Published On: Thu, Jan 4th, 2018

Democrat Senators Smith and Jones sworn in, trimming Republican majority

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The Republican majority in the Senate narrowed to 51-49 on Wednesday as two new Democratic senators were sworn into office, complicating Republicans’ efforts to advance the party’s legislative agenda before the 2018 mid-term elections.

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Democrat Senators Smith and Jones sworn in, trimming Republican majority