the community, however, are worried that the effort is too little, too late after a campaign that’s largely focused on reproductive rights. read more

Democratic Senate candidate Senator Kay Hagan speaks to the media in Cary, N.C. on Nov. 3, 2014.

'Everything is at stake' in North Carolina US Senate race

11/03/14 06:15PM

“Everything is at stake,” said Irving Allen, a field director with Ignite NC, a youth led voting rights group. “Not only the fight for new ground but a fight for all the ground we’ve won. Voting rights are at stake, early childhood education and healthcare are all at stake. There’s a lot on the line.” read more

GOP candidate campaigns on Redskins name

GOP candidate campaigns on Redskins name

11/03/14 04:58PM

Though thousands gathered at a Redskins game in Minneapolis Sunday in protest over the Washington football team’s name, one Republican Senate candidate is still campaigning on the team’s name in his re-election race. watch

Will pot measures draw out young voters?

Will pot measures draw out young voters?

11/03/14 04:47PM

Heather McGhee, Christine Quinn, Kurt Andersen and Jonathan Chait break down the ballot initiatives to watch on Election Day, including pot legalization in Alaska, Oregon and D.C., major sentencing reform in California and crucial measures that could end watch

Races tightening in final hours of midterms

Races tightening in final hours of midterms

11/03/14 03:59PM

Though polls have shown Republican odds to control the Senate to be high, there are also signs that some midterm races thought to be tilting toward the GOP are tightening. Heather McGhee, Kurt Andersen, Harold Ford Jr. and Jonathan Chait join to discuss. watch

Members of the audience cheer during a musical performance moments before Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn steps to the stage, Oct. 27, 2014, in Decatur, Ga. (Photo by David Goldman/AP)

The Democrats vs. Republican message battle in Georgia

11/03/14 01:37PM

MARIETTA, Georgia — Jim Jenkins, 73, considers himself a Reagan Republican at heart. He says he’s disturbed at how Democrats have created “a society of takers” who depend on the welfare state. But he just doesn’t know if he can bring himself to vote for Republican Senate candidate David Perdue. read more

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