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America votes

House Democratic party leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is reflected through a plastic podium while addressing supporters at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
Supporters of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jim Webb cheer at an election-night event in Vienna, Virginia. (Stefan Zaklin / EPA)
Democratic New York Governor candidate Eliot Spitzer, his wife, Silda Wall, and their three daughters watch returns from the midterm elections in their hotel suite before celebrating his success. (Timothy A. Clary AFP/Getty Images)
Volunteers at a phone bank in Rapid City, S.D., urge voters to support a measure known as “issue six,” which would ban almost all abortions in the state. The state legislature approved the ban earlier this year. (Steve McEnroe / Rapid City Journal)
President and first lady outside the Crawford fire station after casting their ballots this morning. (Getty Images)
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Voters cast their ballots using touch-screen electronic voting machines at the Leisure World retirement community polling place in Silver Spring, Md. (EPA)
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Virginia voters stand in line prior to casting their ballot in the mid term elections in Alexandria, Va. (EPA)
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Republican Congressional candidate Joe Negron is interviewed before voting in Stuart, Fla. The 16th district was originally held by former Congressman Mark Foley, who resigned in scandal. (EPA)
Nova carries a sign supporting gubernatorial candidate Tony Knowles as campaigners for both Democrat Knowles and Republican Sarah Palin brave the cold weather in Anchorage, Alaska, for some last-minute campaigning. (Al Grillo / AP)