Senate Latest: Senate majority key for White House winner Securing a Senate majority will be crucial for whichever candidate wins the White House Republicans on track to dash Democratic hopes of U.S. Senate majorityRepublicans appeared poised to retain control of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, after Senator Susan Collins defied political odds to win re-election in Maine and other Republican incumbents led Democrats in a handful of undecided races. Republicans clinging to Senate majority as Dems under-performThe key races include GOP-held seats in Maine and North Carolina, while Georgia could send two Senate elections into overtime. McConnell, Republicans poised to keep control of US SenateSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow Republicans appeared poised to keep control of the upper chamber of Congress early Wednesday morning, as three GOP lawmakers were projected to … Democrats push to extend control of House for two more years - The Boston GlobeDemocrats pushed to seal control of the House for two more years Tuesday as they banked on voters' dismay over the pandemic, broad suburban indignation with President Donald Trump, and dominant fundraising to make their majority in the chamber even larger Senate control in flux as counting goes forward in key statesControl of the Senate is in limbo after neither party won an outright majority of seats as of early Wednesday morning. Republicans in all-out fight to hold Senate majorityRepublican senators in an array of states were battling a dismal political environment Tuesday as they struggled to hold their majority. Democratic dreams of Senate majority fading fast - The Boston GlobeDemocratic hopes of seizing control of the US Senate evaporated Wednesday, as Republicans brushed back challenges in numerous states where polls had not so long ago found competitive contests.