Joyce Pence, right, talks with election judge Marilou Dody after casting her vote Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at a polling station located in the firehouse of Rush, Colo. Dody said voter turnout was heavy.
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Voter Javier Flores, 32, of Denver, drops of his ballot after voting at the Mi Casa Resource Center, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, in Denver. American voters go the polls for the midterm elections.
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Clint Chrisitan of Seattle, fills in his ballot at King County Elections ballot processing facility on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Seattle.
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Jamey Stehn leaves the Hope Social Hall after casting his ballot in the early morning of election day Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Hope, Alaska. Stehn and the 200 some residents of Hope use the one-room log building built in 1902 as their polling place and activity hall.
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Tom Tancredo, American Constitution Party candidate for Colorado governor talks to Tracy Tipton during an election night dinner for family and friends Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, in Aurora, Colo.
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Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, left, accompanied by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., addresses an election night gathering hosted by the National Republican Congressional Committee, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
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Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, left, watches election results with his wife, Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley, center, and his son Tom in their hotel suite in Greenwich, Conn., on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
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Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic candidate for Senate Richard Blumenthal puts his arm around U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., outside the Wilbur Cross High School polling place during a campaign stop in New Haven, Conn., Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 2, 2010. DeLauro is running for re-election in the Connecticut 3rd congressional district.
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Delaware Republican Congressional candidate Glen Urquhart, gets a welcome from his dog “Shamus” as he prepares to vote during midterm elections, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at the Rehoboth Beach Fire Station. in Rehoboth Beach, Del.
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A Tea Party member, who calls himself both George Washington, and Major States Manship, left, shows his book to another Tea Party Patriot as members of the Tea Party Patriots hold an election night party in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
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Tea Party Patriots unfurl flags during a demonstration as the sunsets on the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
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A sign is placed outside a polling place at Waikiki Elementary School, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, in Honolulu.
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Hawaii Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate former U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie waves to his campaign supporters during a election day trolley tour Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Honolulu.
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Kate Allred, 3, keeps an eye on the media as her father Keith Allred and mother Christine, right, vote during midterm elections, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at the Eagle United Methodist Church in Eagle, Idaho. Keith Allred is Idaho’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, accompanied by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., left, and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., waves after speaking to supporters at an election night party in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
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From left, Betty Yon, her husband Thomas Edison Yon, 89, and Kendra Smith, 23, all from Charleston, S.C., wait for the arrival of Republican Congressional candidate Tim Scott at his election night party at the Hilton Garden Inn in North Charleston, S.C. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. If elected, Scott will be the first African-American Republican Congressman from South Carolina since Reconstruction.
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Republican candidate for South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, third from left, watches election results after the polls closed with her husband Michael, from left, son Nalin, 9, Kristen Pearson and her husband, Haley’s campaign manager Tim Pearson, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, in Columbia, S.C.