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US midterm results: Republicans lead in House, Democrats get Senate as Washington sees divided govt

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State lawmakers met Friday and into the weekend to vote for leaders in the House and the Senate. Senate GOP members met Friday night and announced that Casey Crabtree was elected to be majority leader. Reynold Nesiba, of Sioux Falls, was elected as minority leader Saturday. House Republicans have not announced leadership positions and their nomination for Speaker.
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US midterm results: Republicans lead in House, Democrats get Senate as Washington sees divided govt

Republicans are just one victory away from 218 seats required to form a majority in the House of Representatives, while the Democrats are well on their way to retaining a majority in the upper house, Senate, paving the way for a divided government in Washington. According to AP news agency, the Republicans are well on their way to achieve 218 seats. However, the full scope of the party’s majority is yet to get cleared as votes are still being co…

3 months ago·Noida, India
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Growing number of Republicans want to delay Senate leader elections

CNN reported Sunday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been calling his members over the last several days to ensure support.

3 months ago·Portland, United States
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Republicans elect new State House leaders while Senate Dems keep status quo

Republican state lawmakers have chosen new leaders less than one week after Democrats retained control of both the Maine House and Senate.On Monday, House Republicans elected Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham of Winter Harbor as minority leader while Rep. Amy Arata of New Gloucester was chosen to serve as assistant minority leader.Faulkingham is a lobsterman and a political conservative who will lead the caucus following an election where Republicans h…

3 months ago·Bangor, United States
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Republicans in disarray as calls grow to postpone Senate and House leadership elections

The knives are out for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. A parade of right-wing Republican senators are calling for leadership elections to be delayed in a conspicuous threat to McConnell’s continuing leadership of the party.Late last week, Sens. Ron Johnson, Mike Lee, and Rick Scott were urging their fellow Republicans to sign onto a letter calling for a delay.“We are all disappointed that a Red Wave failed to materialize, and there are m…

3 months ago·United States
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Texas Republicans seek to delay House, Senate leadership votes in wake of midterms

Ted Cruz’s call to postpone leadership elections was part of his venting “volcanic” frustration that the giant Republican red wave he and others confidently...

3 months ago·Dallas, United States
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Republicans appear lost, leaderless as Democrats hold the Senate

The door to a Republican majority in the Senate has slammed shut. The GOP really isn't handling it well.

3 months ago·United States
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