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
  • The Hill's Campaign Report: North Carolina emerges as key battleground for Senate control
    Welcome to The Hill's Campaign Report, your daily rundown on all the latest news in the 2020 presidential, Senate and House races. Did someone forward this to you? Click here to subscribe.We're Julia ...
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  • 2020 Watch: Can President Donald Trump reclaim control?
    The coronavirus outbreak has grounded the 2020 presidential race — but not ended it. What we're watching heading into a new week of what we used to ...
    03/30/2020 - 10:53 pm | View Link
  • US governors control the country’s economic future
    At this point, America’s governors control the economic future of America. Two Governors in particular sit atop the American economic engine. They are California’s Gavin Newsome and New York’s Andrew ...
    03/30/2020 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • As Trump declared coronavirus under control, local leaders faced confusion and chaos as cases piled up
    Frustrated by the federal government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, state and local officials took steps on their own to protect their communities.
    03/29/2020 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • Governors drunk on power are out of control
    Some of these politicians have become way too intoxicated with this sudden power they’re brandishing like a club over the heads of their fellow citizens — I’m talking about you, Charlie ...
    03/28/2020 - 10:13 am | View Link
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