U.S. Senate race: McConnell set to become next majority leader after GOP wins six seats in U.S. Senate races
11/04/2014 06:21 PM
11:50 p.m. — Kentucky U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell may fulfill a campaign promise hours after handily winning reelection against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes as he looks poised to become the next majority leader of the U.S. Senate. The Associated Press reports Republican Thom Tillis has defeated Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan in North Carolina, giving the GOP the six seats it needs to wrest control of the chamber from Democrats. Republicans won seats in Arkansas, Colorado, Montana, West Virginia and South Dakota,... Read more
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