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As Election Day Approaches, Acrimony Highlights Many House And Senate Races

The Associated Press and Politico report on some of the nastiest races across the country.

The Associated Press/Washington Post: In Tight Senate And House Races, Tempers Flare While Attacks Get Snarky And Personal
Short on time and tempers, House and Senate candidates in tight races are turning snarky and personal in their attacks on their opponents. … Across the land, candidates are launching incendiary attacks on each other in the final, fretful days of an election year colored by margin-of-error races that have refused to budge (10/10).

Politico: 10 Nastiest House Races
If you thought the presidential race was veering off the rails with small-ball attacks and Big Bird, the ugliest House races around the country take it to a whole new level. House races are more local, less polished and the candidates often know each other -- and have built up a personal hostility palpable in the campaign (Kim and Nocera, 10/9).

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