FILE - In this March 17, 2009, file photo Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic challengers outraised Republican incumbents in 20 competitive House races from ... more 
FILE - In this March 17, 2009, file photo Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic challengers outraised Republican incumbents in 20 competitive House races from California to Virginia during the first three months of the year, and President Barack Obama's party has the upper-hand in eight other districts where congressmen are retiring. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) less 
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