Democrats, Republicans flip one seat each in Senate battle

Democrats, Republicans flip one seat each in Senate battle

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Washington: The Internet predicts that Democrats changed the seat of the U.S. Senate in Colorado on Tuesday in an attempt to regain control of the upper house of Congress, but Republicans fought back by expelling a fragile Democrat from Alabama.

With the battle for control of the Senate, the Democrats once again stamped the House of Representatives, thus ensuring the ruling relationship between the ruling party and Nancy Pelosi for the other two years. Gather again.

“I’m very, very proud of the fact that tonight — relatively early — we are able to say we have held the House,” Pelosi said.

In the much-watched Senate showdown, when the former governor of Colorado, 68-year-old businessman and geologist John Hickenlooper easily defeated one-term Senator Cory Gardner to take the seat , The Democrats won first-rate.

“Thank you, Colorado! Serving you is the honor of my life, and I can’t wait to be your Senator,” Hickenlooper said on Twitter.

Republicans are scrambling to maintain their 53-47 majority in the Senate, and opinion polls show that there are several races leaning toward Democrats. The election forecaster FiveThirtyEight.com provides Democrats with a three-quarter chance of winning control of the Senate.

The Democratic Party nominated candidate Joe Biden’s party needs to get four seats to seize a seat in the conference; if Biden wins the White House, it must get three seats, because if the US Vice President breaks in the Senate with a 50-to-50 vote draw.

Republicans received a defensive boost, despite the 66-year-old retired American football coach Tommy Tuberville (Tommy Tuberville) easily defeating Senator Doug Jones in a game that is widely believed to lead to a Republican succession.

After Jones won a special election against Republican Roy Moore in 2017, he faced a huge reelection opportunity in a ruby ​​red southern state, and Republicans faced allegations of sexual misconduct.

On Tuesday, Republicans received more good news, when political veteran Lindsey Graham oversaw the controversy process that confirmed the Supreme Court justices in the weeks before the presidential election to win South Carolina’s re-election.

According to Fox News and The New York Times, Trump’s ally Graham survived a fierce challenge from Democrat Jaime Harrison, and the game was reported by nearly half of the district’s coverage.

In the weeks before the election, African-American Harrison was on par with the 65-year-old Republican in the conservative southern fortress and set an all-time high in campaign donations because Democrats saw seats as a potential rebound.

“We didn’t get the result at the ballot box that we wanted, but we showed courage and determination,” Harrison said in a statement.

Meanwhile the Senate’s top Republican, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, won reelection against former fighter pilot Amy McGrath, ensuring that the most powerful Republican in Congress will remain in the chamber for another six years.

Controlling the Senate is vital as the party in power controls which bills reach the floor and which of the president’s nominees receive confirmation votes.  

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