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Poll: Wendy Davis Trails Abbott By 15%

Davis receives 32 percent while Abbott holds 47 percent.

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Hagan: NC Senate Race Will Be Close “Right To The End”

Hagan is trying to raise $1 million before election day.

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Poll: Obama’s Approval Rating Hits New Low

President Barack Obama speaks to reporters from the White House Briefing Room, Aug. 28, 2014. Photo by James Cullum

The numbers represent the lowest approval ratings of Obama’s presidency.

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Panetta Chides Congress, Obama for Inability to Compromise

Panetta said he hopes Hillary Clinton will run in the 2016 Presidential election.

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Ann Romney Says Mitt Won’t Run

“Not only Mitt and I are done, but the kids are done,” Romney said.

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AP: Obama Waiting Until After Midterms To Nominate New AG

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Holder, who resigned in September, has said that he will remain in place until his replacement is confirmed by the Senate.

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Hagan And Tillis Hurl Accusations In Final North Carolina Senate Debate

North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan (D)

Political control of the U.S. Senate may depend on the outcome of the North Carolina contest.

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Final North Carolina Senate Debate Thursday Night

All three candidates will be there.

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Poll: Jobs Top Issue For Dems, Economy For GOP

ISIS and equal pay for women are viewed as top concerns by Republicans and Democrats respectively.

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The Latest Numbers On Those Toss-Up Senate Races

Will the U.S. Senate stay blue or turn red?

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Click here for: Tuesday, October 21

● Perfumer indicted for currency violations

● Tracking fracking fluids

● EPA edges closer to strontium rulemaking

● Shopping in a smoke-free environment

● Trade panel rebuffs American consumers

● Students file First Amendment lawsuit

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 21, 2014

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More British army medics deploy to Sierra Leone, Ukraine and Russia talk energy in Brussels and the U.N. elects new members to the Human Rights Council.

Smithsonian Board Meeting Disrupted By Staff Seeking Wage Increases

Government employees protested for increased wages at the Smithsonian's annual Board of Regents meeting at the Smithsonian Hirschorn Museum, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

Federal contract workers call for better pay and benefits at the annual Smithsonian Board of Regents meeting on Monday.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 20, 2014

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The U.S. transports Kurdish weapons to Kobani, disturbing reports of sexual violence in South Sudan and a very dirty Beijing Marathon.

Rubio Plans To Pursue Travel Ban Legislation

Rubio plans to introduce the new legislation in November when the Senate returns to session.

UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 20, 2014

U.N. human rights experts condemn Detroit for shutting off water to residents, Nigeria is declared ‘Ebola-free,’ and Iraqi aid need far outstrips capacity.