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How American women caught up with Mitch McConnell and obstructionist Republicans

Excerpt: While the price they paid is steep, American women have delivered a comeuppance to Mitch McConnell. The Senate Republican leader sowed the wind in February of 2016. He is reaping the whirlwind in 2022.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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The 2022 midterm results are yielding new, battle-tested Democratic leaders

Excerpt: From New England to the Great Lakes States to the Southwest, voters backed Democratic candidates with records of taking on Donald Trump and ultra MAGA forces.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Scramble for the Senate: The results are in; here’s how the candidates and parties fared

Excerpt: Although the Democrats made gains, control of the upper chamber of Congress will not be decided until January of 2021.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Scramble for the Senate: Can Democrats show Colorado’s Cory Gardner the door?

Excerpt: If Joe Biden wants his policy agenda to be enacted, the Democrats have to win the Senate. Can they flip Cory Gardner's seat in Colorado?
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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U.S. Senate map looking grim for Democrats; Republicans may end up with the majority

Excerpt: There are still many bal­lots left to count in quite a few places, but the U.S. Sen­ate map is not look­ing good for Democ­rats of this hour. The mass media are pro­ject­ing Repub­li­can vic­to­ries in Iowa and Col­orado — two states that Democ­rats real­ly need­ed to win in order to pro­tect their U.S. Sen­ate majority. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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