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A look at one of the key Senate races: Sen. Mitch McConnell vs. Alison Lundergan Grimes.
(CNN) - Throughout this cold blast, CNN has been conducting a grand experiment on the effects of hypothermia on reporters. Two of our guinea pigs today - CNN's Erin McPike in Minneapolis, where temps have hovered around zero all day, and CNN's Ted Rowlands in Chicago, where it's even too cold for polar bears at the zoo.