Senate Democrats from states that Donald Trump won in 2016 were vital on Monday in blocking a bill, supported by the president, that would ban abortion after the mother reaches 20 weeks of pregnancy.
The campaign arm of Senate Republicans on Tuesday capitalized on the government shutdown ending the prior night by handing out t-shirts that read “I shut down the government” to Senate Democrats.
Sen. Claire McCaskill’s net approval rating dipped by nearly 10 points in the past year, making her the least popular Democrat running for reelection in a state carried by Republicans in 2016, according to new polling data from Morning Consult.
The Republican National Committee said this week that late-night host Jimmy Kimmel and Senate Democrats have been making “false claims” and “distorting the truth” about congressional efforts to renew funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, citing recent news reports and the Washington Post fact checker.
Sen. Bob Casey (D., Penn.) could be in a vulnerable position for his 2018 reelection campaign after a new poll released on Thursday signaled that half of Pennsylvania voters believe he has done only a “fair” or “poor” job as senator.
Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly on Thursday responded harshly to Sen. Bob Casey’s (D., Pa.) public Twitter attempts to stop the deportation of a 25-year-old mother and her 5-year-old son to Honduras.