Thom Tillis projected to win tight North Carolina Senate race

Republican Sen. Thom Tillis declared victory over Democrat Cal Cunningham Tuesday night as votes continued to be counted in North Carolina.

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- The Associated Press projecting Republican Senator Thom Tillis will hold onto his office. Democrat Cal Cunningham had the lead early in the night. Then as the votes came in, Tillis caught back up. While there are still some ballots that need to be counted, Senator Tillis declaring victory last night while looking ahead.

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SENATOR THOM TILLIS: My job has always been fighting for everybody to have the same opportunity to realize their American dream. It may not be mine. But whatever they want, I want them to achieve. And I want this country to continue to be that great nation that provides everybody those opportunities.

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