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Sen. Chris Murphy wins re-election to second termPosted: Updated:
Sen. Chris Murphy defeated GOP rival Matthew Corey Tuesday.
Murphy won a second term after amassing a fundraising war chest that was 100 times larger than his opponent's.
Murphy thanked all of the voters for their support along with his family and campaign team.
"Serving Connecticut in the U.S. Senate has been the honor of my life, and I'm sincerely grateful to the voters for once again placing their trust in me. Whether you voted for me or not, I give you my word that I will never stop listening to you and never stop fighting for you," said Murphy. "I'd also like to recognize all the hard work my opponent, Matt Corey, put into his campaign. He served our country and is passionate about serving Connecticut."
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