Dem House candidate in West Virginia voted for Trump

Richard Ojeda backed Donald Trump for president, but the West Virginia state senator is now running as a Democrat for the House as his party seeks to wrest control of Congress from Republicans.In an interview with…

Sanford defeated in primary defined by support for Trump

Sanford had never lost an election until Tuesday, even after he was caught having an affair in 2009 while governor.

Sanford: ‘I think that I’ll end up losing this election’

South Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Sanford all but conceded his primary bid Tuesday night as it appears more and more certain he…

Corey Stewart wins Virginia GOP Senate primary

Corey Stewart, the controversial chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, has won the Virginia GOP Senate primary….

Evangelical group plans nearly $20 million push ahead of midterms

An influential conservative Evangelical group is ramping up its spending on efforts to defend Republican majorities in the November midterms.

Dem Andrew Janz advances in bid to unseat Nunes

Former county prosecutor Andrew Janz (D) is projected to win the second slot in California’s 22nd Congressional District primary, setting the stage for a high-profile clash with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin…

Candidate endorsed by Pence loses Texas House primary

State Rep. Lance Gooden (R) is projected to win the Republican primary in the Texas 5th Congressional District, paving the way for him to replace retiring GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling….

Blankenship to run third-party Senate campaign after losing GOP primary

Former coal executive and ex-convict Don Blankenship on Monday announced plans to launch a third-party bid for a West Virginia Senate seat after losing the GOP primary to state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey…

Saccone loses GOP primary comeback bid in Pa.

Republican State Sen. Guy Reschenthaler is projected to win the GOP primary for Pennsylvania’s 14th Congressional District, a victory that puts him in strong position to win a spot in the House of Representative…

White House: AT&T’s Cohen payment shows Trump can’t be bought

The White House pushed back on concerns regarding newly-discovered payments to President Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen from corporations looking to lobby the White House, arguing that the episode proves Trump will not cate…

White House grilled over aide’s mocking of McCain

The White House on Friday said special assistant Kelly Sadler has kept her job amid the controversy over her dismissive remarks about Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who has been battling brain cancer.Press secretary S…

Pittenger loses GOP primary fight

Pastor Mark Harris has upset Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) in his Tuesday primary, toppling the incumbent congressman a…

Blankenship hits back at Trump: He backed a candidate ‘accused of pedophilia’

Controversial West Virginia Republican Senate candidate Don Blankenship brushed aside President Trump’s call to vote against him by noting that Trump once urged voters to back a Republican candidate facing allegations of…

Trump gives freewheeling, political address to NRA

President Trump gave a red meat address Friday to the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) Leadership Forum, criticizing “gun-free zones,” reiterating his calls to arm teachers and school staff, and expressing confidence ab…

Tapper asks RNC chief: What gives you ‘moral ground’ to question Comey’s integrity?

CNN anchor Jake Tapper on Friday pressed Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel over whether the party believes it has the “moral ground” to question former FBI Director James Comey’s integri…

Loss of Ryan hits hard for House Republicans

Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) decision to retire from Congress has set off more alarm bells for Republicans worried about whether they can hold the House in the midterm elections.

GOP Rep. Ross won’t seek reelection

Republican Rep. Dennis Ross (Fla.) is retiring from Congress at the end of the year.Ross made the announcement that he will not seek reelection on Wednesday morning, shortly after Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) shared…

Election analysts move Ryan seat toward Dems after his retirement

One forecaster says the race for the Speaker’s seat is now a toss-up.

Holocaust denier wins GOP nomination in heavily Democratic seat

Republican candidate Arthur Jones, a Holocaust denier who has been disavowed by his own party, will be the GOP’s nominee in a suburban Chicago congressional district after he ran in …

Supreme Court denies GOP request to block new Pa. congressional map

The Supreme Court on Monday denied an emergency appeal by Pennsylvania Republicans to block the implementation of a new congressional map, a decision that all but assures that new maps beneficial to Democrats will be in p…