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Coons Beats O’Donnell In Delaware Senate Race

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democrat Chris Coons says he is feeling humbled by his victory over Republican and tea party-backed Christine O’Donnell, but says now the hard work begins.

On Tuesday Coons defeated O’Donnell, who struggled to shake old cable-show footage in which she spoke out against masturbation and talked about dabbling in witchcraft as a teenager.

 
CBS3’s Ben Simmoneau Reports Coons’ Victory…



Coons told the AP that his campaign was about Delaware’s families and the challenges they face. He says he will focus on jobs and getting the country back on track.

Coons Talks About His Victory…

O’Donnell’s upset win in the GOP primary over moderate congressman Mike Castle likely cost Republicans the contest. Castle had been heavily favored to win Vice President Joe Biden’s old seat.

Christine O’Donnell’s Concession Speech:


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