NRSC

GOP Senate candidate photoshops Kaine shaking hands with Stalin

Virginia U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart (R) posted an image on his Twitter account Friday depicting Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael …

Donald Trump

Pearl Jam defend anti-Trump poster: “The role of artists is to make people think and feel”

A recent tour Pearl Jam tour poster struck a chord with enablers of Donald Trump, as it depicted the president’s rotten corpse being eaten by a bald …

Donald Trump

Trump properties took in $1.7 million from Republican groups in the first half of 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican campaigns, committees and outside groups have spent more than $1.7 million at Trump properties through the first six months of 2018, with over half of that spending coming from the Republican National Committee, according to a CNN analysis of FEC filings.<p>In addition to the RNC -- …

U.S. Politics

A Pearl Jam Poster Sets Off a New Dead President Controversy

The Associated Press reports that the band performed in Missoula, Montana, on Monday night for a Rock2Vote concert in support of Sen. Jon Tester (D), …

Donald Trump

Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on megadonor

A week after accusing a billionaire donor of attempting to buy a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat, Republican nominee Leah Vukmir is now hoping to persuade …

Senate Race

Republicans hope looks don't matter in Montana race against Sen. Jon Tester

Jon Tester looks like Montana.<p>The Democratic senator weighs in somewhere north of 300 pounds, sports a flat-top haircut, and still works his late …

U.S. Politics

Leah Vukmir slams Tammy Baldwin for 'far left' support of Sanders' agenda

Republican Senate challenger Leah Vukmir must close a sizable deficit in her bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin in Wisconsin, yet …

Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton haunts Joe Manchin in the coalfields of West Virginia

The ghost of Hillary Clinton haunts the mountains and the coalfields and the Democratic senator of West Virginia. Running for re-election, Sen. Joe …

Politics

At Fort Drum Event, Trump Boosts McSally, Does Not Mention McCain

Arizona GOP Senate candidate among lawmakers highlighted in New York's North Country<p>Arizona politics headed eastward to New York’s North Country on …

Donald Trump

NRSC Releases Ad Attacking Heitkamp's Stance on Sanctuary Cities

The National Republican Senatorial Committee is launching an ad accusing Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., of favoring sanctuary cities, <b>The Washington</b> …

Sanctuary Cities

Where is Bill Nelson?

<b>UPDATE</b>: Nelson is doing several events in the Panhandle today, we're told, after initial publication of this item. The campaign says Nelson was doing …

Senate Intelligence Committee

Senate GOP campaign arm asking Trump to endorse McSally in Arizona: report

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is asking President TrumpDonald John TrumpKobach agrees to recuse himself from vote counting in …

Republicans

Republicans ask Trump to intervene in contentious Arizona primary

The NRSC wants the president to endorse GOP Rep. Martha McSally over Kelli Ward and former Sheriff Joe Arpaio.<p>National Republicans are asking President Donald Trump to intervene in the Arizona Senate primary amid rising fears that the GOP will nominate an unelectable candidate and cede the seat to …

Republicans

Facts Don't Support GOP Corruption Claim

A Republican TV ad accuses Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri of profiting from “a corrupt Washington subsidy” — failing to mention that …

Fact Checking

Former White House official Rick Dearborn serves as adviser to Adams and Reese - Birmingham Business Journal

By Angel Coker <br>– Banking and Legal Reporter, Birmingham Business Journal<p>Aug 9, 2018, 2:38pm CDT<p>A former senior White House official has associated …

Birmingham, AL

BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Chris Hansen, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee

<b>How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom?</b> "No clue. My fiancé will be on her bachelorette party so I don’t have any plans quite yet. So if anyone wants to hang out, I’ll be around!"<p><b>How did you get your start in politics?</b> "I was a paid precinct walker on Kevin Faulconer’s city …

Bachelorette Party

Trump boasts of ‘giant red wave’ as Republican holds slim lead in GOP seat in Ohio

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — President Trump boasted of his political prowess the morning after Republicans were on the cusp of winning a long-held GOP House seat in Ohio, predicting a “giant red wave” in November in which his favored candidates will glide to victory.<p>Trump traveled to the central Ohio …

Republicans

Republicans try sinking Sen. Joe Manchin over his luxury DC yacht

The National Republican Senatorial Committee unloaded its first broadside on Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., accusing the Democrat of abandoning West …

Republicans

NRSC releases new ad focused on Rosen's one-woman consulting business

Congresswoman and U.S. Senate hopeful Jacky Rosen speaks at the Nevada State Democratic Convention at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev., …

Republican Party

Blackburn And Bredesen Win Nominations For Senate In Tennessee Primary

1:10 AM 08/03/2018<p>Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn and former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen won their parties’ nominations for the Senate in the …

Republicans

Tester's Washington townhome cost $756,000, not $1 million claimed in Rosendale ad

A pair of recent political ads target Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester for his 2013 purchase of a home in Washington, D.C.

Real Estate

Manchin sits with Kavanaugh, but wants another meeting

After meeting with Brett Kavanaugh on Monday, Sen. Joe Manchin said he likely would seek a second sitdown after the Supreme Court nominee's confirmation hearings — thus extending the time the West Virginia Democrat will remain undecided even as pressure on him ramps up.<p>Manchin spent two hours in …

Politics

Trump, RNC to send cash to Republican candidates nationwide

(CBS) - President's Trump re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) will be donating funds to 101 different candidates and …

Elections

RNC and Trump campaign fork over millions to keep Republican majorities

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is sharing some of his campaign warchest with congressional Republicans ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, part of a joint effort with the Republican National Committee announced Thursday to protect GOP majorities in Congress and curry favor with …

Politics

Trump intervenes to save the House

The president is transferring money to 100 House candidates amid growing GOP concern about the midterms.<p>President Donald Trump is intensifying his involvement in the midterm elections amid rising Republican fears that the party is confronting a November wave.<p>The president has signed off on plans …

Politics

Trump campaign donates to nearly 100 House Republicans

President TrumpDonald John TrumpEric Trump: Entire family has received 'white powder' in the mail Manafort bookkeeper: He approved ‘every penny’ on …

Republicans

Campaign Committee Chairmen Collaborating on Election Security

Concern about Russian interference makes allies out of traditional foes<p>The chairmen of the Senate Republican and Democratic campaign committees have …

Politics

BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Katie Martin, communications director of NRSC

<b>How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom?</b> "It’s a busy time of year so having a low-key pizza and movie night at home with my boyfriend."<p><b>How did you get your start in politics?</b> "While in college I interned at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department and decided to volunteer on …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Senate Candidate Says Trump Is Standing Up to Russia — The Audience Couldn't Hold Back the Laughs

<!—http://cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/9968/sd/273586.mp4—><p>The audience at a Virginia Senate debate on Saturday couldn't help but laugh when Republican …

Russia

Senate Candidates Mislead When Announcing Fundraising Numbers

Not filing FEC reports electronically allows candidates to spin their totals<p>At least two Republican Senate candidates who kicked their own money into …

Tampa Bay