It has taken a LONG time …
But Astronaut, turned politician, Mark Kelly had the win going in to lose…..He didn’t….
He never trailed in the polls though his margin dropped for the last two weeks before the election….
Democrats are in line to win the Nevada US Senate race, and the do over in Georgia should get Democratic US Senate leader Chuck Schumer’s margin to 51 Democrats…..
Republican Mitch McConnell will remain the US Senate Minority leader if Donald Trump’s doesn’t engineer his downfall….
While Georgia’s race will not be settled until a December runoff, Democrats are cautiously optimistic they can clinch the majority sooner as more mail ballots are counted in Nevada’s tight contest.
Democratic control of the Senate would provide Biden with some leverage for his agenda on Capitol Hill, regardless of the outcome in the House, which also remained unsettled late Friday. Republican control of the Senate would further complicate Biden’s agenda for the next two years, positioning the GOP to potentially slow or block confirmation of Biden’s cabinet officials and judges…
Also in Arizona, Democrat Adrian Fontes was projected to win the race for secretary of state, defeating Republican Mark Finchem, a far-right state lawmaker who sought oversight of Arizona’s elections while groundlessly pushing to decertify the results from 2020….