The Democratic National Committee’s latest fundraising numbers show the party continues to have trouble with fundraising as the 2018 midterm elections approach.
In recent polling of 12 battleground states, generic Republican Senate candidates lead in seven states by an average of 6.3 percent.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee reversed its previous position and is now supporting Rep. Dan Lipinski (D., Ill) in his reelection bid.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) released a statement Tuesday saying he is “very proud” of his son, Levi Sanders, who a day earlier launched a bid for Congress in New Hampshire’s first congressional district, but the senator stopped short of offering an endorsement.
The Republican National Committee announced Wednesday that it raised a total of $132.5 million in 2017, setting a record for an off-election year.
Rep. Jim Renacci (R., Ohio) announced Thursday he will be dropping his bid for governor in the Buckeye State to run instead for the Senate against incumbent Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio).
Joe Arpaio, a former sheriff in Maricopa County, Ariz., has announced that he is running for the Senate seat that Sen. Jeff Flake (R., Ariz.) is leaving when he retires at the end of the year.
Retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch (R., Utah) said Wednesday that he will support Mitt Romney if the former presidential candidate decides to run to fill his Senate seat in the 2018 midterm elections.
President Donald Trump is planning to hold rallies and travel extensively to support Republican candidates in the 2018 midterm elections.