translated from Spanish: 9 Democratic Senators re-validated his seat in the Senate

Washington-nine Democratic Senators revalidaron today his seat in the Senate in the legislative elections of half term, according to several local media projections. Senators Ben Cardin from Maryland; Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts; Sheldon Whitehouse, by Rhode Island; Bob Casey, by Pennsylvania, and Thomas Carper, Delaware by, imposed on his Republican rival at the polls for their respective States, as expected, thus the re-election. In addition, Chris Murphy, by Connecticut; Sherrod Brown, Ohio; and Tim Kaine from Virginia, did the same in their respective electoral battles.

Moreover, the independent Senator Bernie Sanders, which is part of the bench Vermont Democrat and candidate for the primaries of the Democratic Party for the presidential election, 2016, which was surpassed with ease to his Republican rival, Lawrence Zupan, a real estate agent, according to these calculations. The victory of these Democratic senators is not a surprise, because polls already anticipated it. Polls draw a scenario favorable for Democrats in the House of representatives, where needed to win 23 seats to regain a majority that Republicans have held since 2011.En the Senate, on the other hand, the map is much less conducive to the progressives, where they have to defend more seats than the Republicans and especially conservative States. Currently, Republicans have a 51-49 majority in the upper House, and the polls are running that you will keep it. Of the 35 seats in the Senate that are disputed today, Democrats must defend 26, while Republicans must protect only nine seats. In this note:

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