Cook moves status of 6 House races as general election sprint begins

The Cook Political Report on Wednesday changed the status of six House races.In the race for Florida’s 18th District, Rep. Brian Mast’s (R) chances of holding onto his seat are improving, according to the election…

New polling shows Brown, DeWine with leads in Ohio

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is leading his Republican opponent, Rep. Jim Renacci (R), by a whopping 17-point margin, …

DeSantis resigns House seat to focus on governor’s race

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) is stepping down from his House seat to focus on his gubernatorial bid against Democrat Andrew Gillum.DeSantis notified House Speaker …

Obama on Trump: How hard can it be to say ‘Nazis are bad’?

Former President Obama tore into President Trump on Friday over what he said was his failure to stand up to Nazi sympathizers.In a fiery speech at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Obama directly took…

Obama blasts Trump for fanning racial, economic resentments

Former President Obama criticized President Trump in a highly anticipated speech on Friday for capitalizing on racial and economic resentments that he said had been fanned for years by politicians, stepping off the politi…

Former Sen. Jon Kyl to replace McCain in Senate

Former Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) will serve out the remainder of the late Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) term in the Senate, a GOP official told The Hill on Tuesday.The revelation, first …

Post-primary Dem poll shows Gillum leading DeSantis in Florida

Democrat Andrew Gillum leads Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis (Fla.) by 5 points in the race for the Florida governor’s mansion, according to the first publicly released poll since the state’s primary elections on Tuesday….

Gillum’s campaign raises over $1 million the day after winning Democratic nominee

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum raised more than $1 million the day after he notched a stunning win in Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial primary.The lucrative day of fundraising also came as his opponent, Rep. Ron…

Gillum to face tougher road in Florida after primary stunner

After winning the Democratic gubernatorial primary, Andrew Gillum is likely to face a tougher general election battle in his race against Ron DeSantis (R).

Sanders-backed Andrew Gillum wins major upset in Florida Dem gov primary

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a progressive aligned with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), pulled off a stunning win in Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, edging out former Rep. Gwen Graham (D-…

Democrats move to limit role of superdelegates in presidential nominations

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to limit the role of superdelegates in choosing the party’s presidential nominee, moving to heal internal divisions that emerged during the bi…

DNC to confront fate of superdelegates after bitter 2016 fight

Members of the Democratic National Committee are gearing up for a potentially bitter fight this weekend over the role of superdelegates.

Collins indictment raises Dem hopes in deep-red district

Rep. Chris Collins’s (R-N.Y.) indictment on insider trading charges on Wednesday is energizing Democrats,…

Trump-backed candidate wins Michigan GOP Senate primary

John James, a military veteran who won the endorsement of President Trump, secured the Republican Party’s Senate nomination in Michigan on Tuesday, setting him up to challenge incumbent Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) in N…

Study warns of looming potential for runaway global warming

A new study out Monday warns of the possibility of out-of-control global warming if humans fail to band together to fight the worst effects of climate change….

Trump: Environmental laws making California wildfires ‘so much worse’

President Trump appeared on Sunday to place blame for massive wildfires in California on the state’s environmental laws, including its water and forest management policies, saying that such regulations have made the blaze…

Papa John’s founder: I should be company’s public face again

John Schnatter, the founder of the Papa John’s pizza franchise, said Wednesday that the company should bring him back on as its public face, …

Hannity fires back at Acosta: ‘People see through your lying bulls—’

Fox News host Sean Hannity attacked CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta – a frequent target of the White House’s ire – late Wednesday, telling him that “people see through your lying bullshit for what it is.”…

Hannity fires back at Acosta: ‘People see through your lying bulls—’

Fox News host Sean Hannity attacked CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta – a frequent target of the White House’s ire – late Wednesday, telling him that “people see through your lying bullshit for what it is.”…

Trump: Who was treated worse … Capone or Manafort?

President Trump suggested on Wednesday that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been treated worse than notorious gangster Al Capone.”Looking back on history, who was treated worse, Alfonse Capone, leg…