Republicans will likely keep control of the Senate, while Democrats take over the House as a result of upcoming midterm elections. However, there remains a viable path for the GOP to keep control of Congress.
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The Business & Politics Poll
Is the US doing enough to address climate change?
The US government is not doing enough to address climate change, according to most of the participants in this week's Business & Politics Poll. Nearly 7 in 10 respondents answered "No" to this week's question, compared with 1 in 4 who said they support the government's efforts. A Morning Consult poll conducted over the summer showed voters in general had little faith in government and somewhat more faith in business to address this issue effectively. New poll coming Monday.
Chinese economic growth declined to 6.5% in the third quarter from 6.7% in Q2, as an intensifying trade conflict with the US began to affect Chinese companies. The Q3 growth rate is the lowest China has experienced since the financial crisis.