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How Democrats’ Senate Dreams Crumbled

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["Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon had led GOP Sen. Susan Collins in polls ― public and private, Republican and Democratic ― for months. Her likely victory over the longtime incumbent was a key building block in Democr...

Trump Told Donors That It Will Be ‘Very ToughFor Republicans To Hold Senate: Report

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["President Donald Trump told donors at a private fundraising event that it will be “very tough” for Republicans to hold the Senate, The Washington Post reported. An unnamed source who attended the $250,000 a ticket f...

In Deep Red Tennessee, Senate Candidate Marquita Bradshaw Talks Environmental Justice

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["ASSOCIATED PRESS The effects of pollution on her neighborhood in South Memphis, Tennessee, fueled Marquita Bradshaw's commitment to environmental justice at a young age. the Democrat hopes to ride her focus on envir...

Georgia Senate Special Election: Raphael Warnock, Kelly Loeffler Set For Runoff

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["Brynn Anderson/Associated Press Democrat Raphael Warnock will face Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) in a Jan. 5 runoff election. Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) and Democrat Raphael Warnock are set to face off in a Jan. 5 runoff...

Puerto Rico Becomes Flashpoint In Jon Ossoff’s Senate Race In Georgia

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["Getty Images Former Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D), at right, has withdrawn his support from Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff's Senate campaign pending assurances about Puerto Rican self-determination. Former Rep. Luis Gutiérre...

Senate Likely To Confirm Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court, Cementing Conservative Majority

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["ASSOCIATED PRESS Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett meets with Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., not pictured, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP) WASHINGTON (Reuter...

Mitch McConnell Beats Amy McGrath To Win Reelection In Kentucky Senate Race

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["AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won a seventh term in Washington by defeating former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath in a high-profile contest. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCon...

Trump’s ‘StupidGov. Kemp Call ‘Bordered On Criminality’: Former Senate Leader Harry Reid

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["President Donald Trump’s Saturday phone call to Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp “bordered on criminality,” former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told CNN. Trump called Kemp to demand that the govern...

Minn. GOP State Senate Warns Only Republicans Of COVID Outbreak

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["Observers were stunned this week when Minnesota GOP legislative officials urgently warned only Republicans about a serious COVID-19 outbreak in the State Senate. No one said a word to Democratic politicians or staff...

Dianne Feinstein Won’t Seek Senate Judiciary Leadership After Backlash

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["Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Calif.) said Monday that she will not seek a leadership position in any of the chamber’s committees next year, including the coveted Senate Judiciary Committee where she currently serves as th...

Georgia Democrats To The Resistance: Please Don’t Come Here For Senate Runoffs

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["Brynn Anderson/Associated Press Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff are competing in Jan. 5 runoff elections that will determine control of the Senate. Georgia Democrats appreciate the enthusiasm. They really d...

Senate Blocks Confirmation Of Trump’s Federal Reserve Nominee Judy Shelton

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["The Senate on Tuesday narrowly voted to block the confirmation of Judy Shelton, President Donald Trump’s controversial pick to join the Federal Reserve’s seven-member board of governors. In a procedural vote on whet...

John Cornyn Hangs On To Beat M.J. Hegar In Texas Senate Race

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["Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) is projected to win against Democratic challenger M.J. Hegar to keep his Senate seat and increase the odds of the GOP holding on to control of the chamber, ABC and NBC reported Tuesday. De...

GOP Ads Use The Same ‘VoterTo Bash Dems In Three Different Senate Races

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["Two Republican super PACs used the same supposed voter in newly released ads for at least three different Senate races, including those in Maine, Iowa and Kansas. In an ad produced by American Crossroads that aired ...

Tonight: Kelly Loeffler And Raphael Warnock To Face Off In Georgia Senate Debate

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["ATLANTA (AP) — Candidates for one of two U.S. Senate seats still hanging in the balance will face off in a debate that is drawing strong interest beyond Georgia. That is because the seat — now held by incumbent Repu...

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court

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["Senate Republicans voted Monday night to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, tilting the balance of the court to a 6-3 conservative majority for years to come and handing President Donald Trump a victory...

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