Category Archives: Senate

FiveThirtyEight Forecast: 2 in 3 Chances Republicans keep control of the Senate

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GOP senator blocks bill that would ban release of 3D gun blueprints

By Jordain Carney of The Hill Republican Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) objected. He noted that while he had just seen the bill for the first time, he had concerns that it would infringe on the First Amendment. “Any legislation that … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Guns and gun control, Senate, The Hill

GOP primaries may have made GOP loses in November more likely

In South Carolina’s primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford. In Virginia, Trump supporter wins and promises to wage a “vicious” campaign against Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine. As predicted, President Donald Trump influenced yesterday’s primary elections, especially in South … Continue reading

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What Do We Know With Just Under Six Months to Go Before the Mid-Term Elections?

By Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report Given the warped time-space continuum in which those of us in DC live – a flood of news, tweets and leaks makes each day feel like a week – it may be … Continue reading

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The #Resistance Had A Very Good Night. But will that hurt Democratic chances in November?

By Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight The Democratic Party woke up Wednesday with a clear signal from Tuesday’s primary elections: The #Resistance means business. The more progressive candidate won in Democratic primaries around the country. The question, however, is whether those … Continue reading

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