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Congressional defense committees poised for post-election shake-up

November 03, 2016 |
Tony Bertuca
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Aside from the historic presidential campaign concluding on Nov. 8, the results of next week's congressional elections could have wide-ranging ramifications for defense issues on Capitol Hill, especially if Democrats reclaim a Senate majority. Democrats face an uphill battle to re-take the House, but four Senate victories would be enough for the upper chamber to change hands. The fight for the Senate majority calls into question whether Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) will be able to retain his place as chairman...

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