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Amid pre-election jockeying, some partisan greatest hits in Congress
Amid pre-election jockeying, some partisan greatest hits in Congress

Here's the latest sign that Democrats are worried about keeping control of the U.S. Senate: They're about to shutter the chamber six weeks ahead of the election so their vulnerable incumbents can spend more time on the campaign trail. Good luck with that. Six weeks may not be enough time to find a way to close the enthusiasm gap between Democratic and Republican voters, which threatens to give the latter an unbeatable edge in turnout in the red states served by the four Senate Democrats most at risk of defeat. Not that they haven't tried. As has been his custom, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada recently brought two red-meat bills to the floor despite the fact...

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