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Day four of our 2014 election countdown. Remember to download our PollTracker Mobile app (available on iOS and Android.) It's the only app in the either app store which will alert you the moment a poll is released in any race in the country you're following.

Well, okay. There are barely any Senate polls today. So that's a bit of an anti-climax. But in the interests of making this the quick synopsis I want it to be, I'm not going to scrape the bottom of the barrel. Basically we are where we were yesterday: two big runs of polls (CNN/ORC and Fox) quite friendly to GOP - the question being whether they're outliers or more confirmation of the GOP trend. There's been a lot of activity around the North Carolina Senate race too. But everything points to Hagan holding a very small but very durable margin. Keep an eye out particularly for the next numbers out of Kansas.

Oh and also, find me someone with a rival model to obsess and fall down a rabbit hole about.

Colbert: "You can't pray away your gay. Well, you can't gay away my pray. For Christians like me this is a civil rights issue in that I don't like gay people are getting civil rights." Watch.

Day three of our 2014 election countdown. As I said yesterday, if you want to be alerted the moment a poll is released in a race you're following, download our PollTracker Mobile app (available on iOS and Android.)

The last twenty four hours have seen a raft of polls showing a strong position for Republican senate candidates almost across the board.

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Jon Stewart: Republicans "finally figured out how women's brain work." Watch.

We're trying to put together the basic details of what happened. But quick overview: in the city of St Louis tonight, a member of the St Louis Metropolitan Police shot and killed an 18 year old man, Vonderrick Myers Jr., after an encounter, the nature of which remains in dispute.

Police say the dead man had a gun and fired at the officer; witnesses and family members dispute that.

The shooting took place near the Missouri Botanical Gardens. (Here's the early report from the Post-Dispatch.)

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