Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the state's contentious Senate race by more than 10,000 votes. » Read More
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Democrat Gil Cisneros is the apparent winner in the tight race in California's 39th Congressional District, beating his Republican challenger Young Kim, who conceded the race more than a week after the midterm election. » Read More
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With some exceptions, the Democratic House majority will pursue measured rather than radical change ahead of a 2020 election. » Read More
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Kemp, who as secretary of State is Georgia's chief elections official, tried to enforce the state's strict rules for voter registration. » Read More
Porter, a consumer advocate lawyer and law professor, will represent California's 45th Congressional District, which has one of the highest median household income levels nationally – more than $100,000, according to data from the Census Bureau.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, who currently leads the Finance Committee, says that the Senate Finance Committee "will be in good hands with Senator Grassley at the helm."
Soybean farmers in the farm belt largely stood by President Donald Trump in this year's midterm elections, but Democrats narrowed their margin, a CNBC analysis shows. That shift could give Democrats a head start on the 2020 political cycle.
Graham said Whitaker also told him that he sees no need to recuse himself from his role overseeing the special counsel's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Trump's Twitter tantrum came as Democrats in Congress and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona called for legislation that would protect the former FBI Director Robert Mueller from being fired before his ongoing investigation is finished.
With a few races still undecided, data from the Brookings Institution show that districts won by Democrats account for 61 percent of America's gross domestic product, districts won by Republicans 38 percent.
It's a sign that Republican Party insiders are taking the prospect of a Bloomberg run seriously as President Donald Trump prepares to run for re-election.
In his latest broadside against big business, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is introducing a bill Thursday that would prevent large companies like Walmart from buying back stock unless their employees are paid at least $15 an hour.
McCarthy thinks the red tilt of many of the areas Democrats will represent when they take the House majority gives the GOP an opportunity.
Democrat and first-time candidate Andy Kim is the apparent winner of New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District and will unseat Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur, according to NBC News.
The Arizona Republican, who did not seek re-election and will retire at the end of his term, made the announcement on the Senate floor, minutes after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., objected to his attempt to bring up the bill.
Utah Republican Senate elect Mitt Romney plans to submit requests to join at least three Senate committee posts, including the Finance and Commerce committees.
The California Republican and current majority leader put down a leadership bid from Rep. Jim Jordan.
The slate of Senate leaders for both major political parties will be elected Wednesday, and while most of the top brass are expected to hold onto their power, a few key shifts are expected.
The Justice Department told Trump, before he tapped Whitaker for the job, that he could appoint Whitaker as acting head of Justice. Whitaker was named to the post a week ago, after Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
One week ago, three distinct but overlapping currents combined to shift tidal forces in America's midterm elections – and smash the Republican Party's congressional fortress.