Democrats won control of the US Senate for the first time in six years with victories in two runoff races in Georgia -- a stunning result in a state that hadn’t sent a new Democratic senator to Washington for two decades.

Jon Ossoff unseated incumbent Republican David Perdue and Raphael Warnock defeated appointed GOP Senator Kelly Loeffler in Tuesday’s special election, according to the Associated Press. Neither Republican had won a majority on Nov. 3, forcing the runoffs two months later.

The race call came amid chaos in the nation’s capital as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol and disrupted lawmakers who were meeting to certify the November election for President-elect Joe Biden.

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