Primary win gives resurgent left a new shot of adrenaline

The upset defeat of a former Democratic congressman in a Nebraska House primary has become the latest sign of an ascendant left within the Democratic Party.

Trump-backed congressman wins GOP Senate primary in Pa.

Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.) is projected to win the GOP primary in the marquee race for the Pennsylvania Senate seat now held by Sen. Bob Casey (D).The Associated Press called the race for Barletta at 9:41…

Seven primaries to watch on Tuesday

Tuesday is one of the biggest primary days of 2018.

Polls show Blankenship ahead, sparking panic among GOP

Internal Republican polls show ex-coal CEO and former convict Don Blankenship in the lead a day before West Virginia’s Republican Senate primary, prompting more GOP fears about a Blankenship surge.An inte…

Arizona special election in dead heat: poll

Democrat Hiral Tipirneni narrowly leads Republican Debbie Lesko within the poll’s margin of error.

Poll: Republican holds 10-point lead in Arizona special election

Republican Debbie Lesko will square off against Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in the April 24 race.

Rick Scott announces challenge to Nelson for Senate seat in Florida

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) announced on Monday that he’ll challenge Sen. Bill Nelson (D), setting up a mar…

Republicans fear Cochran replacement puts Senate seat at risk

President Trump and Republican leaders are concerned that retiring Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-Miss.) replacement will be vulnerable in a special election because she was once a Democrat, making the seat vulnerable for a candi…

Anti-abortion Dem’s political career on the line in Illinois

Progressive Democrats will try to topple anti-abortion rights Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.) in a primary Tuesday that has highlighted divisions within the party.

Dem leads by 6 points in Pa. special election: poll

The poll shows Democrat Conor Lamb gaining ground in the final days of the race.

O’Rourke faces uphill battle against Cruz after lackluster primary win

Texas Democrats had their strongest turnout numbers in more than a decade in Tuesday’s primaries, but Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s weaker-than-expected performance indicates that he’s still got a long way to go in his …

Rohrabacher under fire over Russia ties

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s (R-Calif.) ties to Russia have become a flashpoint as the longtime congressman faces his toughest reelection to date.

Hatch announces retirement from Senate

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the longest-serving GOP senator in U.S. history, announced Tuesday that he’ll retire at the end of his term – a decision that could clear the path for Mitt Romn…

Flake’s exit gives GOP new hope in Arizona

Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R-Ariz.) shock decision not to run for reelection has shaken up the GOP primary race, giving Republicans new hope that they can hold onto the critical Senate seat in 2018.

Dems, GOP brace for nail-biter in Georgia

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Georgia’s special election will be a nail-biter all the way to the finish line Tuesday, as President Trump looms large over an election that has huge stakes for both Democrats and Republicans ahead of th…

High-stakes Georgia race puts pressure on Dems

Democrats are under pressure to pull off a win in Georgia’s open House race, seeing it as their last chance to use a special election as proof of a brewing backlash against President Trump.The party has pointed to…

GOP on edge over Montana election

Republicans are sweating out the final day of Montana’s high-stakes special election for an open House seat after their candidate got into a physical altercation with a reporter covering the race.Republican Greg Gi…

The 43 people who might run against Trump in 2020

The 2020 presidential election could feature the most crowded Democratic primary in decades, with scores of Democrats rumored as potential contenders.The potential field could see some familiar faces as w…

Live results: Kansas special election

The first general election contest since President Trump took office kicks off in Kansas, with what was once expected to be an easy win for Republicans turning unexpectedly fierce.Republican …

Republicans scramble to hold Kansas seat

As Democrats focus on flipping a conservative Georgia House district next week, the GOP is scrambling to put resources into a special election in a surprising place: deep-red Kansas.Republicans…