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November 6, 2012 at 8:11 PM

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell keeps her seat

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell clinch her third term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, defeating Republican Michael Baumgartner, according to the Associated Press.

Cantwell had led from the beginning against the lesser-known Baumgartner and had amassed more than $8 million in her campaign.

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