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The Senate

So the total Democratic blowout isn’t happening–Chambliss and McConnell held on–but the optimistic Republican scenarios aren’t panning out either–their seats in NH and NC are gone. (Even optimistic Republican scenarios counted Virginia as lost.) Likely D pick-ups still to come: CO, NM, and AK. We’re still waiting on Oregon and Minnesota.

UPDATE: Forgot the Wicker seat in MS.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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