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Absentee Ballots To Decide Whether Rep. Rangel Gets A 23rd Term

Even though votes are still being counted, Rep. Charles Rangel has declared victory in his race against Adriano Espaillat. It could be more than a week before the results are available.
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Election Season Defies Conventional Storylines

That story about the passing of the Old Guard? Or the one about the resurgence of the Tea Party? Not so fast, the voters still seem to be saying.
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AP Calls It For Charles Rangel

The longtime New York Democratic congressman edged out challenger Adriano Espaillat in a rematch of their 2012 primary nail-biter.
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Conservative Critics Lobby For An Early End To Export-Import Bank

The U.S. Export-Import Bank now finds itself embroiled in controversy. New House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his support for letting the bank's charter expire, and only days ago, news surfaced that four officials at the export credit agency are facing allegations of misconduct.
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Longtime Sen. Cochran Ekes Out A Win Against Tea Party Challenger

In a result that came as a surprise to some observers, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran won the GOP nomination in Mississippi's Senate primary. The tight election, which also featured Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel, came down to a runoff decided late Tuesday night.
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Parsing The Numbers Of A Tuesday Packed With Primaries

Tuesday featured an extensive slew of primaries across the U.S. To learn more about the results, and what they mean for the midterm elections, Audie Cornish turns to NPR's Ron Elving for more.
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Could The Ebola Outbreak Spread To Europe Or The U.S.?

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest in history. And it's spreading in a city with an international airport. So what's the risk of a sick traveler bringing the virus to the West?
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D.C. Council Votes To Keep Yoga Tax

An amendment that would have stripped the sales tax expansion from the budget failed on a vote of 9 to 4.
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In Wake Of Loss, Gansler Keeps His Tone Diplomatic

It was a disappointing night for Maryland's current Attorney General, Doug Gansler, who was defeated in the Democratic gubernatorial primary by rival Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown. But at his election party, he remained diplomatic.
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Incumbent Ike Leggett Nets Nomination For Montgomery County Executive

In the Democratic primary for Montgomery County executive, two-term incumbent Ike Leggett is the winner.

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