{FD} Roy Moore blasts McConnell, WaPo, as calls to leave Senate race grow

Embattled Senate hopeful Roy Moore answered demands he step aside in the Alabama election with more defiance Monday, threatening to sue the Washington Post for publishing "fake news" and calling for his fellow Republican and chief critic Mitch McConnell to leave his post as Senate majority leader.

{FD} After Virginia, NJ governor’s races, candidates fine-tune platforms, look at spending

The high-profile governor’s races decided last week have put the spotlight on 36 gubernatorial contests next year, in which Democratic and Republican candidates are positioning and repositioning themselves as outsiders, reliable choices, giant slayers and job creators.

{FD} Roy Moore slams Washington Post’s ‘political agenda’ as he denies sexual misconduct accusations

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore is hitting back at the Washington Post, accusing the paper of having a “political agenda” as he denies allegations he sought romantic relationships with teenage females as an adult.

{FD} Shocking Brazile expose drives Hillary camp into chaos, may throw key Virginia governor race to GOP

Democrat Donna Brazile and her scathing review of Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential campaign sent more shock waves this weekend through the Democratic Party, with members eager to bury the Clinton era ahead of Tuesday’s key Virginia governor’s race and other upcoming elections.

{FD} Shocking Donna Brazile expose drives Hillary camp into chaos, may throw crucial Virginia governor race to the GOP

Democrat Donna Brazile and her scathing review of Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential campaign sent more shock waves this weekend through the Democratic Party, with members eager to bury the Clinton era ahead of Tuesday’s key Virginia governor’s race and other upcoming elections.

{FD} DNC gave Clinton control over campaign well before it was supposed to: docs

The 2015 deal between Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee in which the group effectively ceded immediate control to the Clinton campaign was supposed to take effect only if Clinton won the primary process - but in effect, they ceded her control well before that, according to a copy of the agreement published this weekend.

{FD} Sanctuary city issue propels Gillespie in Virginia governor’s race, offering window into 2018

Republican Ed Gillespie has vaulted into the lead in the Virginia governor’s race even as he sought to tie his rival to Democrat-supported sanctuary city policies, possibly offering a window into GOP strategy in the 2018 midterm elections.

{FD} Virginia governor’s race: Gillespie slams Dems for ‘smear’ tying him to Charlottesville violence

Democrats are spending the closing days of Virginia’s contentious gubernatorial race trying to tie Republican nominee Ed Gillespie to this summer’s white supremacist violence in Charlottesville – something the Gillespie campaign is decrying as an “ugly character smear.”