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Republicans Take Control Of U.S. Senate With N.C. Win

The GOP picked up the seats needed to retake control of the Senate and then some — with major victories in North Carolina, Iowa, Colorado and Arkansas. They also added to their margin in the House.
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Rep. Schweikert Weighs In On Republican Priorities

Republicans have picked up the seats they need to control the U.S. Senate. They even added to their margin in the U.S. House. David Greene talks to Rep. David Schweikert, a Republican from Arizona.
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Voters Decide Minimum Wage, Marijuana Ballot Measures

Across the country, many voter initiatives were on the ballots. Minimum wage questions were on ballots in five states. In addition, three states and the District of Columbia voted on marijuana issues.
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After 8 Years, Republicans Win Control Of U.S. Senate

The GOP scored major victories in the midterm elections. The wins reshape the political dynamic in Washington and complicate the legislative agenda for President Obama's final two years in office.
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2-Day Appeal Hearing To Consider Ray Rice's NFL Case

An independent arbiter in New York on Wednesday begins hearing Ray Rice's appeal of his lifetime ban from the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to testify, as are other key executives.
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Republican Candidates Swept; Democrats Wept

The GOP won gubernatorial races, gained seats in the U.S. House and won a majority in the Senate. Minority leader Mitch McConnell, who won reelection in Kentucky, is in line to be majority leader.
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GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Outshine Democratic Opponents

Thirty-six governors were on the ballot Tuesday. Florida's Rick Scott, Wisconsin's Scott Walker and Kansas' Sam Brownback were among the Republicans who won despite stiff challenges by Democrats.
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Charlotte's College Of Faith Lacks A Campus But Not A Football Team

Normally, colleges create their football teams. But now we have the story of a football coach who created a college. It's an online school called College of Faith in Charlotte, N.C.
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GOP Politicans From Texas Agree: It's A Great State

There are few things more satisfying than being a Republican in the great state of Texas. At the Moody Theater in Austin, Republican victors declared, when it comes to Texas, nothing's better.
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Kansas Republicans Breathe A Sigh Of Relief

While Kansas is typically a deeply conservative red state, this year two of the party's leaders found themselves in fights for their political lives — and they won.

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