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Weekend Roundup: Election 2012's final push and top races

The final flurry of the 2012 campaign began this weekend. A full roundup of the coverage and click "read more" to see additional stories.

--The candidates for governor started their final push miles away but the campaigns felt further apart than ever. The presidential candidates crisscrossed the country looking for final votes. The expensive and close race between David Rouzer and Mike McIntyre neared a close, as did the 9th Congressional District candidates in Charlotte.

--Early voting totals topped 2.7 million (counted so far) breaking all records. But did the GOP bank enough votes? See a map here.

--Rob Christensen's four races to watch on Tuesday.

--No matter who wins Tuesday, an unusual confluence of events will give North Carolina’s next governor more power than any recent chief executive to put an immediate stamp on state government.

--Bill Clinton visits Raleigh today as the Obama campaign sees new life in the North Carolina vote.

--Regardless of who wins the presidential race, the nation's course remains unclear.


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