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Heller holds on to Senate seat

LAS VEGAS - Republican Sen. Dean Heller is headed back to the U.S. Senate for a six-year term of his own, after fending off seven-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley in a bitterly fought campaign.

Berkley conceded the razor-thin race early Wednesday, calling the election "challenging" but recalling for supporters in a Las Vegas Strip casino ballroom that her grandparents arrived as immigrants in the U.S. with no money, no skills and unable to speak English. But they had a dream that their children and their children's children would have a better life.

"While tonight didn't turn out the way …

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