The Koch network is mounting a multimillion-dollar campaign to push some key priorities – such as immigration reform and free-trade initiatives — before Democrats take over the House in January.
Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Tom Steyer became kingmakers for Democrats in this year's midterm elections as they consider running for president in 2020.
The result in the Missouri Senate race is a big blow to Democrats, who were projected to stay in the Senate minority.
If Sen. Claire McCaskill defends her seat against challenger Josh Hawley, it boosts Democrats' slim hopes of winning a Senate majority on Tuesday.
Amid broadsides from Democrats, Republican lawmakers who have pushed to repeal Obamacare for years are pledging to protect coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
The salvo against Democrats' "menacing" health-care goals comes less than 30 days before the midterm elections, and is explicitly directed at seniors who have historically shown high levels of support for Medicare, the over-65 health insurance plan.
A recent analysis showed that health care was the most common subject of televised advertisements by Democrats. On the other hand, GOP candidates are touting closeness with President Trump.
Popular support had been waning for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh even before another bombshell report of sexual misconduct appeared late Sunday.
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.
An ongoing and widening trade war poses political risks for Republicans as they try to stop Democrats from taking House and Senate majorities in November's midterms.
Already, several Republicans who hold swing votes have showed qualms about pushing forward with the judge's confirmation.
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.
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.
Americans for Prosperity announced on Wednesday that they will be launching their new efforts against the Democrats running in Wisconsin, Tennessee and Missouri.
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.
Hackers did not gain entry to the party's system, VoteBuilder, or modify voter information, one party official says. The DNC also contacted law enforcement about the failed attempt.
A hacking group tied to the Russian government has created fake internet domains that appear to spoof two American conservative organizations in a bid to hack into U.S. political groups, said Microsoft on Tuesday.
Primary and special election results across five states Tuesday raised concerns about the prospect of Republicans holding their House majority while setting the stage for some of the country's most important races for Senate and governor.
Voters in four states will cast ballots in pivotal midterm primary races, while an Ohio district will pick a new member of Congress in a surprisingly competitive special election.