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Senate Reaches Power-Sharing Agreement And Democrats Take Over Committees

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Republicans will continue to control committees until the Senate finalizes a power sharing pact.
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Senate Finally Reaches Deal Giving Democrats Control Of Committees

Senate Finally Reaches Deal Giving Democrats Control Of Committees

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The agreement allows Democrats to take control of Senate committees, which had been led by Republicans even though they lost the majority last month.
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Democrats and GOP strike power-sharing agreement, allowing Dems to take over key Senate committees

Democrats and GOP strike power-sharing agreement, allowing Dems to take over key Senate committees

1 month ago   |   By RT

Democrats and Republicans have reached an agreement that will allow the Democrats to take control of several Senate committees. Though the party holds a slim majority, Republicans have until now held onto their committee seats.
“I am happy to report this morning that the leadership of both parties have finalized the organizing resolution for the Senate,” Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor on Wednesday. “We will pass the resolution through the Senate today, which means that committees can promptly set up and get to work with Democrats holding the gavels.”
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