{FD} Democratic lawmakers, 2020 candidates mostly silent on late-term abortion bill backlash

Democratic lawmakers and 2020 presidential candidates have largely avoided the quickly escalating national debate over late-term abortions prompted by state bills that would roll back those restrictions ” and by controversial comments from supportive officials ” as conservatives press party leaders to take a stand.

{FD} Obama stumps for Rosen, Trump rallies for Heller in critical Nevada Senate race

Most Senate Republicans wanted to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as quickly as possible, to move past the supercharged debate over his character. Dean Heller, the only Senate Republican running for re-election in a state carried by Hillary Clinton in 2016 would have been fine waiting a little longer.