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GOP celebrants cheer demise of Feingold, top Democratic senator

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Fox News Channel is playing at the Republican Party’s celebration at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix, and the crowd is cheering news that a longtime Democratic senator from Wisconsin has lost his seat.

Jess Wagner, a Republican from the Phoenix area, said he’s happy to call Sen. Russ Feingold the “uncumbent” after three terms in the U.S. Senate.

“It really means a lot that there’s one less Democrat that’s been there so long and is being replaced by a Republican,” Wagner said.