Democrats will maintain control of US Senate after Catherine Cortez Masto wins Nevada: report
Democrats now have 50 seats, Republicans 49.
One more race, the Georgia runoff, could hand Democrats a 51-seat majority if U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock wins that race over Trump-endorsed Herschel Walker.
The Senate majority instantly deflates any GOP attempts to remove President Joe Biden should a potential GOP-controlled House impeach him. A 51-seat Senate majority, should Democrats keep the Georgia seat, would allow them to get subpoena power in the Senate.
Currently, control of the House remains undecided, but it is close.
\u201cBREAKING: The Democratic Party will keep control of the U.S. Senate, @NBCNews projects. https://t.co/AMIPKbGe55\u201d— NBC News (@NBC News) 1668305964
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