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Republicans hold lead in tight race for Senate control
Republicans hold lead in tight race for Senate control

Republicans hold a narrow, but steady, lead in the contest for control of the Senate, according to polls released Sunday. Enough races remain extremely close that Democrats could still keep control of the chamber, but only if all the breaks go their way. So far, that's not happening in the campaign's closing weeks. Democrats appear to have lost ground in extremely close races in Iowa and Colorado, although they have gained ground in Georgia. In Kansas, an embattled Republican incumbent has come back in his fight against an independent who has the backing of many Democrats. In the Iowa race, Republican Jodie Ernst has a three-point edge over Democrat Bruce Braley, 49% to...

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