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Senate democrats face power struggle for top judiciary job

The competition set up a rare internal power struggle that reflected broader disputes among Democrats over the direction and approach of their party in a new Congress

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Democrats battle for Senate control as they maintain grip on House majority

Partial results suggested that House Democrats were running strong in many of the competitive districts they swept up in 2018, but they were struggling to make further inroads into the Republican-…

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Fueled by cash, health care and Trump’s woes, Democrats aim for Senate control

An incessant stream of Republican-funded advertisements depicts Bullock, a popular two-term governor, alongside Schumer and other leading Democrats such as Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Sen. Steve Daines…

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Trump’s diagnosis imperils quick Supreme Court confirmation timeline

Top Republicans insisted they would move ahead at an uncommonly swift pace to hold hearings on Barrett’s nomination by Oct. 12, send her nomination to the full Senate by Oct. 22 and confirm her as…

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