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Bush Wins Popular Vote; Sen. Kerry Concedes

Sen. John Kerry has called President Bush to concede the presidential race. Kerry is expected to make a public statement about 1 p.m. And the Republican Party has kept control of the House and Senate. In races for the Senate and House of Representatives, Republicans maintain their majorities and picked up seats in both the House and Senate. Hear NPR's Mara Liasson.

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Mara Liasson is a national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress — and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.
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