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.
Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) announced on Wednesday during a rally that he will seek reelection, a move that seemed unlikely last fall after he faced an uphill battle during a lengthy corruption trial.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D.) favorability and job performance ratings have plummeted in the past month amid an ongoing federal corruption trial of a former top aide to the governor, according to a new poll.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R.) on Friday suspended Joy Cooper, the Democratic mayor of Hallandale Beach, after state prosecutors charged her with campaign finance violations, official misconduct, and money laundering.