West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (D.) has collected over $550,000 for his reelection campaign so far this year but only $7,900 of it came from donors inside the state, his latest campaign filing shows.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) reported over $200,000 in income off book royalties in 2016, bringing his total earnings off his 2014 memoir, which sold just 3,200 copies, to $783,000, according to a Buffalo News report.
At least two employees of Billy Penn, the official Pennsylvania partner of PolitiFact, attended a Philadelphia birthday party in which guests “beat the shit out of” a piñata effigy of sitting Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.).
An official spokesperson for the Democratic National Committee pushed a conspiracy theory that Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah) decided not to run for reelection in 2018 because he is being blackmailed by Russia.
Failed Democratic Senate candidate Katie McGinty has rejoined the private sector as a partner at a pharmaceutical-focused investment firm, according to an announcement by company Militia Hill Ventures.
Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff fell short of the 50 percent threshold needed in Tuesday’s special election to avoid the runoff election that will now be held two months from now.
Ossoff, as expected, was the top vote-getter by a wide margin in the special election to fill Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District, but he pulled in shy of the 50 percent mark that would have won him the seat outright.
The Democratic National Committee is putting on a national “unity” tour, but the ideological battle lines in last year’s presidential primary have reappeared in Virginia’s race for governor.
Antiwar activist Jane Fonda has pitched in with a last minute contribution to Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff, according to the campaign’s most recent filing.
An Arizona Democrat said that he “wanted to punch” a female Republican colleague in the state legislature “in the throat” over the passage of school choice legislation she introduced, according to the Arizona Capitol Times.