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Duckworth wins Senate race

Sen.-elect Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., celebrates her win over incumbent Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., during her election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Chicago.  (AP Photo | Charles Rex Arbogast)

Danielle Harris

November 9, 2016

As polls closed across the nation Tuesday evening and Americans anxiously awaited for results of the presidential election to roll in, supporters at U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s (D-8th) election day headquarters were noticeably confident their candidate would be victorious in her race for the Senate...

The electoral battleground: National midterms 2014

The electoral battleground: National midterms 2014

Kevin Gross

October 26, 2014

This year’s Nov. 4 midterm elections will occur across a heated political battleground. Currently, Republicans hold a majority in the House, while Democrats hold a slim majority in the Senate with key seats in states traditionally hostile to Democrats. Additionally, 29 states have Republican gov...

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