Republicans keep control of Senate in 2018 midterms, CNN projects

Washington (CNN)CNN projects that Republicans will keep control of the Senate, a result that was not unexpected but still never assured in this unpredictable political environment until voters had their say. The outcome represents a significant victory for the GOP and President Donald Trump. Democrats faced a daunting Senate map…

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How Democrats can leverage the midterm results to win big in 2020

(CNN)The 2018 midterms can be extraordinarily helpful to Democrats in the 2020 presidential election. One power that is afforded to the House majority centers on its ability to inject issues into national debate. This is the congressional bully pulpit. House Democrats may face some difficulty finding legislation that will make…

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Thousand Oaks gunman went from Marine vet to mass shooter. Investigators want to know why.

(CNN)A day after a Marine Corps veteran stormed into a country music dance hall in California and opened fire into the crowd, killing 12 people, investigators said there is no clear motive behind the attack. Survivor describes gunman during shooting Latest developments In it, the writer says: “I hope people…

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