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Democrats win House, will set cyber course; Senate losses presage shakeup on homeland security panel

November 07, 2018 |
Rick Weber
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Democrats have won control of the House, but their efforts to take the Senate fell short and losses in that chamber by Democratic incumbents will force a shakeup for minority leadership on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which has recently cleared major bipartisan cybersecurity legislation.

The re-election losses of Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) will force a shuffling among Democrats for stewardship of the committee on the minority side.

Heitkamp’s defeat has been called by...

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