Oregon Comes Through: Dems Win Another Senate Seat

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Oregon Speaker of the House Jeff Merkley has defeated moderate Republican incumbent Gordon Smith for Oregon’s junior Senate seat, bumping the Dems’ roster in the Senate to 57. For a rundown on where they are in Georgia, Minnesota, and Alaska, the three races still outstanding, click here. Below, an illustration of what Oregon looks like politically (courtesy of the Oregonian). Can you guess where Portland and Eugene are located?

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