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Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

A fresh set of polls out this week and last have Republicans more confident than ever that, while questions over which party will control the House majority after the midterms still loom, they will likely lock up not just control of the Senate majority but a strengthened majority to boot.

Cruz, O'Rourke, Blackburn, Bredesden

Polls: GOP Sees Boost in Key Senate Races Amid Democrats’ Kavanaugh Smear Campaign

A new series of polls released by Fox News on Wednesday evening has Republicans–who were scrambling heading into October– jumping for joy as the final month of campaigning kicks off, with GOP candidates in battleground U.S. Senate races across the country rising into strong positions with a month to go before the all-important midterm election.

Kavanaugh, Feinstein

Watch Live: Donald Trump Hosts Rally in Springfield, MO

Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET, President Donald Trump will host a rally at the JQH Arena in Springfield, MO. Video courtesy of the Right Side Broadcast Network Follow Breitbart.tv on Twitter @BreitbartVideo

US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana on August 30, 2018. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Claire McCaskill Voting ‘No’ on Kavanaugh, ‘Troubling’ Allegations Not a Factor

“And while the recent allegations against him are troubling and deserve a thorough and fair examination by the Senate Judiciary Committee, my decision is not based on those allegations but rather on his positions on several key issues, most importantly the avalanche of dark, anonymous money that is crushing our democracy,” McCaskill said.

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., walks to the Senate as reporters ask questions about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Resigns

Eric Greitens, Missouri’s embattled Republican governor, announced he would resign Tuesday, yielding to the pressure of two months-long criminal prosecutions and the increasing threat of impeachment.

In this May 17, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stands off to the side before stepping up to the podium to deliver remarks to a small group of supporters near the capitol announcing the release of funds for the state's biodiesel program in Jefferson City, Mo. A St. Louis …