When the 116th Congress convenes next January, it will be without the majority of the Republican supporters of the Gang of Eight’s ill-fated immigration plan, signaling a transformation in how left, right, and America in general deal with the issue.
Incumbent Republican Congressman Andy Barr secured re-election in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District on Tuesday, undercutting Democratic hopes of flipping the seat and enlarging their coming majority in the House of Representatives.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) announced her candidacy for House Republican Conference chair on Wednesday morning.
Nearly 2 million individuals have previewed their election ballot as voters prepare to head to the polls in the 2018 midterm elections.
Greg Stanton, the former mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., who was recently robbed at knifepoint, prioritized progressive causes over public safety during his tenure in city hall. Stanton is currently the Democratic nominee running for the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona’s Ninth Congressional District.
Texas Republicans refuted talk of a coming “blue wave” on Tuesday by flipping a state senate seat that had long been held by the Democratic Party.
Richard Ojeda, the Democratic nominee for West Virginia’s third congressional district, attacked his Republican opponent, State Del. Carol Miller, for “thinking about political attacks” on Tuesday, the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, despite running advertisements at least 11 times on the same day.
CNN host Erin Burnett did not ask Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) about the attempted stabbing of his GOP opponent in a Tuesday night interview.