- Ballestas Group
Democrats Retain Control of the Senate
President Joe Biden met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Bali, taking advantage of the G20 summit. The meeting lasted two hours and it is their first meeting since both are presidents.
Vote counting for the midterm elections is over. Democrats retain control of the Senate with a 51-49 seat victory (2 independent senator seats will be allied with the Democratic bloc). In turn, the Republicans won the House of Representatives by 218 to 212 seats.