US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Republican, Kentucky) has cancelled the August recess, forcing Democrat senators to miss out on campaigning ahead of the midterm elections. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

Republican Senate leader cancels August recess, limiting Democrats’ campaigning ahead of midterm elections

There are 26 Democratic-held seats on the ballot this fall, compared to just nine for Republicans, so cancelling the recess will hurt them the most

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US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Republican, Kentucky) has cancelled the August recess, forcing Democrat senators to miss out on campaigning ahead of the midterm elections. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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