Republicans secure Senate after flipping North Dakota
Left to right: Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D- W.V.) Photo: Tom Reel-Pool/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call and Drew Angerer/Getty Images.
Republicans have secured the Senate majority after a series of GOP upsets in key states across the U.S., including in red states such as Indiana and North Dakota.
Between the lines: There are 10 Senate Democrats running for re-election in states that President Trump won. Their challenges explain why Republicans are already projected to keep control of the Senate.
Winning and losing red-state Senate Democrats
- Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio)
- Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.)
- Sen. Joe Manchin (D- W.Va.)
- Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.)
- Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)
- Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.)
- Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.)
- Former Gov. Phil Bredesen (D-Tenn.)
- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)
- Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas)
- Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.)
Other Trump state Democrats
- Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)