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GOP Targets Southern Senate Seats

Five incumbent Democrats are retiring from the Senate this year, all from the South. With the region considered prime Bush territory, Republicans see a historic opportunity to make major gains and solidify their control of the Senate. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.

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Adam Hochberg
Based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Adam Hochberg reports on a broad range of issues in the Southeast. Since he joined NPR in 1995, Hochberg has traveled the region extensively, reporting on its changing economy, demographics, culture and politics. He also currently focuses on transportation. Hochberg covered the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, followed candidates in three Presidential elections and reported on more than a dozen hurricanes.