Wednesday, January 6, 2010

November election may mean another shake-up in Washington

Democratic senators Christopher Dodd of Connecticut and Byron L. Dorgan of North Dakota have announced that they will not seek re-election this November. The developments underscored the fragility of the Democrats’ 60-vote Senate majority, which is just enough to block Republican filibusters. Democratic incumbents also face serious challenges in Arkansas, Colorado, Nevada and Pennsylvania among other states.

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