Republicans who usually avoid criticizing the president joined with Democrats to upbraid him.
The Massachusetts senator hones her pitch in a reelection campaign that could be a tuneup for a presidential run.
Democratic voters have brushed aside ideology to embrace identities of class, age, gender and ethnicity.
Control of the House will be decided in GOP districts where voters often are more irked by the president than supportive of him.
The president’s decision to change his policy came after many supporters had echoed his false claim that Democrats were to blame for migrant children being removed from their parents’ care.
Trump used immigration to his benefit in 2016, but the issue is alienating 2018 voters.
Democrats and Trump’s evangelical base have both criticized the administration’s border policy.
Numerous lobbyists leverage personal ties to the vice president, including one fundraiser who has been a guest on Air Force Two.
Howard Schultz of Starbucks is exploring “public service,” while other corporate titans such as Oprah Winfrey and Disney’s Bob Iger have considered White House bids but ruled them out for now.
The party has limited internal divisions and emerged with candidates deemed strong challengers in November.
Abrams could become the first African American woman elected governor in the nation’s history, but only if she beats steep odds in a persistently red state.
Fresh faces with compelling life stories beat out candidates with deeper political pedigrees in Democratic primaries across several southern states.
Dozens of potential White House contenders, from politicians to business executives, are road-testing messages and policies.
Voters nominated a slate of candidates party strategists as electable against Democratic incumbents.
Republicans fear a Don Blankenship win in West Virginia’s Senate primary will cost them a shot at the seat in November, with Trump urging voters to reject the former coal baron.
Former coal executive Don Blankenship is closing the campaign attacking Washington
Trump’s criticism of law enforcement provides an opening for candidates in New York, Arizona and West Virginia to rail about legal overreach.
The president’s growing relationship with Sen. Rand Paul reflect a point of tension between Trump and his military leaders.
The rapprochements and fawning reflect two elements of Senate midterms: Trump is enormously popular with primary voters, and contested races are in states he won in 2016.
Republicans strategists worry that Ryan retirement will make it harder for the GOP to hold onto the House.