Bill Straub

Washington-based political columnist for the Northern Kentucky Tribune and KyForward.com

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Joe Biden is already putting together his transition team. But Republicans will likely still control the Senate.

Biden wins. But how will Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell work with him?

Joe Biden is already putting together his transition team. But Republicans will likely still control the Senate.

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