Analysts envision big gains for Democrats in the House based on suburban energy while Republicans should add seats in Senate races, a verdict unseen since 1970.
Internal GOP memo says Democratic candidates will spend almost $50 million more than Republicans in the final sprint to next month’s midterm elections
Conservatives took this Supreme Court fight to new levels to avoid getting “borked” again.
The committee has never had a Republican woman serve on it, even as the Senate’s ranks have doubled from three to six female GOP senators in recent years.
It’s been an extraordinary few weeks inside an institution senators love to call the world’s greatest deliberative body, as the Kavanaugh hearings and follow-up investigations have set the Senate on a hair-trigger.
In 2016, nearly a decade after the financial crisis, Donald Trump played on the anger that voters felt as small-town America struggled. That fury is roiling Republican and Democratic politics.
Winning Senate seats and confirming judges have driven the Kentucky Republican through his 34 years in office. But this Supreme Court fight threatens the GOP’s grip on Congress.
Depending on what party wins the majority, either 85-year-old Grassley or 78-year-old Leahy would be the Senate’s pro tempore — and in the line of presidential succession.
The Judiciary Committee faces a quandary similar to 1991 with a divisive nominee, an allegation of sexual wrongdoing and political implications for an upcoming election.
Liberals have demanded confrontation, reflected in a Massachusetts primary loss for an incumbent, the Chicago mayor bowing out and the Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
With a mix of sorrow and defiance, the late senator’s daughter went to the heart of the matter, casting her father as an American hero and the president as a mere shadow.
At the memorial service, the former vice president essentially lectured the U.S. senators about how they have let an institution wither into a daggers-drawn partisan environment.
The six-term Arizona senator, who died Saturday, filled so many spaces in the GOP’s intellectual firmament. No single Republican is poised to fill that role.
The late Arizona senator failed more often than he succeeded, but John McCain kept fighting, and it was impossible not to watch.
The Arizona Republican used his prominence to wage battles with congressional leaders and presidents, Democrats and Republicans alike.
Days after the guilty plea from Trump’s ex-lawyer, Republicans and Democrats ask what constitutes a “high crime” and grounds for impeachment.