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Republicans set to win House, gain in Senate: Reuters/Ipsos poll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans unhappy with the economy are poised to hand control of the House of Representatives to Republicans in Tuesday elections that are shaping up as a rebuke of President Barack Obama, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found on Monday. Read the full story from Reuters

Judges query both sides on Arizona immigration law

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Arizona Monday asked appellate judges to let it put into effect a controversial crackdown on illegal immigrants, saying the state bordering Mexico had to step in when the federal government had failed. Read the full story from Reuters

Republicans say voters will repudiate Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With two days left in a bitter fight for control of Congress, Republicans on Sunday appeared headed to a smashing victory they said would be a repudiation of President Barack Obama and his policies. Read the full story from Reuters

U.S. says won’t solve China currency issue at Seoul G20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday it does not foresee China bowing to pressure over its yuan currency during a Group of 20 summit in Seoul, playing down expectations for major progress on global economic imbalances. Read the full story from Reuters

White House seeks South Korea trade deal before Seoul meet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Negotiators will put “maximum effort” toward resolving objections in the Congress to a U.S.-South Korean free-trade agreement by the time President Barack Obama goes to Seoul on November 10, an administration official said on Monday. Read the full story from Reuters