Ohio's Sen. DeWine Loses Pivotal Election Ohio Republican Sen. Mike DeWine lost his seat Tuesday to seven-term Democratic congressman Sherrod Brown. DeWine says that Republicans couldn't survive the "perfect storm" of the Iraq war and state-level scandals that hit Ohio politics.
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Ohio's Sen. DeWine Loses Pivotal Election

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Ohio's Sen. DeWine Loses Pivotal Election

Ohio's Sen. DeWine Loses Pivotal Election

Ohio's Sen. DeWine Loses Pivotal Election

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Ohio Republican Sen. Mike DeWine lost his seat Tuesday to seven-term Democratic congressman Sherrod Brown.

Michele Norris talks with Sen. DeWine about the defeat and the state of politics in Ohio.

DeWine says that Republicans couldn't survive the "perfect storm" of the Iraq war and state-level scandals that hit Ohio politics.