Mark Salter, who was a confidant to and co-author for McCain for decades, responds to Sinema's apparent victory by breaking down what it meant for President Trump and the GOP in the state — not good.
A key player in Schultz's growing team is Steve Schmidt, a former vice chairman at public relations powerhouse Edelman who managed Republican Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign in 2008.
Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema took a slim lead over Republican Rep. Martha McSally in Arizona's U.S. Senate race.
CNBC's John Harwood on Friday talked with Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, who is up for re-election on Nov. 6. Here, they discuss the increasingly heated political climate in the U.S.
The Dow had been down as many as 548 points during the Tuesday session before bouncing back.
But Bolton also said "taken what we've seen so far, there's no possibility the outcome of the [2016 presidential election] would've been changed" as a result of Russian meddling.
Correction territory isn't looming just yet – both the Dow and S&P 500 are still about six percent below their most recent all-time highs.
The Nasdaq fell for a third straight week and both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq are on pace to post their largest monthly losses since January 2016.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq haven't been able to post back-to-back gains during October. The Dow has not done so since rising on the first three days of the month.
The rally Tuesday trimmed the Dow's October loss to about 2.5 percent, with the S&P 500 off 3.6 percent for the month and the Nasdaq still down about 5 percent.
The Nasdaq, which was lower for virtually the entire session Monday, has also fallen in six of the past eight days.
Strong gains for the major averages Friday still left the Dow and S&P 500 about six percent below their most recent record highs.
Under Mohammed Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia has spent heavily to promote a reformist image. The country has quietly built an army of consultants in Washington to ensure that the kingdom's goals are not blocked in U.S. corridors of power.
The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq are all on track to post their biggest weekly losses since the week ending March 23.
"The one thing I've learned from John McCain above all else is that, in moments like this, you have to embrace your values," Graham said. "No more transactional interactions."
Futures were sharply lower this morning after the Dow on Wednesday plunged nearly 832 points, or 3.15 percent, in its worst sell-off since February.
The S&P 500 has not posted losses five days in a row or longer in nearly two years, and the Dow isn't faring much better.
With just a few exceptions, states that voted for Trump in the 2016 presidential election tended to also favor the books that cast him in a friendlier light, and vice versa.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq fell for the third day in a row on Monday. The Dow broke a two-day losing streak.
Markets moved lower Thursday, with the Dow breaking a five-day win streak. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq saw their worst days since June.