U.S. Sen.-elect Thom Tillis, R-N.C., smiles as he answers a question from the media during a news conference in Cornelius on Wednesday. Tillis unseated Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in Tuesday's election, narrowly winning a race that attracted more than $100 million in spending from the candidates and outside groups and that proved to clinch the Senate majority for the GOP.
U.S. Sen.-elect Thom Tillis, R-N.C., smiles as he answers a question from the media during a news conference in Cornelius on Wednesday. Tillis unseated Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in Tuesday's election, narrowly winning a race that attracted more than $100 million in spending from the candidates and outside groups and that proved to clinch the Senate majority for the GOP. AP
U.S. Sen.-elect Thom Tillis, R-N.C., smiles as he answers a question from the media during a news conference in Cornelius on Wednesday. Tillis unseated Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in Tuesday's election, narrowly winning a race that attracted more than $100 million in spending from the candidates and outside groups and that proved to clinch the Senate majority for the GOP. AP

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