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10 Election Things You Need To Know Today

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Want to know what's happening on the campaign trail? Who's up and who's down in the polls? Where you can meet the candidates in person? Here you go:

1. Signs Of Turning Tide On Economy Lift President Obama's Hopes

2. Newt Gingrich Grows Lead In Iowa; Mitt Romney Holds Strong In New Hampshire

3. Gingrich To Air First TV Ads In Iowa Today

4. Romney Featured In Parade Magazine Profile

5. Jon Huntsman Snubs 'The Apprentice Debate'

6. Ron Paul Pans Donald Trump As False GOP Deity

7. Rick Santorum To Host 3 Town Hall Meetings In Iowa Today

8. Buddy Roemer To Woo Voters, Meet With Newspaper In New Hampshire

9. With Herman Cain On The Sideline, His Rivals Try To Prove Their Conservatism

10. SNL On Cain's Departure From Campaign
 
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Popular Vote
33 out of 100 seats are up for election. 51 are needed for a majority.
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Current Senate 53 47
Seats gained or lost +2 -2
New Total 55 45
* Includes two independent senators expected to caucus with the Democrats: Angus King (Maine) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.).
All 435 seats are up for election. 218 are needed for a majority.
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Seats won 201 234
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