Sen. John McCain talks with a woman in Berlin, N.H.
SCOTT GOLDSMITH—AURORA FOR USN&WR
Before the 2006 midterm elections, Sen. John McCain of Arizona spent time in Michigan, New Hampshire, and Tennessee campaigning for fellow Republicans. He told a crowd in Lancaster, N.H. he was "spending every waking moment" helping Republicans get elected.
Sen. Hillary Clinton, who has had to overcome being called a carpetbagger and political opportunist, campaigned in the Hudson Valley.
U.S. News camped out across the country for last-minute campaigning on and for the celebratory parties on .
It was the 1994 midterm elections where Republicans were swept into power on a wave of voter discontent with the status quo in Washington.
With a wide-open presidential field for 2008, this year's Iowa State Fair took on renewed importance.
In an important midterm election season, candidates pounded the pavement for support and U.S. News picked up all the action, including in California where Arnold Schwarzenegger remained busy.
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