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华盛顿——随着世人瞩目今年的美国总统竞选,控制美国众议院和参议院的争夺很大程度上被人们忽视了。 但国会选举的结果可能成就或毁灭下一任总统的政策。

虽然总统掌握的权力令人艳羡,但100名参议院议员决定着国际条约的命运以及总统提名和立法建议。 435位众议院议员权力虽没有参议员那么大,但由同一党派控制白宫、参议院和众议院却可以打破近年来削弱美国执政力量的大部分僵局。


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