Democrats Keep Control Of Senate

Democrats will retain their control of the Senate after winning several closely contested races on Tuesday.

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  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Hillary Clinton Gets Another Nudge for 2016
    Paging, Hillary Clinton. Emily’s List, the influential abortion-rights group that backs Democratic women, unveiled an initiative Thursday to help put a woman in the White House. The group announced a six-figure digital media campaign and new polling that shows a strong appetite for a female commander-in-chief as part of its “Madame President” campaign. More
  • 2 firefighters critically injured as blazes burn out of control in Irvine, Yorba Linda
    The fast-moving Silverado fire broke out in Orange County on Monday and quickly grew to more than 4,000 acres. A second blaze started hours later in Corona and forced evacuations in Yorba Linda.
    10/26/2020 - 2:28 pm | View Link
  • Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett, Locking In Conservative Control Of SCOTUS
    The Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, making her the third Trump nominee ...
    10/26/2020 - 1:07 pm | View Link
  • Overnight Health Care: US sets a new record for average daily coronavirus cases | Meadows on pandemic response: 'We're not going to control it' | Pelosi blasts Trump for not ...
    Welcome to Monday's Overnight Health Care.Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are rising sharply even as President Trump continues to downplay the pandemic. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows ...
    10/26/2020 - 11:05 am | View Link
  • In Effort To Flip Control Of Pa. House, Democrats Challenge 2 Local Republican Incumbents
    All 203 state House seats are on the ballot this November, and this election could determine who controls the Pennsylvania legislature. KDKA's Jon Delano has more on two key races.
    10/26/2020 - 10:55 am | View Link
  • Guns Sales Break Records With Gun Control Legislation Likely If Democrats Win
    Gun sales have increased throughout the nation, driven by concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, urban riots and the likelihood of increased regulation if the Democrats win the White House, regain ...
    10/26/2020 - 7:58 am | View Link
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