midterms

Trump, showing no evidence, calls Andrew Gillum a 'thief'

President Donald Trump launched what opponents decried as a racially loaded attack Monday on Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, labeling him a "thief" without evidence and claiming that, as mayor of Tallahassee, Gillum oversees one of the country's "most corrupt cities."

Mailers sent to Spokane voters falsely encouraging write-in votes

Democratic voters who received a mailer last week may think that the Democratic party wants them to write in Joe Pakootas for the State Senate 6th Legislative District, but the mailers are a misleading campaign financed by a conservative political action committee.

CNN poll: Cruz leads O'Rourke with three weeks to go

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz appears well-positioned for re-election over his Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke, topping him 52 percent to 45 percent among likely voters, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds.

What's next for #MeToo after Kavanaugh's confirmation

For many, the fight against Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation was about more than a seat on the Supreme Court. It was a test of how far the conversation about sexual violence has come in the year since survivors began raising their voices.

GOP hopes Trump holds key to 2018

President Donald Trump has stacked his schedule with campaign events with just four weeks until Election Day, hopscotching from state-to-DC-to-state to tout Republican lawmakers and slam their opponents.

Congressional progressives get their own center

The Congressional Progressive Caucus unveiled a new policy center Tuesday, aiming to strengthen the already largest bloc of House Democrats in anticipation of the House majority flipping after the midterms.

George W. Bush to fundraise for GOP midterm effort

Former GOP President George W. Bush is scheduled to fundraise for Rep. Will Hurd of Texas on Wednesday, his first appearance on the campaign trail for Republicans as they try to save their majorities in Congress.

GOP hopes blue-collar numbers can stem Nov. losses

Republicans face a host of headwinds heading into November's midterm elections: Democratic messaging in suburban and swing districts has put control of the House in play, there is a narrow path for the party to take control of the Senate and President Donald Trump continues to fume about issues that some Republicans believe are unhelpful to their midterm efforts.