Republicans have expressed growing fears of losing control of the Senate after new polls show President Trump's approval rating dropping sharply despite the improving economy, and Democrats gaining strength in potentially key races. "I hope when the smoke clears, we'll still have a majority," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said. One leading strategist described the situation as a "shipwreck" after the release of a CNN poll on Monday showing Trump's approval had dropped to 36 percent, compared to 42 percent in August. A Quinnipiac University poll released the same day put Trump's approval dropping to 38 percent from 41 percent last month. The Quinnipiac poll also found that 55 percent of Americans don't think Trump is fit to serve as president.

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