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What To Look For On Election Day: The Battle For The White House & Congress

This pre-election Political Junkie column focuses on all presidential swing states and key races for House and Senate.
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Clock Counts Down On Presidential Campaigns

Tuesday is Election Day and the presidential race appears too close to call. Political oddsmakers have made President Obama the favorite to win, citing his narrow lead in key states, and also in recent days his narrow lead in most national polls. But even the oddsmakers admit there's a chance the president could lose.
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America's Changing Face Presents Challenges For The GOP

In the final days before the election, the parties are doubling down on their convictions. Long-term demographics, however, suggest shifts in America's electorate that could mean big challenges for the Republican Party in coming years — but also could offer some new opportunities.
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Any Way You Describe It, 2012 Campaign Spending Is Historic

Pick your adjective — enormous, astronomical, colossal. The political spending in 2012 was unprecedented and already has implications for the next campaign cycle.
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Obama Plans Another Campaign Marathon For Monday

President Obama is milking every last hour from the final day of campaigning. The president is planning another 14-hour, voice-taxing marathon Monday, ending with a final rally in Iowa, where his national campaign began five years ago.
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Exit Polls Sample Precincts To Predict Election Victor

Exit polls in U.S. elections are done by a consortium of media groups. How reliable are they? Steve Inskeep talks to Andy Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, for an explanation of how exit polling works on Election Day.

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