Posted by | November 4, 2010 21:14 | Filed under: Top Stories

It took three days to tally the votes, but Patty Murray has defeated Dino Rossi to retain her Senate seat from the state of Washington.

In capturing her fourth term, Murray adds to the Democrats’ slight cushion in the Senate after Republicans made gains there Tuesday while also seizing control of the House.

Challenged strongly by Rossi amid anti-incumbent sentiment nationwide, Murray featured a strong defense of her role in securing federal spending, highlighting specific bridges, dams, highways and other projects she has helped deliver.

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