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What a GOP Senate would mean [Editorial]
What a GOP Senate would mean [Editorial]

Despite all the talk about some of the oddities of this year's election — from the unexpectedly competitive race in South Dakota to the tough fight facing Republican Pat Roberts of Kansas — the political fundamentals still point to a GOP takeover of the Senate. Polls show the Democratic push in most of the competitive Senate races has stalled, and the chances are growing that the midterm election will yield predictable results — the political party out of the White House will make gains, and in this case that could translate to a modest Senate majority, perhaps 51 or 52 votes. The question of the hour is what will a Republican Senate actually be able to accomplish?...