Q+A - Policy impact of Republican gains in U.S. Congress

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  • Wednesday, 03 Nov 2010

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Republican gains in the U.S. Congress could have a profound effect on policy, from climate change legislation to the budget deficit.

Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives and have a much stronger position in the Senate in 2011 after voters on Tuesday punished Democrats over concerns about the weak U.S. economy.

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