Is Nancy Pelosi's leadership the key to Democrats regaining the House, or the thing that will hold them back?
Unknowns dominate the race for Congress.
The Eastern District of Virginia isn't called the “rocket docket” for nothing.
An impossibly close race in a district that Trump won is the cleanest test yet of whether Democrats can reclaim the House majority this fall.
The Democrats vying to be the state’s next attorney general are making a similar promise: to take on the president in the seat of his business empire.
The Collective PAC's Black Campaign School is backed by—and a challenge to—the Democratic establishment. It’s trying to increase representation in a country where 90 percent of all elected officials are white.
The Senate confirmed Robert Wilkie to serve as secretary of veterans affairs on a vote of 86-9. He replaces David Shulkin, who was fired in March.
The DNC’s bid to energize African American turnout this fall began with these words from Chairman Tom Perez in Atlanta: “I am sorry.”
The retiring Arizona senator criticizes President Trump like no other Republican. On Thursday, he accused the commander in chief of “giving aid and comfort to an enemy of democracy.”
Representative Justin Amash is the sole member of Congress who's come out against the Supreme Court nominee, citing his record on privacy. Can he get Senator Rand Paul to join him?
Modern Supreme Court nominees never discuss how they feel about specific cases. Chuck Schumer believes that should change when President Trump’s pick faces the Senate.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning upset over Joe Crowley has energized the left, but two-term Governor Andrew Cuomo may be tougher to beat.
Space constraints are preventing the government from keeping everyone who crosses the border in detention, allowing some to make it out of McAllen, Texas.
Mass trials are now the norm in McAllen, where the Trump administration’s new policy on prosecuting illegal border crossing has strained the federal court system.
Democrats want to highlight Trump scandals in their push for Congress this fall—just not the one that has dominated headlines and threatens his presidency.
With support from Governor Paul LePage, the legislature nullified a statewide referendum approving ranked-choice voting. On Tuesday, the citizens got the final word and enacted it again.
The former South Carolina governor survived a sex scandal, but not his criticism of President Trump. GOP voters ousted him in a House primary on Tuesday night.
Ranked-choice voting has produced the closest citywide election in decades, as the race between London Breed and Mark Leno remains uncalled a week later.
The party’s fears of being shut out of races that could determine the House majority did not come to pass on Tuesday night.
Democratic Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota announced Tuesday he would run for state attorney general rather than reelection to the House. Here's a running list of all the lawmakers calling it quits this year.
Twenty years on, Bill Clinton hasn’t figured out how to talk about impeachment and the investigation that nearly ousted him from office.