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Obama Tries To Rally Women Voters As Midterms Near

President Obama makes the case for economic policies that would benefit women amid hopes that women will turn out for Democrats on Election Day.
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In New Hampshire, Two Different Tales Of Scott Brown's State Jump

The very close U.S. Senate race in New Hampshire could come down to where Republican challenger Scott Brown is from.
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In Swing State Of Colorado, Voter Says She Has To Settle For Choice Of Evils

One of the contests that could decide control of the Senate is in Colorado. Steve Inskeep traveled there to knock on voters' doors. In this first part, we meet Ili Bennett, a woman hit hard by the Great Recession and hungry for big changes in the country.
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For This Colorado Voter, Oil And Gas Debate Plays Out On His Property

Knocking on doors in Colorado, Steve Inskeep asks Antionio Covello about the election. The successful Denver business owner, a conservative, weighs mineral rights, foreign policy and division at home.
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Activists Against Voter Restrictions May Be Hindering Their Own Cause

Those fighting new voting laws are watching the polls closely for evidence that the legislation restricts the right to vote. But these same groups are pushing voter turnout, in some cases to vote the proponents out of office.
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In Search Of Votes, Congressional Hopeful Comstock Aligns Herself With Frank Wolf

When Republican candidate Barbara Comstock greets voters at a high school football match in Loudon County, she's quick to associate herself with retiring Congressman Wolf.
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Stumping In Maryland, Hillary Clinton Urges Students To Head To The Polls

Throwing her support behind Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Clinton told a crowd at the University of Maryland to get involved in next week's election.
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The Devastating History Of Midterm Elections

Over the past century, midterm elections have been pretty rough on the party that holds the White House.
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The Billionaire Who Remade Retirement Living On A Massive Scale

Gary Morse developed a mega retirement community called The Villages. His Florida haven for retirees grew to become the largest master-planned community in the country. Morse died Wednesday at 77.
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Obamas Head To Connecticut As Tight Governor's Race Nears Close

Incumbent Dannel Malloy and Republican rival Tom Foley are neck and neck; the race is so close that both the president and first lady will visit the state in the next few days. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Hartford Courant political reporter Daniela Altimari about the race.

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