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7 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018

Next year’s midterm elections will provide Republicans with a major opportunity to build their majority in the Senate — if they can overcome President Trump’s dismal approval rating and internal party rancor.The 2018 Senate …

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 3:20 pm

Dem donor putting $2 million into Va. gubernatorial race

The group run by environmental activist Tom Steyer on Tuesday announced that it will put $2 million into the Virginia governor’s race in an effort to help elect Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D), the Democratic nominee.The campaign

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 1:01 pm

McConnell allies blast Flake opponent in new 'Chemtrail Kelli' ad

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) allied super PAC has launched a new ad blasting Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R-Ariz.) primary opponent, amid concerns that President Trump could side with the challenger over the incumbent senator.  …

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:31 am

Senate GOP campaign arm launches ads targeting Dems

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is launching a new ad campaign to blast vulnerable Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) as well as Rep. Jacky Rosen, the Nevada Democrat running against Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.).Both of the…

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:31 am

Dems say they're prepping for 2020 candidates other than Trump

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is conducting presidential campaign-level opposition research against several top Republicans in case they challenge President Trump for the GOP nomination, according to a new report.Politico reported on…

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 9:37 am

Flake not worried 'at all' about Trump's attacks

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told reporters on Monday that he is not worried about President Trump attacking him at a rally scheduled in Phoenix on Tuesday.“I don’t worry about it at all,” he said, according to CNN,

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 1:52 pm

Trump reportedly eyeing Zuckerberg as a 2020 threat

President Trump apparently sees Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a threat to his reelection campaign in 2020.Zuckerberg is a part of a list of potential 2020 Democratic challengers whom Trump is watching, Politico reported Monday. The list…

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 12:49 pm

Dem to run for reelection after saying he was leaving politics

Rep. Ed Perlmutter plans to run for reelection, The Denver Post reported, just weeks after the Colorado Democrat said he was leaving politics.“Over the last few weeks a lot has happened, both for me and in the

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 11:24 am

GOP senator: ‘Too difficult to say’ if Trump will be 2020 nominee

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Monday said she’s unsure whether President Trump will be the Republican Party’s presidential nominee in 2020.In an interview with MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson, Collins, who wrote in Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.)…

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 10:54 am

Dem House campaign arm outraises Republicans

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) raised twice as much as its Republican counterpart did in July, with the two sides stockpiling cash for the 2018 midterm fight for the House majority.The DCCC raised $6.3…

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 10:23 am