Chele Farley, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat held by incumbent Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.), slammed her rival over ties the senator’s father has to a group charged with sex trafficking.
Sen. Doug Jones (D.), Alabama’s new addition to the halls of Congress, used his maiden speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate to call for unity in the gun control debate, even while he attacked the National Rifle Association’s “extreme positions” and called for sweeping gun control measures.
Senate Democrats have serious problems as they head into the 2018 midterm elections, new polling shows.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) said in a recent piece profiling her Democratic colleague Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) that it is “too early” to tell whether the potential 2020 candidate would make a good president.
A Missouri Democratic state representative said during a town hall on Saturday that Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) could not take black voters for granted in her reelection bid this year.
A group of Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) put an end on Tuesday evening to efforts to extract billions of dollars in federal funding guarantees by blocking the confirmation of a qualified nominee to the Federal Railroad Administration.
Two of California’s largest and most vocal labor unions, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) of California and the California Nurses Association, endorsed U.S. Sen. Diane Feinstein’s (D., Calif.) Democratic primary opponent this week.