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By: John Harwood
President Trump has turned one familiar feature of mid-term election campaigns inside out: Democrats are now more likely to vote than Republicans. » Read More
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Trump took a visibly tougher line with Saudi Arabia, and appeared to dismiss the blanket denials coming from Riyadh, where officials insist they know nothing about Khashoggi's disappearance.
The Trump administration announced new tax rules to help spur investment in economically distressed neighborhoods. While investors can expect immediate tax breaks, the benefits to voters in targeted neighborhoods are harder to measure.
Trump suggested O'Rourke wants to "turn Texas into Venezuela" — deploying rhetoric he has used in an attempt to portray Democrats as dangerous leftists.
Elena Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg, Russia, is accused of using using social media platforms to create thousands of social media and e-mail accounts that purported to be from Americans, to "amplify divisive social media and political content."
"Any guy that can do a body slam, he's my kind of — he's my guy," Trump said. GOP lawmakers, including every Republican senator, did not answer CNBC's inquiries about the president's remarks.
The arrest comes two days after the husband of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said he received a threatening letter that referred to Collins' support for Kanvanaugh, and which claimed to be tainted with the deadly toxin ricin
New York's 22nd District has become a key midterm battleground where the economy and Trump are under scrutiny.
The measures are significantly more dramatic than some previous Democratic proposals – a reflection of the proximity to the midterm elections and the early interest surrounding the presidential race in 2020.
Prognosticators believe Republicans have a strong grasp on the Senate even as massive fundraising numbers help Democrats in their bid to take the House.
There is no border wall, no Obamacare replacement, no infrastructure program. GOP candidates instead lean on a strategy of linking Democrats with financial ruin, cultural disorder, and physical danger.
Short-term thinking has poisoned the political environment, making it impossible for lawmakers to manage today's problems, from Supreme Court confirmations to the national debt.
In swing districts such as New York's 19th, Democrats have tried to leverage health care to their advantage while taking care not to move too far to the left on the issue and open themselves to GOP attacks.
Indicted California GOP Rep. Duncan D. Hunter's father came out swinging Tuesday against his son's Democratic challenger in a bizarre press conference where he called the Latino Arab-American candidate a "security risk."
Rep. Peter Roskam, a chief architect of the sweeping tax cuts, argues they have jump-started economic growth and created jobs. But there's one thing they may not be able to do: save his own job.
CNBC traveled to central Florida to watch those dynamics in actions at The Villages, a retirement community about an hour northwest of Orlando. With more than 120,000 residents, it's massive enough to be its own census-designated place.
Trump spoke about his efforts on the campaign trail and said he didn't believe anybody ever had "this kind of impact."