Senate elections

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., watches election returns in her race for the U.S. Senate with former Gov. Phil Bredesen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
November 08, 2018 - 5:56 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A wide-ranging electoral survey has found Tennessee's women voters were split on electing Republican Marsha Blackburn as the state's first female U.S. senator. Their age often shaped their preference. Those 45 and older favored Blackburn by 9 percentage points, while women...
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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., delivers a concession speech while surrounded by family including her husband, Joseph Shepard, right, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in St. Louis. McCaskill has conceded defeat to Republican challenger Josh Hawley in her bid for a third term. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
November 07, 2018 - 8:35 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump might have lost ground with suburban voters during the midterm elections, but rural voters in Missouri more than made up for it by strongly supporting Trump-backed Republican Josh Hawley, who ousted self-described moderate Democrat Sen. Claire...
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Sen. Jon Tester surrounded by family and supporters, announces his victory Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 in Great Falls, Mont. Tester has won a third term in the U.S. Senate by beating Republican Matt Rosendale. Tester won Tuesday's close election despite President Donald Trump taking a personal interest in defeating him. (Thom Bridge /Independent Record via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 7:50 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Only U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana survived President Donald Trump's aggressive campaign to topple Democratic senators from Republican-leaning states who voted against his Supreme Court picks. The president and his surrogates returned repeatedly to Montana, North Dakota,...
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U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, right, and his wife, Amy Sanders, stand together during his election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in El Paso, Texas., after he was defeated by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 07, 2018 - 2:59 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke didn't sound like someone giving a farewell speech after losing a Senate race in deep-red Texas by less than 3 points. If anything, the Democrat's concession to Republican Ted Cruz was a signal that voters could be hearing a lot more from him. The El Paso...
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People cheer as returns come in for Senate candidate Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., at a Democratic election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 07, 2018 - 3:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is getting several new members as Republicans retain control. A look at some of the new senators, all but one a Republican from a state where President Donald Trump remains popular: JACKY ROSEN (Nevada Democrat) Nevada's newest senator, Jacky Rosen, decided to take on...
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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, delivers his victory speech during an election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 07, 2018 - 2:23 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz fended off a spirited underdog challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a cakewalk but needed a late boost from President Donald Trump to help push the incumbent over the top. Cruz began as the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., addresses the Detroit Economic Club before debating her Republican challenger John James in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 06, 2018 - 11:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Senate elections (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Democrat Debbie Stabenow of Michigan has won a fourth term in the Senate, defeating Republican challenger John James. Stabenow campaigned as a pragmatic lawmaker who forges bipartisan agreement despite the partisan...
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Incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., leaves her polling place after voting Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Kirkwood, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
November 06, 2018 - 10:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans ousted Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly on Tuesday and held on to a competitive seat in Tennessee, important steps in their drive to retain their hold on the Senate and protect President Donald Trump's conservative agenda for two more years. The Indiana victory by...
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Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., campaigns at Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Clarksville, Tenn. Blackburn is running against former Gov. Phil Bredesen for the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
November 06, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democrat Phil Bredesen and Republican Marsha Blackburn are asking Tennessee voters to make polar-opposite statements Tuesday when they decide a critical, $85 million-and-counting U.S. Senate race. A win for Bredesen would show Tennesseans prefer the popular former two-term...
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Democratic Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, left, high-fives an Arizona State student who said she voted for her on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Sinema, a congresswoman who teaches at the school, closed out her campaign against Republican Rep. Martha McSally with a dash across the Phoenix metro area. (AP Photo/Nicolas Riccardi)
November 05, 2018 - 7:51 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Republican Rep. Martha McSally barnstormed rural Arizona on Monday while Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema dashed around its urban core in Phoenix as the congresswomen tried to drum up every last vote in the final day of their neck-and-neck U.S. Senate race. The candidates'...
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