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Tester Bests Burns in Montana Senate Race

In Montana, Democrat Jon Tester has defeated incumbent Republican Sen. Conrad Burns by a very slim margin. Tester's win ties the Senate along party lines, with the result in Virginia still too close to call.

Jerry Calvert, a political science professor at Montana State University, talks with Madeleine Brand about the result.

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