Senate Race

Rally Will Mark Tipping Point for Trump-Manchin Relationship

President has pulled punches before for vulnerable Democratic senator<p>Donald Trump gave West Virginia GOP Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey a boost …

Politics

Shock Poll: Gary Johnson at 21% in Senate Race, Nearly Twice as Much as GOP Nominee

That 21 percent figure, coming as it does before any real campaigning has begun, would mark the second-highest vote total of any Libertarian …

New Mexico

Immigration is on voters’ minds in key Nevada Senate race

Nation Aug 20<p>By Joshua Barajas, Patty Gorena Morales, Harry Zahn<p>Politics Aug 20<p>By Tom Hays, Associated Press<p>Politics Aug 20<p>By Alan Fram, Associated …

Voting

Arizona’s Kelli Ward is campaigning with an alt-right troll to prove her love for Trump

She’s hitting the road with Pizzagate propagator Mike Cernovich.<p>The already complicated Arizona Senate race just got even more bizarre.<p>Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward, a Republican who’s been focused on her ties to President Trump, has now enlisted a well-known conspiracy theorist and alt-right …

Republicans

Carol Hafner has never been to Alaska, but she could make history as the state’s first female congresswoman

Carol Hafner’s longshot bid for Congress has the potential to make her Alaska’s first female U.S. Representative in history.<p>There’s one catch: Hafner …

Women's News

2018 Republican nominees don’t want to talk about Trump

Trump is the leader of the GOP, but House Republican candidates don’t want to speak his name.<p>President Donald Trump is the leader of the Republican Party, but a new report from the Brookings Institution analyzing Republican candidates in the 2018 midterms indicates that the GOP doesn’t want to talk …

Republicans

Kyrsten Sinema Unchallenged While GOP Candidates Fought — But Now It's Crunch Time

State’s Senate primary presents tricky timeline for Republicans<p>Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has been largely unchallenged on the airwaves in the …

Politics

Trump to hold rally in West Virginia to support 'spectacular' AG Morrisey in upcoming US Senate race

President Trump announced late Monday that he would head to West Virginia to campaign on behalf of the “hardworking and spectacular” Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, who is hoping to flip the seat from Democratic challenger and incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin in the upcoming midterm …

Politics

Menendez, Hugin Locked In Contentious U.S. Senate Race In New Jersey

<b>UNION CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork)</b> — The race is heating up for New Jersey’s U.S. Senate seat.<p>CBS2’s Meg Baker sat down with each of the candidates on …

New Jersey

The Nuns On The Bus Are Going To Mar-a-Lago To Protest The Republican Tax Law

The social justice-focused sisters are traveling to 21 states ahead of the midterms.<p>The Nuns on the Bus are headed to President Donald Trump’s backyard.<p>For the sixth time since 2012, the Catholic social justice group NETWORK is sending a group of Catholic religious sisters across the country on a …

Donald Trump

Imee Marcos says likely to run for senator in 2019

MANILA - Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos on Monday said she is likely to throw her hat in next year's mid-term elections.<p>The governor said her …

Asia

North Dakota nasty: GOP makes Heitkamp top target for defeat

Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer has been abandoned by outside conservative groups, but the party is betting big on him in a pre-eminent Senate race.<p>BISMARCK, N.D. — Major GOP groups have written him off. His Democratic opponent has more than twice as much cash in the bank, was interviewed for a job in …

Politics

TN-Sen: Marsha Blackburn gains ground in tight race, overtakes Dem opponent Phil Bredesen

Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R) has overtaken Democratic opponent Phil Bredesen in the race for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Bob Corker (R), a new poll shows.<p>What does the poll show?<p>Blackburn leads Bredesen by 4 points, according to a new Gravis survey, 48 percent to 44 percent. Eight …

Conservative View

The definition of ‘truth’ keeps changing under Trump - The Washington Post

1:09<p>The definition of ‘truth’ keeps changing under Trump<p>2:12<p>Who are the lawyers defending Trump?<p>1:37<p>Kitesurfing, reading and traveling the world: Keeping up with Barack Obama<p>1:21<p>Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor candidate wants people to know that he is alive<p>1:46<p>Fox News’ latest fringe theory: Robert …

Donald Trump

Minnesota Senate Race Could Bolster GOP Firewall

With control of both the House and the Senate in play on Election Day 2018, one unlikely state could prove pivotal: Minnesota. Known as a stubbornly …

Elections

Politically Speaking: McCaskill on the issues at stake in high-profile Senate race

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill joins Politically Speaking to talk about her quest for a third term in one of the nation’s most closely watched Senate …

Mike Pence

Affordable Care Act is a key issue in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race

(Jefferson City) -- Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill (D) and her challenger in November, Attorney General Josh Hawley (R), are clashing over health …

Health Care

The surprising centrism in the Indiana Senate race

The Democrat supports a border wall and the Republican supports protections for pre-existing conditions. It's the Indiana Senate Race where incumbent …

Politics

After slamming him for trying to 'buy a Senate seat,' Wis. Senate candidate wants Ill. megadonor's cash

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 the same Illinois businessman to open his wallet for her campaign against Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin.<p>Vukmir's change of heart comes after she won …

Chicago

The 'But Judges' argument applies much more this election

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., kept the Senate in session this month with two goals in mind. First, he wanted to prevent vulnerable …

Republicans

NFL players kneeling during national anthem becomes issue in Texas Senate race

Republican Ted Cruz said Democratic Congressman Beto O'Ourke of El Paso is out of touch with mainstream Texas voters.<p>CORPUS CHRISTI — Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, in a campaign stop Saturday in Corpus Christi, slammed Democratic opponent Beto O’Rourke for siding with the NFL players who’ve chosen …

Republicans

Sen. Bill Nelson stands by Russia claims as Florida officials want answers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Florida's Sen. Bill Nelson said in an interviewhe stands by his declaration that Russians have "already penetrated" the state's voting systems -- even as local officials await his response to their demand for more information.<p>After issuing a tersely worded letter Thursday asking Nelson to …

Florida

State Sen. Jamie Eldridge endorses Chelsea Kline in state Senate race

Eldridge is chairman of the Massachusetts Senate Progressive Caucus.

Activism

Ocasio-Cortez campaign says she was "mobbed" by reporters at a Bronx community meeting, leading to a press ban for two listening tour stops (Christopher Barca/Queens Chronicle)

Christopher Barca / Queens Chronicle: <b><br>Ocasio-Cortez campaign says she was “mobbed” by reporters at a Bronx community meeting, leading to a press ban</b> …

Fake News

Meet your Senate candidates

Previous Next<p>Previous Next<p>Arizona's Primary Election is Tuesday, August 28th.<p>Two of the most closely watched races are the Democratic and Republican …

Republican Primaries

Janet Cruz questions Hispanic group backing Dana Young in state Senate race

The Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce endorsed state Sen. Dana Young, R-Tampa, who's being challenged for re-election by Rep. Janet Cruz, …

Chamber of Commerce

Who are the last 2 GOP candidates in Columbia Senate race?

GOP voters were pretty evenly split on Tuesday when they tried to decide on a candidate for a Columbia-area Senate seat.<p>When the dust settled in the …

United Methodist

Documentary about Ted Cruz-Beto O'Rourke race to screen at MFAH

'Run Like the Devil' billed as a non-partisan deep dive into the contest<p>Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>"Run Like the Devil," Steve Mims' documentary about …

San Francisco Bay Area

Democratic Senator Bill Nelson Stands by Allegations of Russian Hacking in Florida’s Elections System

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has been taking a lot of criticism from Gov. Rick Scott—who he is running against in Florida’s U.S. Senate race this …

Florida

NV-Sen: Heller: Rosen ‘knows she wins’ if she makes the election about Donald Trump

Sen. Dean Heller said he is happy to find himself in a tough re-election fight this year, and he knows exactly what he has to do to defeat Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), according to the Washington Examiner.<p>Heller is in the toughest position of any Republican incumbent this election cycle — facing an …

Conservative View