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  • Why are Democrats suddenly cheering in Ohio?

    Ted Strickland, a Democrat and former Ohio governor, announced Wednesday he's taking on GOP Sen. Rob Portman. That will be a marquee Senate race in a cycle with lots of opportunities for Democrats.


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Central American families walk through dense brush after illegally crossing the Rio Grande river into the United States from Mexico, in Fronton, Texas, on Oct.18.

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