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If we didn’t get quite the results we’d hoped for on Tuesday night, at least we won’t have to contend with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Going into Election Day, the possibility of a Democrat controlled Senate loomed large. Nearly every pollster and liberal cable host said so.

Republicans had to defend 23 seats this election cycle, compared to only 13 for the Democrats.

Democrats needed to pick up only three Senate seats if former Vice President Joe Biden won the presidency or four seats if he lost. All of the major polls predicted that this could be easily achieved.

As it stands at 8 am on Wednesday morning, the Republicans have maintained control of the upper chamber. They’ve lost two seats, picked up one and may pick up a second. Read more…