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Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) — Republicans in control of the Senate will try to force a politically weakened President Barack Obama to accept changes to his health care law, back off on tough environmental rules and nominate judges they endorse.

While the end of Democrats’ eight years of Senate control looks like a momentous power shift, it may be a new path to the same outcome: legislative gridlock. Obama is set to veto bills he opposes and Senate Democrats can turn to the same procedural blocks that Republicans have used to frustrate them since 2007.

 

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