Thanks to Delaware, the chances of Republicans winning the Senate have plummeted.
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Aides say document will include some ideas already touted by Republican leaders, such as repealing the healthcare bill, renewing the Bush-era tax cuts, and cutting spending.
Nearly half of public -- including nearly two-thirds of Republicans and 53 percent of independents -- admires political leaders who refuse to compromise.
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously backs Jack Lew, who has promised an exhaustive review of agency operations.
Western death toll through the first 10 months of 2010 now stands at 529, exceeding last year's toll of 521.
Bipartisan legislation would increase staffing and establish training requirements for armed guards.
Scarcity of upfront funding and overly ambitious deadlines will make it challenging for agencies to meet mandate, market analysts find.
Senate braces for votes this week on controversial issues with limited ties to defense authorization bill, but which could energize voters in the midterm elections.
The document, which will be released on Thursday, covers five categories -- jobs, spending, healthcare, national security and government reform.
Former Homeland Security secretary says Coast Guard needs more funding and government must improve vaccine stockpile.