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Democrat Patty Murray Wins Fourth Term in Washington State, AP Says

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington has won a fourth term, defeating Republican challenger Dino Rossi, the Associated Press reported Thursday evening. In a statement, the Rossi campaign said the candida...

Women in Congress Expected to Suffer Net Loss of Seats

Ever since Jeannette Rankin was elected as the first woman to serve in Congress in 1917, members of the fairer sex have proven able representatives of the people's choice. Despite the fact that a reco...

Democrat Kitzhaber Wins Oregon Governor; 5 Other Key Races Undecided

Oregon gubernatorial candidate John Kitzhaber, the state's Democratic former two-term governor hoping to return after a seven-year hiatus, was declared the winner over Republican Chris Dudley Wednesda...

Patty Murray Holds Slim Lead Over Dino Rossi in Washington Senate Race

Washington State is developing a pattern of too-close-to-call elections. With 62 percent of the state's precincts reporting and tens of thousands of mail-in ballots still outstanding, incumbent Democr...

Democrats Hope High Voter Turnout Will Boost Odds in Some Races

While most polls spell doom and gloom for Democrats Tuesday, the party believes it still has one glimmer of hope for hanging onto seats in tight races: high voter turnout. A senior Democratic offici...

Governor, Senate Poll Roundup: Looking at the Closest Races

A flood of new polls on this year's key governor and Senate races came out Sunday and Monday, and here are the ones that showed the tightest races and those where the margins are larger, but the outco...

Countdown to Election Day: Senate Races to Watch

Republicans will edge close toward control of the Senate Tuesday but are unlikely to be able to seal the deal. While the GOP is widely favored to win back the House, it faces a narrower path to victo...

Latest Polls on Key Governor and Senate Races

Our weekend roundup of polls on key governor and Senate races updates Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington and ...

Latest Roundup of Polls for Key Senate and Governor Races

Our Friday roundup of polls and key governor and Senate races updates California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington a...

Latest Roundup of Polls for Key Senate and Governor Races

Our Friday roundup of polls and key governor and Senate races updates California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. ...


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