McCaskill, saying Kavanaugh will boost the influence of wealthy donors in elections, became the first of the five most vulnerable Senate Democrats to oppose Trump's choice.
Sen. Dean Heller's vote for Obamacare repeal is perhaps the biggest issue in his re-election bid as President Donald Trump comes to Nevada to give the Republican incumbent a boost.
As of mid-September, roughly 40 percent of the more than half a billion dollars in direct contributions raised by Senate candidates had flowed into 10 battleground races that will decide control of the chamber.
A source who spoke on the condition of anonymity said an NRSC representative indicated last week during a donor call that "they were re-evaluating the resources they were going to put into Texas."
Whether or not the so-called "Cynthia Effect" is real, the actress has rallied the leftmost parts of the Democratic base, and it could have an impact on Cuomo's ambitions beyond this election cycle.
The new entity, called Americans for Prosperity Action, is a sister organization of the Koch-backed nonprofit Americans for Prosperity, which describes its mission as fighting for less regulation, lower taxes and "economic prosperity for all."
The survey results reaffirm why Republicans have made McCaskill one of their top targets this year. She is considered among the Senate incumbents most likely to lose in November.
Nunes, an eight-term incumbent who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, may be starting to lose some support due to distractions, including his involvement in the Trump-Russia investigation.
Trump's decision to cancel a pay increase for civilian federal employees could further imperil some House Republicans already locked in competitive races to keep their seats in November.
Don Blankenship had called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "Cocaine Mitch" during a failed bid to win the Republican nomination for Senate in West Virginia.
The RNC saw Thiel, a billionaire philanthropist who has been conspicuously silent throughout the runup to the congressional midterm elections, give $101,700 to its cause in July. It is the biggest amount he has given to a political cause since 2016.
The candidates and outside organizations supporting them have already spent heavily in Florida, where Republicans have one of their best opportunities to pick up a Senate seat this year.
A watchdog group is pointing to a discrepancy between Trump's financial disclosures and the payments made to Cohen as detailed in court documents.
People close to the Democratic megadonor and former hedge-fund manager say he will likely run for the White House if Democrats retake control of Congress.
American Media Chairman David Pecker, a friend of Trump's, was subpoenaed by federal investigators in April, as were his company and the Trump Organization.
Trump also used the occasion to once again bash Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the various probes swirling around the president.
Two different federal courtrooms, one in New York and one outside Washington, demonstrated starkly that the 45th president has operated within a circle of criminality.
The fund has a goal of $500,000. Davis says all donations will go to help Cohen "and his family as he goes forward on his journey to tell the truth about Donald Trump."
TOKYO, Aug 22- Japan's Nikkei rose on Wednesday morning supported by tech shares, which tracked gains in their U.S. peers, while telcos were volatile on worries that their mobile fees will be cut. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and other charges. Nobuhiko Kuramochi, a strategist at...
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and other charges. Separately, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty of eight charges of tax and bank fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. S&P e-mini futures were down 0.3 percent, suggesting that Wall Street...