Democrats poised to control Senate after tight Georgia runoffs

Democrats were closing in on US Senate control on Wednesday, with one Democratic candidate in Georgia’s twin runoff projected to win over his Republican opponent, and the other Democrat declaring victory as tallies showed him with a narrow lead. The stakes are enormous for US President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative agenda: If both Democrats win, the Senate will be split 50-50 with Vice President Kamala Harris as the tie-breaking vote. Democrat Raphael Warnock was projected by multiple US media outlets to have won his race against the incumbent Republican senator, Kelly Loeffler. Warnock, a 51-…

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