Kamala Harris wins California Senate seat
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California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) is projected to win the open California Senate seat.

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Harris was the overwhelming favorite coming out of the state’s June jungle primary.

She also made history on Tuesday night, becoming the first African-American to serve California in the Senate.