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Expect Dems to push through Holder's replacement

Eric Holder's resignation late last week set off waves of speculation and partisan posturing in Washington. Republicans are warning Democrats not to try and replace Holder in a "Lame Duck" session if the GOP wins back control of the Senate.

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The 5 oddest state ballot measures

We all know November 4 marks a big day for candidates vying to take up a seat in Congress’s hallowed halls. The outcome could even mean a power switch-up in the Senate. But alongside names of candidates who want to be legislators, voters in some states will also get to be legislators themselves by voting on initiatives – or new laws. Today though, we’re going to focus on some of the oddest initiatives.

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