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Scramble for the Senate: Democrats finally prevail in their quest to regain a majority

Excerpt: With the victories of Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, the Democrats have secured tenuous control of the upper house of Congress.
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Scramble for the Senate: Alex Padilla will be California’s next U.S. Senator

Excerpt: California's Secretary of State will become the first Latino to represent the Golden State in the U.S. Senate.
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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.
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Scramble for the Senate: Who will replace Kamala Harris if the Democratic ticket wins?

Excerpt: If Joe Biden wins in November, Kamala Harris will have to leave her seat in the U.S. Senate. Who might replace her?
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Scramble for the Senate: Can Al Gross topple Republican Dan Sullivan in the Last Frontier?

Excerpt: Senate Democrats are backing a quintessentially Alaskan doctor who is running as an independent in the hopes that he can pull off an upset win.
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Scramble for the Senate: Can Steve Bullock pull off a win in deep-red Montana?

Excerpt: Governor Bullock's presidential bid was a dead end, but his odds back home in Montana's U.S. Senate race are pretty decent.
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Scramble for the Senate: Can Democrats win in North Carolina with Cal Cunningham?

Excerpt: Republican Senator Thom Tillis faces a tough challenge from Democrat Cal Cunningham in the Tar Heel State this year that could be decisive.
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Scramble for the Senate: Can Democrats secure a seat — or two — in Georgia?

Excerpt: Both of Georgia's U.S. Senate seats are up for grabs this year, and strong Democratic contenders have emerged to vie for them.
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Scramble for the Senate: Can Democrats take out Maine’s Susan Collins with Sara Gideon?

Excerpt: The Pine Tree State is home to the last supposedly reasonable Republican senator in New England, but her votes for Brett Kavanaugh and the Republican tax scam have shown she's just an enabler of the Trump agenda.
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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?
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Scramble for the Senate: Can Democrats pick up a seat in Arizona with Mark Kelly?

Excerpt: Democrats have high hopes that they can unseat Arizona's Republican Senator Martha McSally with the husband of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords.
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