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Congressional races heat up as Democrats try to flip Senate

CBS News Friday, 23 October 2020
Republicans are worried that the president's sagging poll numbers and controversial campaign style could cost them not just the White House, but the Senate too. Nancy Cordes takes a closer look.
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