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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, center, speaks at a campaign rally for Vice President Joe Biden at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, speaks at a campaign rally on stage with Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) before welcoming out Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, left, is welcomed to the stage by Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), second from right, and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), right, at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Virginia Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, right, sits on stage and listens to Vice President Joe Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A supporter holds a campaign sign as Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, join Virginia Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) arrives to warm up the crowd before Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, join Virginia Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) warms up the crowd before Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, join Virginia Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Vice President Joe Biden greets supporters after speaking at a campaign rally with his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, join Virginia Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine gives a thumbs up to a supporter after speaking at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Senate Tim Kaine, center, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), second from right, and Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), right, greet supporters after speaking at a campaign rally at the Heritage Farm Museum at Claude Moore Park, Sterling, Va., Monday, November 5, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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If Maine’s independent Senate candidate, Angus King, wins, he will likely caucus with whichever party wins control of the Senate. One pundit says that could spell “cosmic payback” for Democrats helping him if the GOP captures the chamber. (Associated Press)

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If Maine’s independent Senate candidate, Angus King, wins, he will likely caucus with whichever party wins control of the Senate. One pundit says that could spell “cosmic payback” for Democrats helping him if the GOP captures the chamber. (Associated Press)

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Canisius College political science professors Kevin Hardwick (left), a Republican, and Michael Haselswerdt, a Democrat, say there’s a viable chance that the presidential candidates could split the electoral votes 269-269, leaving Congress to elect the nation’s president and the Senate to choose the vice president. (Canisius College)

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Canisius College political science professors Kevin Hardwick (left), a Republican, and Michael Haselswerdt, a Democrat, say there’s a viable chance that the presidential candidates could split the electoral votes 269-269, leaving Congress to elect the nation’s president and the Senate to choose the vice president. (Canisius College)

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Republican Senate candidate George Allen plays corner hole with his daughter, Taylor, 24, before a Washington Redskins game in Landover, Md., Oct. 14. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

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Republican candidate for Senate Linda McMahon addresses her Democratic rival, Rep. Christopher S. Murphy, in an Oct. 7, 2012, debate in Rocky Hill, Conn. The two are vying for the seat from Connecticut being vacated by Sen. Joe Lieberman, an independent. Mrs. McMahon ran unsuccessfully for Senate in 2010. (Associated Press)

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Karl Rove’s American Crossroads super PAC and its affiliate, Crossroads GPS, are making their biggest buy yet in this year’s Senate elections, with a new round of ads costing $8 million that will target Democratic lawmakers in eight states. (Associated Press)

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Independent Angus King, greeting workers leaving Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, on Monday, is leading the Democratic and Republican candidates for the Senate seat being vacated by Olympia J. Snowe. (Associated Press)

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Russell Means, a leader of the American Indian Movement organization, testifies before a special Senate investigative committee on Capitol Hill in Washington in 1989. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander)

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Republican candidate for Senate Linda McMahon addresses her Democratic rival, Rep. Christopher S. Murphy, in an Oct. 7, 2012, debate in Rocky Hill, Conn. The two are vying for the seat from Connecticut being vacated by Sen. Joe Lieberman, an independent. Mrs. McMahon ran unsuccessfully for Senate in 2010. (Associated Press)