Obama voices confidence Democrats can keep control of U.S. Senate

Obama smiles before his remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, citing an economic rebound, said in a CBS interview he feels Democrats can keep control of the U.S. Senate in November elections, although he acknowledged many Americans did not feel the economy was recovering. Republicans need to gain six seats to recapture Senate control, which would dampen prospects for Obama’s agenda in the last two years of his presidency. He has been struggling in opinion polls and faces a series of international crises. …

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