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Senate candidates, left to right, Rep. Charles Boustany, D-La., Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, David Duke, attorney Carolyn Fayard, Rep. John Fleming, R-La., and Louisiana Treasurer John Neely Kennedy take their places before a debate for Louisiana Senate candidates at Dillard University in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
Senate candidates, left to right, Rep. Charles Boustany, D-La., Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, David Duke, attorney Carolyn Fayard, Rep. John Fleming, R-La., and Louisiana Treasurer John Neely Kennedy take their places before a debate for Louisiana Senate candidates at Dillard University in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
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Nov. 8 was a good night for Republicans across the country. They won the presidency, and retained control of both chambers of Congress. But there is one Senate race that's still outstanding.

In Louisiana, no candidate won more than 50 percent of the vote. So now the top two candidates, Republican John Kennedy and Democrat Foster Campbell, are facing each other in a runoff on Dec. 10. And though Kennedy is ahead in the polls, Campbell has raised over $2.5 million — much of it from out-of-state donors — in recent weeks.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Sue Lincoln (@lacapaxs), reporter for WRKF in Baton Rouge, about the candidates, and the state of the race.

This segment aired on December 2, 2016.

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