WASHINGTON — The chances of Democrats flipping enough seats to take control of the Senate appeared to be dwindling early Wednesday, as Republicans fended off challenges in a number of key races.
Democrats need at least two more wins — three if former Vice President Joe Biden does not win the presidential race — to take control of the chamber. While they boasted big wins both in Colorado, where former Gov. John Hickenlooper defeated incumbent Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, and Arizona, where Democratic challenger Mark Kelly defeated Republican Sen. Martha McSally, the path to taking the majority appeared to narrow as votes were counted.
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