Washington Democrats have since the start of the midterm cycle worked tirelessly to flip a handful of California congressional seats seen as key to a House takeover in November. But that effort is faltering.
Republican businessman John Cox is shaking up the gubernatorial contest in liberal California, as he enjoys a strong position in the polls and the full-throated endorsment of President Trump ahead of next week’s primary.
President Trump on Sunday lashed out at the Mueller probe — suggesting the investigation is “rigged” with partisan bias and questioning why it didn’t investigate the rival 2016 presidential campaign of “Crooked Hillary Clinton.”
President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani said Sunday again that the president is eager for Robert Mueller to conclude the Russia investigation and that Trump firing Mueller before he ends the probe would be “foolish.”
President Trump argued Sunday that the 1-plus-year federal Russia collusion investigation has ruined the lives of the young people who came to Washington to work in his administration.
Congressional Republicans appear poised to take another shot at repealing and replacing ObamaCare — in an critical, election year in which Democrats are blaming the GOP for escalating health insurance costs.
Maryland Democrats were shocked in 2014 that Republican Larry Hogan had won the governorship in their deep-blue state and have since been determined to deny him a second term..
Paul Ryan is facing renewed Republican pressure to promptly step down as House speaker after last week’s failure to pass a massive farm bill amid disagreements on immigration.
Democrat John Conyers’ bedside wish for his son to take his Michigan House seat, after being forced from Congress over a sexual misconduct scandal, likely won’t come true — now that the younger Conyers reportedly has failed to qualify for the ballot.
West Virginia coal baron Don Blankenship on Monday announced a third-party Senate bid, vowing to keep fighting despite losing in the recent GOP primary — and posing another obstacle in Republicans’ bid to take the Democrat-held seat.