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Control of US Senate may hang on deadlocked Montana race

by Take Two

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill October 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate held a hearing to discuss the possibility of further economic sanctions on Iran in light of the recently revealed plot to assassinate a Saudi diplomat in Washington, DC. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

Political control of the senate may hang on one Montana race between incumbent Democrat Jon Tester and veteran Republican congressman Dennis Rehberg.

It isn't usually a big-money politics kind of place but outside groups are funneling tens of millions of dollars into TV ads across Montana.

Despite the cash, the two candidates are still deadlocked and things are starting to get ugly.

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