The entrance of Mike Espy, former secretary of agriculture under President Bill Clinton, into the special election to serve the remainder of resigning Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R.) term in Mississippi has reignited Democrats’ hopes of snatching another Senate seat in the deep South.
Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas) said in a new interview that only “publicly” he doesn’t believe Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) is an “asshole.”
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) on Thursday offered a half-answer when questioned by reporters in Massachusetts about her political future.
Frustrated by Democratic efforts to use Senate rules to stymie confirmation of President Donald Trump’s political appointees, conservative Senate Republicans are pressing for a more confrontational approach by Senate GOP leaders.
John Bolton, Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and President Donald Trump’s designee for national security advisor, weighed in on the Michigan Senate race on Tuesday by endorsing John James, a business leader and combat veteran.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R.) on Monday teased a “big announcement” on social media as rumors continue to grow that he has decided to launch a bid for the U.S. Senate seat held by incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson.
The House and Senate increased their own budgets in the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending package.
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.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R.) on Wednesday tapped Cindy Hyde-Smith to fill Republican Sen. Thad Cochran’s Senate seat when he resigns on April 1.