PITTSBURGH — Hillary Clinton turned her attention to a critical down-ballot contest that could help determine control of the Senate, sharply criticizing the incumbent Republican senator for failing to distance himself from Donald Trump. It was the first time Clinton has devoted a substantial portion of her stump speech to not only boosting the Democratic candidate, […]
Four Illinois candidates are vying for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Mark Kirk. Here's a look at information each candidate submitted on an Associated Press questionnaire about themselves … Click to Continue »
Illinois was once billed as one of November's most competitive U.S. Senate races. Now, Democrats are counting on U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth to defeat Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk … Click to Continue »
This isn't in any of Pat Toomey's TV ads: The Republican U.S. senator's voting record is one of Congress' most conservative. His re-election — and whether Republicans maintain control of … Click to Continue »
Control of the Senate is on the ballot in November, with Republicans fighting to hold their majority while defending far more seats in Democratic-leaning states. A look at the Senate … Click to Continue »
(AP) — The clamor for change fueling Republican Donald Trump's presidential campaign may help a little-known Democrat upset a powerful GOP senator in red-state Missouri on Election Day. The contest between Missouri's secretary of state, Democrat Jason Kander, and Sen. Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he speaks at the start of a campaign victory party after rival candidate Senator Ted Cruz dropped after the race for the Republican presidential nomination, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, May 3, 2016. Show More Summary
Republican Senator Ben Sasse today called out Sean Hannity for praising WikiLeaks, and Hannity went on an angry late night Twitter rant against him.
(John Hinderaker) The Florida Senate race has been good for some laughs in a generally grim election season. It pits incumbent Marco Rubio against former Republican Patrick Murphy, whose main qualification is inherited wealth. The candidates agreed to debate on Univision, an important Spanish-language outlet in south Florida. Show More Summary
The party is looking at close races on Long Island as a corruption scandal envelopes Edward P. Mangano, a Republican.
Hacked Republican Website Skimmed Donor Credit Cards for 6 Months A website used to fund the campaigns of Republican senators was infected with malware that for more than six months collected donors' personal information, including full names, addresses, and credit card data. The storefront for the National Republican Senatorial Committee was [...]
Don’t bet on it: What McCain said on Monday is almost certainly an honest account of what Republicans plan to do — that is, create a constitutional crisis should Hillary Clinton win the presidency and the GOP retain control of the Senate. The Supreme Court could be stuck with eight members for years, unable to […]
As Hillary Clinton opens up a substantial lead over Donald Trump and attention turns from whether he will win to whether he will concede, Senate Republicans are fighting it out state by state. To be sure, there are troubling signs for Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.). “For the first time in New Hampshire’s blockbuster U.S. Senate […]
At least Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake sees the writing on the wall. Flake has maintained for months that Republicans should take up Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court nomination if it looks like the presidential contest is a lost cause for the GOP. It’s looking about that time, Flake said in an interview on Thursday. “I [...]
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Koch brothers' older cousin in owning the Republican party, has decided like the Kochs that their only hope is hanging on to a Republican Senate. So they're starting an ad campaign on the assumptionShow More Summary
WASHINGTON ? Republican candidate and former Ku Klux Klan wizard David Duke will have a spot on the stage in next month’s Louisiana Senate debate. Duke, who is among a large field of competitors vying to replace retiring Sen. David Vitter (R), had been out of politics since 1999 when he jumped into the Senate race over the summer. Show More Summary
Senate Republicans have the Chamber of Commerce and, um, Trump. Senate Democrats have the elections weapon to beat them all. President Obama has recorded a remarkable number of personalized television commercials for down-ballot Democrats...Show More Summary
Is this ad for Chuck Grassley in Iowa the best Senate Republican ad of the cycle? Yes, that is Ben Stein, reprising his role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, mocking Democratic Senate candidate Patty Judge’s poor attendance record in official duties. Show More Summary
Sensing a Hillary Clinton presidency is inevitable at this point, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is urging his colleagues to forward the Supreme Court...
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