Republicans take control of the US Senate

Republicans take control of the US Senate

Republicans take control of the US Senate

Written by Staff Writer

05 Nov, 2014 | 10:26 am

The Republican Party has taken control of the Senate in the US mid-term elections, increasing their power in the final years of President Barack Obama’s presidency.

After gains in Arkansas, Montana, South Dakota, West Virginia and Colorado, North Carolina clinched victory.

Mitch McConnell will become the Senate majority leader.

According to AP news agency, the party is also set to increase its majority in the lower House of Representatives.

-BBC

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