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GOP Hits 50 Senate Seats With Win In Alaska

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Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan won his reelection in Alaska to hold onto his Senate seat for another six-year term.

The race was projected in Sullivan’s favor by several news outlets on Wednesday, including NBC and CNN. Sullivan’s victory marks the 50th win for Republicans in the Senate.

As of Tuesday, Republicans secured 49 seats for the next Senate, indicating a path to hold onto their narrow majority, according to Associated Press projections. Democrats flipped two seats in Arizona and Colorado, and Republicans flipped Democratic Sen. Doug Jones’s seat in Alabama.

Several incumbents viewed by pollsters and election forecasters as vulnerable such as Sens. Susan Collins, Joni Ernst, and Lindsey Graham, were able to secure their reele… (Read more)

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