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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Toomey wins in PA, Barbara Boxer and Jerry Brown win in California

Republican Toomey wins Specter's Pa. Senate seat

11:57 p.m. ET: CNN projects Democrats will retain control of the U.S. Senate
11:56 p.m. ET: Sigh of relief for Sen. Barbara Boxer. CNN projects she beats Republican Carly Fiorina.
11:41 p.m. ET: Live on CNN: John Boehner greets supporters. Greeted with cheers of "Speaker, Speaker!"
11:35 p.m. ET: How much credit should the Tea Party take for tonight’s GOP win? Exit polls paint a mixed picture.
11:29 p.m. ET: Looks like Oklahomans will not, repeat not, be subject to Sharia law anytime in the near future. Local media in the state, tonight, is reporting that ballot initiative SQ755, which bars state courts from using Islamic or international law, is on the path to approval. MORE
11:20 p.m. ET: Republican Rep. Eric Cantor, likely the next majority whip, live on CNN. Says cutting spending will be No. 1 priority.
11:16 p.m. ET: CNN's Dana Bash reports: Nancy Pelosi is still going through numbers race by race with DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen and staff.
11:11 p.m. ET: The CNN Election Team at work.
11:04 p.m. ET: Republican Niki Haley wins the governor's race in South Carolina. Sarah Palin is widely credited with fueling Haley's rise.
11:00 p.m. ET: New CNN Senate projections: Dem Ron Wyden wins reelection in Oregon and Republican Mike Crapo wins reelection in Idaho.

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