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The mid-terms will polarise an already divided America

November's vote would only widen rifts as both sides prepare for 2020's presidential race

US Capitol Police arresting a protestor as Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the second day of his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing. The hearing could mark the start of electoral fights over the House, Senate and various governorships.

VETERAN politicos insist that they have never witnessed such scenes of chaos and pandemonium in Washington, in general, and on Capitol Hill, in particular, where even fierce political rivals try to maintain a certain level of decorum during important partisan debates.

In that context, the...

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