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By PBS NewsHour
With Election Day just two weeks away, the New Jersey Senate race between Democrat Robert Menendez and Republican Tom Kean remains a virtual dead heat.
As the Senate races in New Jersey and Pennsylvania heat up, incumbents in both states are in danger of losing their seats. A political journalist from each state analyzes the races and the key issues the candidates are focusing on…
With millions spent hammering away at one another's policies and character, embattled incumbent Republican Sen. Rick Santorum and Democratic challenger Bob Casey ended their series of debates this week with more bitter sparring.
As former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson made sports headlines by hinting that he wanted to fight a female boxer in the ring, he also made political headlines by wearing a "Steele for Maryland" T-shirt.
With the midterm elections nearing, campaign ads are filling the airwaves and promoting candidates' positions on various issues including the Iraq war and immigration. A political expert describes the strategies behind the ads.
With midterm elections nearly three weeks away, both the Democratic and Republican parties have raised millions of dollars for their House and Senate candidates' campaigns. Political reporters analyze who is contributing money and its influence on the election.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss U.S. reaction to North Korea's nuclear test, the congressional page scandal involving former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., and the congressional races in the midterm elections.
In what is becoming one of this cycle's most competitive Senate races, Republican Chattanooga Mayor Bob Corker and Rep. Harold Ford, D-Tenn., remain neck and neck to replace retiring Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the Tennessee Senate race, other competitive midterm election matchups, and the political implications of the scandal over Rep. Mark Foley's involvement with young male pages.
The two main candidates for Maryland Senate, Democratic Rep. Ben Cardin and Republican Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, have traded barbs through television ads about connections to President Bush or special interest groups.
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