At a forum held Thursday for the 10 Democrats running for Congress in New Hampshire’s first district, only one candidate said they would support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) for speaker of the House.
President Donald Trump said Friday that Republicans should stop “wasting their time” on immigration legislation until they have more members in the House and Senate after a “red wave” in the 2018 midterm elections.
Senate Majority PAC, a Democrat-aligned super PAC backed by some of the nation’s most wealthy liberals, is reserving $23 million in air time for the reelection campaign of Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.), who has railed against money in politics and is being endorsed by the End Citizens United PAC.
Rep. Jackie Rosen, the Democrat vying to unseat Republican senator Dean Heller in Nevada, has profited from investments in petroleum and natural gas, despite heralding “renewable energy” as a cornerstone of her campaign.
Democratic congressional candidate Josh Harder pitches himself as a “fifth-generation resident of California’s Central Valley” to the constituents of the 10th Congressional District, but he didn’t vote in any state elections in the district before filing to run for Congress last April.
Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has approved a plan to spend $80 million helping Democrats in their efforts to flip the House of Representatives in the midterm elections.
Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill’s reelection campaign responded to a Wednesday report on her husband’s $1 million investment in a Cayman Islands hedge fund by pointing to her support nearly a decade ago for legislation targeting offshore tax havens, but congressional records show her name hasn’t been associated with the bill since her husband’s investment.
At least 20 Democrats mounting bids for the House of Representatives in November have publicly said they won’t support Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) for Speaker of the House.
A lawsuit seeking to remove Arizona Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick’s name from the ballot this November could stymie the former congresswoman’s attempt to run for the House again.