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The day after voters handed Donald Trump the presidency in addition to Republican majorities in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said the Senate should do away with the filibuster.
New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) conceded to her Democratic challenger, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, after an extremely close race left election officials counting ballots well into Wednesday afternoon.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a statement Wednesday expressing frustration at the election of Donald Trump and offering to work with him if he carries through with his promise to “rebuild our economy for working people.”
In remarks in the Rose Garden Wednesday afternoon, President Obama congratulated President-elect Donald Trump on his victory Tuesday night and encouraged Americans to come together in support of a common national interest.