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Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist, center, is greeted by supporters as he and his running mate Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, left, make a brief campaign stop on Oct. 25, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The 5 most outlandish midterm fundraising appeals

10/29/14 01:45PM

With the midterm elections just six days away – and the control of the Senate up for grabs and several governors in very tight races -- Democrats and Republicans are making 11th hour pleas for more cash in hopes that it could tip the balance in their favor. read more

GOP's double secret ground game exposed!

GOP's double secret ground game exposed!

10/28/14 11:46PM

Lynn Bartels, reporter for The Denver Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Republicans are trying to quietly improve their get-out-the-vote strategy in Denver to avoid election day surprises like they had in 2010.  watch

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke at North Division High School on Oct. 28, 2014, in Milwaukee. (Photo by Evan Vucci/AP)

President Obama stumps for Mary Burke in Milwaukee

10/28/14 09:11PM

With the race essentially tied with both candidates polling at 47%, Obama urged the crowd to take advantage of the remaining three days of early voting. “Grab your friends, grab your coworkers, grab your lazy cousin who’s sitting at home, who never votes during the midterms, sitting at home watching reruns of old Packer games. Take all of them to cast their ballots.” read more