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EUGENE DELGAUDIO: REPUBLICAN WINS MEAN PROTECTION OF REAL MARRIAGE ON THE WAY

"Congratulations to the Republicans on having the majority in the House and Senate. Their wins mean they have enough pro-marriage Senators to stand up for real marriage. I look foreward to a new direction and new leadership and effort being put toward the preservation of one-man one-woman marriage," said Eugene Delgaudio, President of Public Advocate.


The Star Tribune Reports:

Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tuesday night in elections certain to complicate President Barack Obama's final two years in office.

Republican Mitch McConnell led the way to a new Senate majority, dispatching Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky after a $78 million campaign of unrelieved negativity. Voters are "hungry for new leadership. They want a reason to be hopeful," said the man now in line to become majority leader and set the Senate agenda.

Two-term incumbent Mark Pryor of Arkansas was the first Democrat to fall, defeated by freshman Rep. Tom Cotton. Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado was next, defeated by Rep. Cory Gardner. Sen. Kay Hagan also lost, in North Carolina, to Thom Tillis, the speaker of the state House.

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http://www.startribune.com/politics/national/281414041.html

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