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Cain Donors Stand By Their Man For Now

NPR spoke with nearly two dozen Herman Cain campaign donors. Most say they don't believe the sexual harassment accusations and that they will consider giving more money to his campaign; two said they already had. But others are wavering, ever so slightly.
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Schapiro: GOP Control Not A Rubber Stamp For Gov. McDonnell

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Richard Schapiro, political columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, says that things might not go smoothly for Governor Bob McDonnell, even if Republicans officially win a majority in the state senate.

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Ariz. Anti-Illegal Immigration Champion Loses Recall

The architect of Arizona's strict anti-immigration law has lost a recall election. State Senate president Russell Pearce lost to a fellow Republican.
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Democrats Emboldened By Tuesday Elections

NPR's Mara Liasson talks to Guy Raz about Tuesday's elections — and what they might mean for the 2012 campaign. Democrats are feeling emboldened by their wins in Mississippi and Ohio, but there's still no evidence they've reversed the wave of 2010.
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Ohio Repeals Measure To Limit Bargaining Rights

Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich suffered a major defeat at the polls Tuesday night, when voters decided to repeal a measure that limited the collective bargaining rights of public employees. Kasich's popularity has already plummeted in a state that will likely be key to President Obama's reelection. Robert Siegel talks with NPR national political correspondent Don Gonyea about how the Republican governors of three Midwestern states — Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin — may have roused organized labor and improved Obama's odds in those states.

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