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Hassan Edges Out Incumbent Ayotte for Win in U.S. Senate Race

Democrat Maggie Hassan has won the race for U.S. Senate.

Hassan notched a narrow victory: just 716 votes over incumbent Republican Kelly Ayotte, out of more than 720,000 ballots cast. 

Related: You can see real-time election results right here.

Speaking outside the State House Wednesday morning, Hassan pledged to heal any divisions in Washington.

"It will be my job in the United States Senate to make the best decisions for New Hampshire," she told supporters and the press. "To work with President-elect Trump when it is the best interest of New Hampshire. And the country, And to stand up to him when it isn’t."

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