Symbolic Victory for GOP: Republicans Projected to Win Obama's Former Senate Seat

Republicans gained a symbolic victory in Illinois, nabbing the Senate seat formerly occupied by President Obama, and won in a number of key states as more Democratic incumbents fell prey to voter discontent Tuesday. GOP candidate Mark Kirk will beat Democratic state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, according to ABC News projections, in a race that was considered a dead-heat until the very end. Independents have generally voted for the Democratic Senate candidate in previous elections except in...Full Story
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