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  • Control of the Senate will now officially be determined by 2 January runoff elections in Georgia.

  • That's after Republican Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska won re election Wednesday.

  • Sullivan defeated Al Gross, an independent who ran as a Democrat, in a race that some analysts had seen as an opportunity for Democrats to overtake a Republican Senate seats.

  • But the race was called Wednesday, with Sullivan leading gross by 20% points.

  • Republicans now have 50 Senate seats and are looking to add more.

  • All eyes are now on the upcoming showdown in Georgia, where Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Leffler face challenges from Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, respectively.

  • Everything's at stake in this election.

  • On Wednesday, Republicans kicked off an intense campaign for their Georgia run off candidates, with Florida Senator Marco Rubio rallying supporters.

  • If Republicans win either race, they will keep their majority in the Senate, giving them power to block most of President elect Joe Biden's policy priorities.

  • Georgia is traditionally Republican leaning, but Biden holds a slim lead in the states.


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Sullivan wins Alaska, Senate battle down to Georgia

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