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.
Rep. Kevin Cramer (R., N.D.) said he is “trending” toward a Senate run after meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of challenging Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D., N.D) in the 2018 midterm elections.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Don Willett of Texas to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, bringing President Donald Trump’s federal appeals court appointees to 11 in total.
Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen (D.) made an official announcement Thursday that he is entering the 2018 Senate race for retiring Sen. Bob Corker’s (R., Tenn.) seat.
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) bucked the party line on Tuesday by tweeting an image of a financial contribution he made out to Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones.