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11/06/2012 10:26 pm ET

Deb Fischer Election Results: Republican Projected Winner In Nebraska Senate Election

GOP candidate Deb Fischer was projected winner in her Nebraska Senate race by NBC News and CBS News on Tuesday night.

The projected win gives Republicans a vital pick-up in the Senate, as Democrat Senator Ben Nelson announced late last year that he would not seek re-election. Democrats fielded a viable candidate Bob Kerrey, a former Nebraska senator himself, in hopes of keeping the seat in the Republican stronghold.

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