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.
SALT LAKE CITY – Dozens of homeowners in suburban Salt Lake City were stunned to answer their ringing doorbells on Tuesday night.
Rep. Mia Love is the only black Republican woman in Congress, and her re-election bid is being challenged by Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams.
Sen. Lindsey Graham got a warm welcome at a rally for the Senate campaign of Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., but Sunday’s program repeatedly was disrupted by protesters.
Challenging the seven-term Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers: Democratic candidate Jane Brown, who made history in 2005 as the first Democratic woman to serve as Washington state Senate Majority Leader.
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.
Republicans are making a last minute bet that a political newcomer in Florida has a better chance to win in November than an incumbent with a decade of experience serving Colorado.
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is pushing back against renewed criticism that he was responsible for Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson’s withdrawal as a nominee to run the Veterans Affairs administration earlier this year.