Hickenlooper Ousts Gardner in Colorado, Handing Democrats Crucial Senate Seat

Senator Cory Gardner, a first-term Republican, had trailed throughout the race as his state increasingly tilted toward Democrats.

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Would Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court Cost the G.O.P. the Senate?

Mitch McConnell has a tricky needle to thread.

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Supreme Court Fight Could Scramble Intense Battle for Senate

Republicans see benefits for candidates struggling in conservative states, but Democrats say the vacancy sharpens their health care message and underscores Republican fealty to Trump.

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Democrats Hold Edge as Battle for Senate Majority Becomes ‘Knife Fight’

As the campaign enters a critical period, the pandemic, their primary strategy and their presumptive nominee have given Democrats a shot at winning the chamber.

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What to Watch in Kentucky Election Results and Colorado Senate Race

A challenger to Senator Mitch McConnell should finally emerge, and John Hickenlooper is trying to win his Senate primary in Colorado, among other races unfolding on Tuesday.

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Hickenlooper’s Stumbles Complicate Democrats’ 2020 Strategy

The former governor has faltered in a primary campaign for a seat that is essential for Democrats to capture if they hope to retake the Senate majority.

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With Go-Slow Approach, Republicans Risk Political Blowback on Pandemic Aid

With jobless numbers rising, Republicans’ refusal to negotiate on another round of pandemic relief is proving difficult to sustain.

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Democrats Show Fund-Raising Energy in Key Senate Races

In contests in Kentucky, South Carolina, Kansas, Maine, Colorado and Arizona, Democratic candidates raised more money in the first quarter of 2020 than their Republican opponents.

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