Republicans pick up Senate seat in North Dakota: networks

WASHINGTON Tue Nov 2, 2010 9:25pm EDT

Governor John Hoeven addresses flood issues during a meeting at the city hall in Fargo, North Dakota March 29, 2009. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson

Governor John Hoeven addresses flood issues during a meeting at the city hall in Fargo, North Dakota March 29, 2009.

Credit: Reuters/Allen Fredrickson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans captured another Democratic Senate seat on Tuesday, with North Dakota Governor John Hoeven beating Democrat Tracy Potter in the race to replace retiring Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan, CNN and Fox projected.

The victory will help narrow the Democrats' majority in the Senate.

(Reporting by Jeremy Pelofsky; Editing by Frances Kerry)

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