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Empire State Building Goes Red as Republicans Take Senate

Image: The Empire State Building is illuminated in red representing the victory of the Republican party as they take control of the Senate.
The Empire State Building is illuminated in red representing the victory of the Republican party candidates after the preliminary results of the midterm US Senate elections on November 04, 2014 in New York. As the Senate results are projected and allocated to candidates the LED illuminated meter atop of the building, ascend in either red or blue reflective of the party -- in this case red for the Republicans. MLADEN ANTONOV / AFP - Getty Images

The Empire State Building was blanketed in red as Republicans took control of the Senate during Tuesday's midterm elections. Earlier on Tuesday, lines of red and blue representing Republican and Democratic seats in the Senate illuminated the building.

Image: Blue and red colors illuminate the Empire State Building, showing the preliminary polling results of the Senate race earlier in the evening.
Earlier on Nov. 4, preliminary Senate results were projected on the Empire State Building, red for Republicans, and blue for Democrats, early on Nov. 4, in New York City. MLADEN ANTONOV / AFP - Getty Images