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Converting the existing power of the filibuster (which means that most legislation requires support from 60 Senators to be considered on the floor of the Senate) into democratic control of the Senate has a range of important policy consequences. First ...
... Mr. Trump and worried that he will be a drag on the rest of the ticket, some are watching to see whether Mr. Trump gins up more discord with his party - and whether Ms. Clinton steps in to make the case for democratic control of the House and Senate.

Political watchers point to this Jefferson County race as one that could tip the control of the Senate back into democratic control. Meanwhile, the teachers union's small donor committee so far has donated $39,675 on other legislative races, including ...
In a recent radio interview, LePage painted a bleak picture for Republicans, saying he expects their party will lose the state Senate, putting both chambers in democratic control. Republicans hold 20 of Maine's 35 Senate seats, and 14 Republicans are ...
In the House, Democrats are trying to regain control two years after the GOP broke six decades of democratic control. UNM political science chair Tim Krebs says national politics can have its effect on down ballot races.
On the Senate side, FiveThirtyEight gives a nearly three-in-four chance of democratic control. The Upshot offers a more sober 60 percent chance.

Once again, we're confronted with the possibility of Democrats grabbing two-thirds control of both houses of the California Legislature.
And if it's better to support Trump, they're going to do that," Feehery added. After eight years of democratic control, Republicans won a slim Senate majority in 2014. Democrats would need to gain four seats to recapture the majority if Clinton wins ...
House Speaker Paul Ryan (left) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in February. Oil and gas executives are focusing their political donations on maintaining congressional majorities, which would keep ...
"I'm feeling pretty good about my race," Yarmuth said. "I feel very good about the presidential election overall.. I'm very concerned about the Kentucky House of Representatives and will be working very very hard to make sure it stays in democratic ...
The move is a subtle sign from Clinton that she's confident she'll be elected, and a key political move, in trying to turn the U.S.
And I'm 99.9 percent confident that discriminatory law would still be in place today but for full democratic control of Congress that session.
Voter disgust might lead to democratic control of the Senate. Some observers think the Republican brand has become so damaged by Trump's candidacy that control of the House of Representatives could also be in play.
What is far more likely is that Trump's embattled campaign will hurt Republican candidates across the country in both federal and state elections, leading to democratic control of more state governments and potentially democratic control of the U.S ...
The 2018 midterms, with their strongly pro-GOP Senate landscape and a likely midterm backlash against an extension of democratic control of the White House (exacerbated by pro-GOP turnout dynamics in non-presidential elections), will look like a near ...
And the lens that I look through is making sure we have one of the houses in democratic control -- so we seat at the table for redistricting in 2020," said Shilling, D-La Crosse.

Maria Cantwell would emerge under democratic control as chair of the influential Senate Energy and natural resources Committee.
President Barack Obama returned home Friday to cast an early ballot during a fundraising weekend aimed at urging "cheerful givers" to help retain democratic control of the White House and retake control of the Congress and his former Senate seat ...
In these ways, privatization weakens democratic control over public goods and services and increases economic, political and racial inequality.
Even if they were successful in that regard, though, what could we expect from democratic control of Augusta? Based on this so-called agenda, we can expect more - of everything - from state government: more infrastructure development, more broadband ...
M: Yeah. A while ago (1996) I wrote, quoting myself: "A pure populist is one who advocates democratic control of capital itself through people's banks.
conservation Colorado has promised to spend "hundreds of thousands of dollars" against Woods to flip the state Senate from Republican to democratic control. And the environmental group's campaign arm is also looking to widen the majority that Democrats ...
On the state level, Colorado's state senate and house races are predicted to be "very, very, very close elections," he said, noting the legislature swings between Republican and democratic control every few years. "Your vote can count." Locally, school ...
Bryant, a former Port of Seattle commissioner, is pushing to overcome more than three decades of democratic control of the governor's office.
"In this context, the issues of reforming, improving the efficiency and transparency of the security sector pass through the development of parliamentary-democratic control. The issue of the accelerated development of parliamentary and democratic ...
If former senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, maintaining democratic control of the White House, Wasserman said it would likely mean a continuation of the gridlock that has existed between the Obama administration and ...
The government shouldn't be there to give handouts; they should be there to give a hand up to people who have fallen on hard times.
We are launching our first campaign to deepen democracy in working people's lives, starting with a call for local democratic control of Philadelphia's schools. This means an end to Philadelphia's School Reform Commission and the creation of an elected ...
The St. Cloud race has been one of the most expensive in the state in each election as it flips back and forth from Republican to democratic control. Lakeville Rep. Roz Peterson, a Republican, knows what running in a targeted district is like, too. She ...
In 2013, 2014, we were able to do more bipartisan things, because the gap in the House was much smaller, and we had democratic control in the Senate. Because Speaker Boehner had to rely on some Democratic votes. I feel like moderate Republicans, ...
Black Lives Matter: A right to restored land, clean air, clean water and housing and an end to the exploitative privatization of natural resources - including land and water.
"Who would want to go back to chaotic democratic control?" asked his supporters. This is a line of reasoning Klein and his allies have used repeatedly as they have continued to ally themselves with Republicans.
For that reason - and the fact that democratic control of the state House was at stake - the Blaniars said it attracted some national political operatives who were part of President George H.W.
billionaire Ivanishivili "retired" from politics in 2013, but Erdogan knew that he was the go-to-guy. According to political scientist Kornely Kakachia, he is "outside democratic control, outside institutional checks and balances, yet he is ultimately ...
Bryant, a former Port of Seattle commissioner, is pushing to overcome more than three decades of democratic control of the governor's office.
From being a grassroots organizer, a public policy director, a partisan staffer and finally now as a lobbyist, I've experienced Maine politics from full democratic control to full Republican control and now with the mixed chambers and our Republican ...
In the past 66 years, real GDP has grown fastest under democratic control of both the executive and legislative branches of government, at an average of 4.21 percent per year, and most slowly under a Democratic presidency and divided Congress, at an ...
In the past 66 years, real GDP has grown fastest under democratic control of both the executive and legislative branches of government, at an average of 4.21 percent per year, and most slowly under a Democratic presidency and divided Congress, at an ...
The majority party won control in the 2014 election, but recent history favors democratic control of the state House. The state's Democratic party sees a favorable map and environment to flip the three seats it needs to win back control.
Such a government would place basic industry and the banks under public ownership and the democratic control of the working class so as to guarantee for all secure and well-paying jobs, quality healthcare, education, a comfortable retirement, and a ...
The electorate is sick of the EU and global institutions; it wants more democratic control, including over immigration. The establishment, including celebrities and entertainers, no longer sways voters; and attempts to demonise Eurosceptics as little ...
... where the Democrats need to pick up four net seats if they win the White House and five if they don't. Since the GOP has 24 seats to defend, compared to only 10 for the Democrats, oddsmakers expected the Senate to flip and return to democratic control.
As they try to preserve tenuous democratic control of the state House this fall, Speaker Frank Chopp and Majority Leader Pat Sullivan are getting a cash boost from a passel of Lobbyists.
Clinton initially was viewed by many in her own party as a natural successor to President Obama and the best bet to preserve democratic control of the White House. But prolonged controversy over her handling of State Department emails, her coziness ...
Given that a swing of five seats could leave the Senate in democratic control, Republican contributors are even more motivated to pump money into campaigns.
There's a reason why his race appears ripe for democratic control, at least on paper: The district has 23,000 more Democrats than Republicans - one of the largest disparities for a sitting GOP senator.
The race for president will garner the headlines, but the races for Kentucky House could have just as serious implications for Kentuckians.
"Look how much African-American communities are suffering under democratic control," Trump said at a rally last month in Michigan.


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