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

Winners
  • 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.)
Losers
  • 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.)

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Debris on the streets as then-Hurricane Zeta passes over in Arabi, Louisiana, on Oct. 28. It's the third hurricane to hit Louisiana in about two months, after Laura and Delta. Photo: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

Tropical Storm Zeta has killed at least two people, triggered flooding, downed powerlines and caused widespread outages since making landfall in Louisiana as a Category 2 hurricane on Wednesday.

The big picture: A record 11 named storms have made landfall in the U.S. this year. Zeta is the fifth named storm to do so in Louisiana in 2020, the most ever recorded. It weakened t0 a tropical storm early Thursday, as it continued to lash parts of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle with heavy rains and strong winds.