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Sampling from the Rust Belt

By on 11.2.10 | 11:55PM

Wisconsin: Republican Scott Walker wins big over Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Republican businessman Ron Johnson unseats Sen. Russ Feingold.

Michigan: GOP sweeps state's top three posts, and take the state House.

Ohio: Republican Rob Portman holds Senate seat that George Voinovitch vacated. Former GOP Congressman John Kasich  holds a narrow lead in the gubernatorial race over incumbent Democrat Ted Strickland.

Pennsylvania: Republican Tom Corbett wins the governorship, and the party is on the verge of taking over the state House. Pat Toomey has a slim lead over Democrat Joe Sestak.

Midnight update: Fox projects Kasich as winner.

12:10 a.m. update: Toomey wins.

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