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CBS projects Democrat Kaine wins Virginia Senate seat

Published on Nov 7, 2012 11:33 AM

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - CBS projected that Democrat Tim Kaine won the US Senate seat for Virginia in Tuesday's election.

Mr Kaine defeated Republican George Allen in the race to fill the seat being vacated by Democrat Jim Webb in a state where Republicans have notched big gains in recent years. Both Mr Kaine and Mr Allen are former Virginia governors.