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US candidates hit the campaign trail
 
Jim Schneller, a self-avowed Tea Party activist, walks near his campaign headquarters with his bicycle and campaign signs in Wayne, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 2010. Schneller is not the type of congressional candidate a liberal Democrat would ordinarily support. Yet Schneller might not have become a candidate in Pennsylvania's seventh congressional district were it not for his opponents [REUTERS]
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds up a purse made for her at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) fundraiser in San Francisco, California, on October 25, 2010 [REUTERS]
Republican candidate for Florida governor Rick Scott drives away after a campaign stop on October 27, 2010 in Miami, Florida. Scott is facing off against his Democratic opponent, Alex Sink [AFP]
Democratic Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley campaigns for reelection on October 27, 2010 in Frederick, Maryland. O'Malley is running against former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich in the November 2 election [Getty]
Campaign supporters and volunteers cheer for their candidates before the last of four debates between Democratic US Senate candidate Jack Conway and Republican US Senate candidate Rand Paul at the Kentucky Education Television network headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, on October 25, 2010, [REUTERS]
Actor Kal Penn (L) talks with US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) at a volunteer canvass kickoff event on October 27, 2010, in Henderson, Nevada. Reid, who is seeking his fifth term, is in a tight race with Republican challenger Sharron Angle [AFP]
California Republican gubernatorial candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman stands in front of a bulldozer as she speaks to reporters after touring Johnson Caterpillar Engines on October 27, 2010, in Riverside, California. Whitman is running for governor against Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Jerry Brown [AFP]
Protesters Christina Conte (L) dressed as "Princess Carly" and Elaine Burn dressed as "Queen Meg" demonstrate with California Nurses Association and firefighters against California Republican gubernatorial candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman on October 27, 2010, in Riverside, California. Whitman is running for governor against Attorney General Jerry Brown [AFP]
Republican gubernatorial candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman (2nd-L) speaks as California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (2nd-R) and California attorney general and Democratic candidate for governor Jerry Brown (R) look on during a discussion moderated by "Today" show host Matt Lauer (L) during the Women's Conference 2010 on October 26, 2010, in Long Beach, California [Getty]
Green Party candidate for NY Governor Howie Hawkins(2nd-R) talks to passers by during a rally October 27, 2010, at the Bowling Green Bull in New York. At his "Wall Street Rodeo" Hawkins said that stock transfer tax money should be going into jobs, not back into Wall Street coffers [AFP]
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (2nd R) speaks while U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias (L), Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) (2nd L) and former U.S. President Bill Clinton look on during a "Vote Illinois" rally October 26, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois. Giannoulias is locked in a battle with Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL) for the US Senate seat formerly held by U.S. President Barack Obama [Getty]
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, hugs RNC chairman Michael Steele (L) before speaking at the Republican National Committee Final 2010 Victory fundraising rally October 23, 2010 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The speakers were supporting Marco Rubio's run for US Senate against Gov. Charlie Crist and Rep. Kendrick Meek[Getty]
Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL) (C), Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) (L) and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) (R) order ice cream from a truck as they canvas a neighborhoood for votes on October 25, 2010 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Meek is facing Republican candidate Marco Rubio and Independent candidate Florida Governor Charlie Crist [AFP]
The RV of Governor Ted Strickland of Ohio, a Democrat, sits outside Carroll County Democratic Headquarters as Strickland campaigns during a tour through southeastern Ohio on October 22, 2010 in Carrollton, Ohio. Strickland is in a close race with Republican John Kasich that will be decided on November 2 [AFP]
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Robert Ehrlich in the November 2 election [Getty];*;Campaign supporters and volunteers cheer for their candidates before the last of four debates between Democratic US Senate candidate Jack Conway and Republican US Senate candidate Rand Paul at the Kentucky Education Television network headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, on October 25, 2010, [REUTERS];*;Actor Kal Penn (L) talks with US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) at a volunteer canvass kickoff event on October 27, 2010, in Henderson, Nevada. Reid, who is seeking his fifth term, is in a tight race with Republican challenger Sharron Angle [AFP];*;California Republican gubernatorial candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman stands in front of a bulldozer as she speaks to reporters after touring Johnson Caterpillar Engines on October 27, 2010, in Riverside, California. Whitman is running for governor against Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Jerry Brown [AFP];*;Protesters Christina Conte (L) dressed as "Princess Carly" and Elaine Burn dressed as "Queen Meg" demonstrate with California Nurses Association and firefighters against California Republican gubernatorial candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman on October 27, 2010, in Riverside, California. Whitman is running for governor against Attorney General Jerry Brown [AFP];*;Republican gubernatorial candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman (2nd-L) speaks as California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (2nd-R) and California attorney general and Democratic candidate for governor Jerry Brown (R) look on during a discussion moderated by "Today" show host Matt Lauer (L) during the Women(***)s Conference 2010 on October 26, 2010, in Long Beach, California [Getty];*;Green Party candidate for NY Governor Howie Hawkins(2nd-R) talks to passers by during a rally October 27, 2010, at the Bowling Green Bull in New York. At his "Wall Street Rodeo" Hawkins said that stock transfer tax money should be going into jobs, not back into Wall Street coffers [AFP];*;Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (2nd R) speaks while U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias (L), Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) (2nd L) and former U.S. President Bill Clinton look on during a "Vote Illinois" rally October 26, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois. Giannoulias is locked in a battle with Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL) for the US Senate seat formerly held by U.S. President Barack Obama [Getty];*;Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, hugs RNC chairman Michael Steele (L) before speaking at the Republican National Committee Final 2010 Victory fundraising rally October 23, 2010 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The speakers were supporting Marco Rubio(***)s run for US Senate against Gov. Charlie Crist and Rep. Kendrick Meek[Getty];*;Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL) (C), Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) (L) and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) (R) order ice cream from a truck as they canvas a neighborhoood for votes on October 25, 2010 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Meek is facing Republican candidate Marco Rubio and Independent candidate Florida Governor Charlie Crist [AFP];*;The RV of Governor Ted Strickland of Ohio, a Democrat, sits outside Carroll County Democratic Headquarters as Strickland campaigns during a tour through southeastern Ohio on October 22, 2010 in Carrollton, Ohio. Strickland is in a close race with Republican John Kasich that will be decided on November 2 [AFP] 0
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