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Beyond The Ballot: Tuesday's Winners And Losers05:27
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From left, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks at an event hosted by the Iowa GOP Des Moines Victory Office on August 6, 2014; former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaigns for U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) on November 1, 2014; New Jersey Governor Chris Christie stands with Florida Governor Rick Scott as they make a campaign stop on October 16, 2014. (Scott Olson; Stacy Revere; Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
From left, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks at an event hosted by the Iowa GOP Des Moines Victory Office on August 6, 2014; former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaigns for U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) on November 1, 2014; New Jersey Governor Chris Christie stands with Florida Governor Rick Scott as they make a campaign stop on October 16, 2014. (Scott Olson; Stacy Revere; Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Tuesday night belonged to the Republicans. Not only did they gain control of the Senate, but they upped their majority in the House and picked up several governorships, including in several staunchly blue states — Maryland, Massachusetts and Illinois.

But beyond the Republican Party and the winning candidates, who else fared well — and not so well — on Tuesday? Here & Now's Robin Young talks to NPR's Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving about the winners and losers of the 2014 midterms.

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This segment aired on November 6, 2014.

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