WASHINGTON: Companies that do business with the federal government will have to announce "hundreds of thousands" of lay-offs just days before the November election, predicted the former Pentagon comptroller for George W. Bush.
33 out of 100 seats are up for election. 51 are needed for a majority.
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* Includes two independent senators expected to caucus with the Democrats: Angus King (Maine) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.).
All 435 seats are up for election. 218 are needed for a majority.