Mark Kelly will take an oath as senator on Wednesday

Elected coal Mark KellyMark Kelly takes the oath as senator on Wednesday this week: Congressional Competitions to Review Work of the Year Congress Planned for Sprint End-of-Year Sprint MORE (D-Ariz.) They take the oath on Wednesday, according to a senior democratic aide.

Kelly defeated the GOP Sen. Martha McSallyCandidate Martha Elizabeth McSallyTrump’s long journey to the Fed could be a dead end for McSally, staff asked for the unmasked photo option in Capitol McSally’s last-floor speech, “I gave it my all and left it all on the field.” (Ariz.) Earlier this month and expected Monday, the results of the race will be confirmed, clearing the way for joining the Senate.

Married to former Gabby Giffords MP (D-Ariz.), Kelly’s oath reduces the Senate GOP majority from 53-47 to 52 Republican seats to 48 Democrats.

Along with McSally, the Democrats defeated the GOP Sen. Cory GardnerCory GardnerHillicon Valley: Trump fires chief federal cybersecurity, GOP senators push back | Apple pays $ 3 million to tackle batteries Los Angeles police have banned the use of external facial recognition software. The Senate accepts the security of devices connected to the Internet against computer vulnerabilities. Democrats got out of Schumer because of the Senate majority failure (Colo.), While Republicans seated Democratic Senate Doug Jones (Ala.). Which party will rule the chamber in January will remain calm, and this will be decided by the outcome of the two January election procedures in Georgia.

But Kelly’s rise to the Senate complicates the GOP’s efforts to reinforce Judy Shelton, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump rages against ’60 minutes’ for interview with Krebs Cornyn spox: Neera Tanden has’ no chance ‘to confirm as Biden’s OMB-elect Pa legislator was informed of the positive coronavirus test while meeting Trump: MORE REPORTcontroversial Federal Reserve Board candidate.

An attempt to reinforce Shelton before the Thanksgiving break collided due to GOP resistance and crown virus-related absences.

Because three Republican senators – Lamar AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar Alexander Congress is preparing for a chaotic year-end sprint. We need a college leader as education secretary. As the Biden administration accelerates, Trump’s legal efforts will continue (Tenn.), Susan CollinsSusan Margaret Collins: Congress prepares Biden’s cabinet for a chaotic year-end sprint and launches as a battlefield for the future hopes of the GOP White House (Maine) and Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt Romney Voters have elected a record number of black women to Congress this year – none of the Republican Congress was a chaotic year-end sprint Biden’s cabinet is a battleground for the GOP White House’s future hopes. (Utah) – Opposes Shelton after Kelly took the oath, votes need not be confirmed unless McConnell can get one of the senators to change his vote or take advantage of the democratic absence.