Savvy prognosticators agree: the Republicans are favored to take back the US Senate in next month’s elections. But the GOP is divided—both between and within the houses of Congress—which creates uncertainty over what’s next. There could be filibusters and other parliamentary maneuvers—met by presidential vetoes on health care, immigration reform, taxes and spending. Can the Republicans seize the moment to gain the approval of a skeptical public as the parties try to position themselves for 2016?
Also, shootings at the Canadian Parliament. Plus, a crisis in fast-food: McDonald’s is changing its menu.
Banner Image: Republican candidate for the United States Senate Scott Brown (L) is joined by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) at a campaign stop in Derry, New Hampshire October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder