Dean Heller

Shutdown Split Shows the Tightrope Democrats Must Walk to Win the Senate

The Democrats have two masters to serve—the true believers, and the people who keep electing the likes of Manchin and Heitkamp and Tester and …

Democratic Party

What Will November Bring?

An intense partisan rift and congressional electoral dynamics set the stage for an intriguing midterm election.

Elections

Vulnerable Democratic Senators Mostly Above Water; a Wave Could Keep Them There

A new batch of senatorial approval ratios from Morning Consult is out, from polls taken between October and the end of 2017. The big trend is that …

Amy Klobuchar

Here Are the House Seats Where Democrats Could Be in Trouble

As the Democrats try to take back the House this year, they'll have to make sure they don't lose ground in these key races.<p><i>Welcome back to House Party, our column looking at the 2018 House of Representative races as midterms approach.</i><p>Before we get into this week’s subject—the places where Democrats …

Elections

This weekend, they marched. In November, they vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> They've said, Time's Up. They've said, Me Too. And now they're saying: If you're not an ally, we're coming for your seat.<p>Longtime activist Linda Sarsour, a Women's March co-organizer, has no doubts women can keep the movement churning toward action in November. Just look at the thousands …

Linda Sarsour

Las Vegas rally marking Women's March anniversary puts focus on voting

The #PowerToThePolls rally in Nevada drew thousands: ‘Last year was more of an outpouring of emotion. This year it’s about a call to action’<p>The first anniversary of the Women’s March was celebrated in a Las Vegas stadium on Sunday with a “#PowerToThePolls” rally, intended to harness and direct the …

News

Warren’s PAC Spreading Cash Around in Swing Senate States

Doled out money to state parties in Alabama, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Montana, and Nevada<p>A number of state Democratic parties and committees got a …

Politics

Fault Lines at the National Women’s March, in Las Vegas

In December, the national Women’s March announced that it had chosen Las Vegas, not Washington, D.C., as the site of its first-anniversary rally—a voter-registration event that the organizers were calling Power to the Polls. To those who know the city as the home of the original Brat Pack, the …

Stephen Paddock

Women's March in Las Vegas targets 2018 mid-term elections

Thousands have met at a Las Vegas stadium ending a weekend of protest against Trump's myriad prejudices. The rally kicks off plans to register 1 …

World News

Women's March 'Power To The Polls' Rally Tests The Lasting Power Of The Movement

LAS VEGAS—Women traveled from all over the country on Sunday to rally for a feminist cause in a city whose reputation for sexism and objectification …

Elections

Senate votes to reopen government after deal made to take up immigration

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats relented at noon Monday on a spending bill to reopen the government, as a large bloc of …

Immigration

Thousands turn out for Women's March rally in Las Vegas

Thousands of women and supporters turned out in Las Vegas for the second official Women’s March, titled "Power To The Polls.”<p>The event, one of dozens …

Las Vegas

Thousands protest in D.C., across the country on women's march anniversary

Thousands marked the first anniversary of the national women's march in cities across the country on Saturday, vowing that last year's massive turnout was only the first step in the ongoing protests against President Donald Trump.<p>"Today we're sending Trump another message, look out your window," …

Politics

Women will march again with aim to become a political force

Activists are returning to the streets a year after a million people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.<p>Hundreds of gatherings are planned Saturday and Sunday across the U.S. and in …

U.S. Politics

Thousands of women have one message: Vote

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> What happens in Las Vegas on Sunday won't stay in Las Vegas.<p>Or at least that's what organizers of the Women's March are hoping after their first ever "#PowertothePolls" activation in Nevada, which was designed to both celebrate and build on the momentum of last year's Inaugural …

Justice

Women's march in Las Vegas sets resistance tone for upcoming midterm elections

On the anniversary of the women’s march protesting President Trump’s election, thousands arrived at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday to kick off the push to elect women to Congress this year and flip it from Republican control.<p>Organizers focused on Nevada because of its swing state status …

Stormy Daniels

Senate Democrats Defend Voting in Line With Donald Trump on NSA Surveillance Bill

How could the same Senate Democrats — and Jeff Flake — who characterize the Trump administration as one that continuously erodes democratic norms and …

Surveillance

Parties grapple with possible shutdown repercussions ahead of midterms

Republicans worry the disruption could distract from their successful tax law and Democrats fear it could hurt red-state candidates.<p>The government shutdown has both parties scrambling to predict its impact on a political environment that had turned decidedly against President Donald Trump and the …

Politics

Women's March Kicks Off 'Power To The Polls' In Las Vegas

Women’s March activists gathered in Las Vegas on Sunday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the largest single-day protest in U.S. history and to launch a nationwide political action tour.<p>“Power to the Polls” kicked off at 10 a.m. local time in Sam Boyd Stadium, about 10 miles east of the Las …

Democrats

Women's March returns this weekend, with hundreds of events planned worldwide

A year after millions of women donned pink "pussy hats" in the largest single-day demonstration in American history, women and their allies will …

Donald Trump

Tone Deaf Mutant Ninja Failure for Nevada Democrats

Sometimes you see something on social media that just has to be satire. It <i>has</i> to be. And then you click on it. And then you see that the Hill, the …

Conservative View

Why Isn't The Women's March In Washington? The Reasons Make Sense

The Women's March has returned this year for another round of power, people, and progress. While hundreds of demonstrations will take place across …

Ruben Kihuen

Pence to hit campaign trail for 2018 Republicans

Vice President Mike Pence is launching a cross-country campaign tour aimed at boosting Republicans who are confronting an increasingly perilous 2018 midterm election.<p>Pence is slated to take over a dozen political trips through April, most of them to assist House Republicans who are fighting to keep …

Webcomics

Everything You Need to Know About Women's March Power to the Polls Rally

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the Women's March, the largest single-day protest in American history, which took place the day after …

Las Vegas

The Indy Asks: Can Heller, as Reid did, stop Yucca?

Dean Heller claims he's the only barrier between Nevadans and the revival of Yucca Mountain as a repository for nuclear waste. The question is …

Politics

Women's marches in Alabama to focus on 2018 midterms, reflect on Doug Jones win

Several organized events will take place Saturday to commemorate last year's massive marches and rallies that were held following the inauguration of …

Birmingham, AL

AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EST

Gov't shutdown deadline nears; Senate sets one last vote<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — The government careened toward shutdown Friday night in a chaotic close to …

Stephen Paddock

Five Political Races to Watch in 2018

Wondering which races you'll really want to track on November 6? Here's what to watch:<p>5. Dean Heller<br>Sure, Dean Heller is a Republican senator from …

Denver

Republican senator says he’s not worried about Trump’s racism because Monica Lewinsky

Textbook whataboutism.<p>Sen. Dean Heller’s (R-NV) defense of President Trump’s racist rhetoric is textbook whataboutism.<p>During a teleconference with …

Liberal View

Old Photos That Current Candidates Might Not Want You to See

A Throwback Thursday to four familiar faces<p>Since the internet has deemed Thursday the appropriate time to turn back the clock, I dug through Roll …

Politics