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Senate Control Up for Grabs With Key Races Too Close to Call

After Fetterman tops Oz in Pennsylvania, Republican chances for Senate majority rest on contests in Nevada, Georgia and Arizona

Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman won the Pennsylvania Senate race, the Associated Press projected. He beat former television personality Mehmet Oz, taking a seat currently held by a Republican. Photo: Quinn Glabicki/Reuters

WASHINGTON—The Republican path to control of the Senate narrowed early Wednesday with Democrat John Fetterman’s victory over physician and television personality Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania, the first Senate seat flipped by either party.

Republicans had poured $85 million into general-election ads for the Pennsylvania contest to try to hold a seat left open by retiring Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. Democrats spent $111 million, according to AdImpact, a political ad tracking firm.

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