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Election update 8:55 PM

Various news organizations have called Mississippi's Senate seat.  Roger Wicker will remain Mississippi's junior United States Senator with 14 percent of precincts reporting.  Wicker is beating challenger Albert Gore 57 to 41 percent.
District one's House seat has also been called.  With 22 percent of precincts reporting incumbent Republican Rep. Alan Nunnelee has defeated challenging Democrat Brad Morris.  Nunnelee is beating Morris 64 to 33 percent.
It has been projected that President Obama has won battleground state Pennsylvania with 30 percent of precincts reporting.  Obama leads 59 percent to 40 percent.  The president continues to lead in a number of important battleground states.  He has the lead in Colorado, New Mexico, Florida, Ohio and New Hampshire.
Follow conservative columnist @tgwinford and liberal columnist @phillmccausland for more election news and analysis.