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Breakdown by party in US Senate?

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asked Aug 22, 2012 in Federal by anonymous
recategorized Aug 22, 2012 by Richard S
   

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Senate.gov has all kinds of stats and history about the U.S. Senate, including the "Party Division in the Senate, 1789-Present." Here's the current info:

112th Congress (2011-2013)
Majority Party: Democrat (51 seats)
Minority Party:  Republican (47 seats)
Other Parties: 1 Independent; 1 Independent Democrat
Total Seats: 100
answered Aug 23, 2012 by PeteOne Inquisitive Expert (8,220 points)

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