Record wins for women in Senate

Associated Press
In this 2012 photograph provided by the candidates campaign, Deb Fischer poses for a photo.

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Women will occupy a record number of U.S. Senate seats -- roughly one in five -- in January, following historic victories in Tuesday's elections. As many as six women could win election to the Senate once all ballots are counted, and currently, 17 women-- the most yet-- serve in the chamber.

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