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AP-GfK Poll: Most expect Republican victory

By JENNIFER AGIESTA and EMILY SWANSON
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two weeks before Election Day, most likely American voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate and...full story
updated 2014-10-22 06:01 AM
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AP-GfK Poll: Most expect Republican victory
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and EMILY SWANSON
Associated Press

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