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Politics Nov 09After Biden win, McConnell says Trump ‘within his rights’ to fight election
Control of the Senate likely won’t be decided until a January runoff in Georgia, even after Democrat Joe Biden won the White House on Saturday.
Politics Nov 07Fight for Senate control awaits in Georgia after Biden’s win
While Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, control of the U.S. Senate likely won’t be decided until January.
Politics Nov 05House Democrats cast blame after losses
Democrats are coming to grips with the fact that whether President Donald Trump is e-elected or defeated by rival Joe Biden Biden, they still have problems understanding, and winning over, Trump voters.
Politics Nov 03Senate control hangs in balance with a few races undecided
Republicans are fighting to retain their majority against a surge of Democratic challengers across a vast political map in states once considered long shots for Democrats.
Nation Nov 03Control of Senate at stake as Trump’s allies face Democrats
Securing the Senate majority will be vital for the winner of the presidency. Senators confirm administration nominees, including the Cabinet, and can propel or stall the White House agenda.
Nation Oct 25Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Monday
Barrett's confirmation on Monday was hardly in doubt, with majority Republicans mostly united in support behind President Donald Trump's pick. But Democrats were poised to keep the Senate in session into the night in attempts to stall, arguing that the Nov.
Politics Oct 24Murkowski’s nod gives Barrett extra boost for Supreme Court
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett won crucial backing Saturday when one of the last Republican holdouts announced her support for President Donald Trump’s pick ahead of a confirmation vote expected Monday.
Politics Oct 15Senate Judiciary sets Oct. 22 vote on Barrett’s nomination
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday set an Oct. 22 vote on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination as Republicans race to confirm President Donald Trump's pick before the Nov. 3 election.
Politics Oct 14WATCH: Judge Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court confirmation hearings – Day 4
Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court to take the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg seems inevitable, as even some Senate Democrats acknowledged in Senate hearings on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Politics Oct 13WATCH: Judge Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court confirmation hearings – Day 3
For the second straight day, Barrett repeatedly declined to give her personal views, or to preview how she might rule, on issues that could become before the court.