Rubio wins Florida U.S. Senate seat

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has been re-elected to the U.S. Senate, defeating Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, according to the Associated Press.

After five months of campaigning, results came in shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

Rubio, who made a failed attempt at running for president earlier this year, has been campaigning throughout Florida for the Senate position since June 22, 2016.