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GOP Seeks Control Of Senate

GOP Seeks Control Of Senate

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Republicans will make a heavy push this year to gain control of the US Senate, as thirty two seats will be up for election, including the one held by democrat Tim Johnson in South Dakota.

Senator John Thune, the number three republican in the Senate, says a change of control in the Senate is possible…

 

Thune says while republican control is possible, he says it is a big challenge…

 

Thune’s name is one of thirty two republicans being circulated to gauge support as presidential candidates in 2016. Thune says he is not doing anything to encourage any of that talk…

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