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MSNBC calls Ohio Senate seat for Democat Sherrod Brown. Dems getting the gimmes for Senate, but George Allen up 50-49 in Virginia with 55 percent reporting.
Remember when insider polls predicted George Allen would be the GOP candidate for president in 2008?
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