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Independent Angus King celebrates in Freeport, Maine, under (Credit: AP)

Independent Angus King celebrates in Freeport, Maine, under a splash of champagne after winning the Senate seat vacated by Olympia Snowe, R-Maine. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Election night around the U.S.

Election night photos from across the country.

Supporters cheer after U.S. Senate candidate U.S. Rep.
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Supporters cheer after U.S. Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) claimed victory over Republican candidate Tommy Thompson in Madison, Wis. With the win, Baldwin became Wisconsin's first openly gay Senator. (Nov. 6, 2012)

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill waves to supporters with
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U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill waves to supporters with her husband, Joseph Shepard, and other family members during an election night party in St. Louis, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2012)

People cheer as they watch returns at a
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People cheer as they watch returns at a Ohio Democratic party election night celebration in Columbus. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., left, embraces former
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U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., left, embraces former football quarterback Doug Flutie after delivering a concession speech at an election night watch party in a hotel in Boston. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to a
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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to a crowd of supporters during an election night party in Phoenix. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Rep. Jason Chaffetz talks with supporters during a
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Rep. Jason Chaffetz talks with supporters during a Republican Election Night Party at the Salt Lake Hilton Hotel in Utah. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Supporters scream and wave flags as Utah governor
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Supporters scream and wave flags as Utah governor Gary Herbert gives his victory speech. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Loris Tangvik, center, a supporter of former Massachusetts
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Loris Tangvik, center, a supporter of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, watches the election results at an election night event for Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., in Billings, Mont. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Republican candidate Vernon Parker and his wife Lisa
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Republican candidate Vernon Parker and his wife Lisa Parker applaud during an election night party at a hotel in Phoenix. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Democratic candidate for the U.S. House race in
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Democratic candidate for the U.S. House race in District 9 Kyrsten Sinema addresses a crowd in Phoenix. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Ted Cruz and
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Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Ted Cruz and his wife Heidi celebrate during a victory speech in Houston. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Janet Morgan, of Everett, Mass., right, and Donna
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Janet Morgan, of Everett, Mass., right, and Donna White, of Abington, Mass., both supporters of U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., react while watching televised election results at an election night watch party in a hotel in Boston. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Governor-elect Pat McCrory kisses his wife Ann as
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Governor-elect Pat McCrory kisses his wife Ann as they celebrate his victory in the North Carolina gubernatorial race over Democrat Walter Dalton in Charlotte, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, wife Ann Romney
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Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, wife Ann Romney and family wave to the crowd on stage after conceding the presidency during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass. (Nov. 7, 2012)

Indiana Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence, second from
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Indiana Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence, second from left, with his wife Karen, and Sue Ellspermann and her husband Jim Mehling celebrate at an Indiana Republican Party in Indianapolis. Pence and Ellspermann won bids for election. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney supporter Lynn Short
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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney supporter Lynn Short reacts as a state is called for the Republican nominee at an election night watch party at The Venetian in Las Vegas. (Nov. 6, 2012)

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and his wife
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U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and his wife Gayle celebrate his reelection at a victory party in Jackson, Miss. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Delaware first lady Carla Markell and her son
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Delaware first lady Carla Markell and her son Michael celebrate her husband Gov. Jack Markell's re-election at the Delaware Democratic Party Election Night in Wilmington, Del. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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People celebrate in front of the White House
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People celebrate in front of the White House in Washington. (Nov. 6, 2012)

People celebrate in front of the White House
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People celebrate in front of the White House in Washington. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Democratic senate candidate former Gov. Timothy Kaine, and
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Democratic senate candidate former Gov. Timothy Kaine, and US Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, celebrate Kaine's win over Republican George Allen during a victory party in Richmond, Va. (Nov. 7, 2012)

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is hugged by his
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Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is hugged by his daughter, Liz, as they celebrate at the Ohio Democratic party election night celebration in Columbus. Brown defeated GOP challenger Josh Mandel, the state treasurer. (Nov. 6, 2012)

With his wife Ilana at his side, U.S.
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With his wife Ilana at his side, U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel gives his concession speech on election night in Columbus, Ohio. He was defeated by Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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People react after seeing a report by the
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People react after seeing a report by the Associated Press calling the Connecticut U.S. Senate race for Democrat Chris Murphy in Hartford, Conn. (Nov. 6, 2012)

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and his wife
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U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and his wife Gayle wave to supporters at his campaign celebration in Fairmont, W.VA. Manchin defeated Republican challenger John Raese. (Nov. 6, 2012)

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., second from right,
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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., second from right, gathers with his family, from left, daughter Nan Ellen, wife Grace, and son Bill Nelson Jr. at a reelection party in Orlando, FL. Nelson defeated Republican Rep. Connie Mack in his bid for a third term. (Nov. 6, 2012)

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., is greeted by
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U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., is greeted by a supporter following his victory speech in Jackson, MS. Wicker was reelected to a full term having defeated Democratic candidate Al Gore Jr., and two independents. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Surrounded by family, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov.
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Surrounded by family, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton waves to supporters gathered during an Election Day rally in Raleigh, N.C., following his concession speech to Republican Pat McCrory. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Democratic candidate for the North Dakota's U.S. Senate
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Democratic candidate for the North Dakota's U.S. Senate seat, Heidi Heitkamp, casts her ballot in Mandan, N.D., in the Kingpin Lounge of a bowling alley in Mandan, N.D. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Independent Angus King celebrates in Freeport, Maine, under
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Independent Angus King celebrates in Freeport, Maine, under a splash of champagne after winning the Senate seat vacated by Olympia Snowe, R-Maine. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Paul Sadler, right,
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Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Paul Sadler, right, watches election results with family and friends in his suite in Austin, TX. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Dan Bongino
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Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Dan Bongino talks with supporter MaryLou Peters at the Republican election party in Linthicum, MD. (Nov. 6, 2012)

U.S. Sen Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., applauds as she
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U.S. Sen Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., applauds as she checks in with election officials before voting in Missouri. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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Maine Republican Senate candidate, Secretary of State Charlie
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Maine Republican Senate candidate, Secretary of State Charlie Summers, second from left, and his wife Ruth, left, watch election results with supporters in Portland, Maine, after Independent Angus King was declared the winner. (Nov. 6, 2012)

Former U.S. Surgeon General and Democratic senatorial candidate
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Former U.S. Surgeon General and Democratic senatorial candidate Richard Carmona, right, greets supporters, including Rozzy Martin, 6, front left, and volunteers at Democratic Party headquarters, in Tucson, Ariz. Carmona is running against Republican Rep. Jeff Flake for the Senate seat vacated by retiring Republican Jon Kyl. (Nov. 6, 2012)

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., greets supporters at
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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., greets supporters at his re-election party in Orlando, Fla. At left is his daughter Nan Ellen Nelson. Nelson defeated Republican Connie Mack on Tuesday to win a third term and help Democrats try to hang on to control of the U.S. Senate. (Nov. 6, 2012)

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), left, husband Jonathan,
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U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), left, husband Jonathan, sons Henry, 4, and Theodore, 8, lower left, appear on stage at New York State Democratic Headquarters after Gillbrand was predicted to win election for a full term as senator in New York. Gillbrand was pitted against Republican opponent Wendy Long. (Nov. 6, 2012)

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