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A look at one of the key Senate races: Sen. Mitch McConnell vs. Alison Lundergan Grimes.
By CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper
(CNN) – President Barack Obama called Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey Wednesday afternoon as the Garden State Republican was walking into an event at Jose Marti Freshman Academy in Union City, New Jersey, sources tell CNN.