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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.

Newly Released 'Fast And Furious' Documents Include A Slam On Issa

Several details already have become the center of conversations, including one email in which outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder criticizes Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and his "idiot cronies."

Governors' Races: Scott Beats Crist In Florida, Quinn Loses In Illinois

Arkansas voters elected Republican Asa Hutchinson as their new governor. And in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker has won re-election, defeating Democrat Mary Burke.

Marijuana Votes: Oregon And D.C. Legalize; Florida Says No To Medical

Florida's medical marijuana ballot measure fell short of the 60 percent approval required. Oregon voters approved Measure 91, allowing legalization. Alaska also has a legalization ballot measure.

Fight For The Senate: Republicans Take Control, Adding 7 Seats

The Republicans will control both chambers of Congress next year. And in Virginia, a race between Democratic incumbent Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie is coming down to the wire.
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View D.C. Election Results With This Map

See how each D.C. precinct voted on Election Day with our Open Election Map, developed by Code for DC.

Incumbents Who Lost Seats Tonight

We track all the incumbents who lost the midterm election.

How To Follow NPR's Coverage Of Tonight's Midterm Elections

Here's a guide to keeping up to date on the night's events, on NPR and its member stations.

GOP Takes Control Of Senate With Wins in N.C., Iowa, Ark., Colo.

Republicans needed to pick up just six seats in Tuesday's midterm elections to wrest control of the Senate. In the House, the key question was how big the GOP majority would be next year.

Federal Judge Overturns Kansas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

Today's injunction takes effect in one week, depending on whether the state appeals. The judge in the case said the state's ban on marriage between people of the same sex violates the 14th Amendment.