GOP Aims to Keep Senate Control, Aided by Trump-Friendly Map

WASHINGTON — Republicans aimed to retain Senate control in Tuesday's voting and renew their role as guardians of President Donald Trump's conservative agenda, banking on a lopsided electoral map that imperiled far more Democratic seats to offset Trump's deeply...
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Nothing Certain on the Eve of First Trump-Era Elections

WASHINGTON — The day of reckoning for American politics has nearly arrived. "I don't think there's a Democrat in this country that doesn't have a little angst left over from 2016 deep down." — Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY's List Voters on Tuesd...
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Trump Says Border Troops Could Hit 15K, Surprising Pentagon

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 — roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily. ...