There is a push by Republicans in the Arkansas legislature to replace the statues that have represented the state in the U.S. Capitol for the past century. But one of the statues they want removed happens to be related to Arkansas Democrat Clarke Tucker, leading him to charge Republicans pushing for its removal with “petty politics.”
The medical center where Kim Schrier, the Democratic candidate in Washington’s 8th congressional district, works as a doctor is continuing to come under fire for its practices.
President Obama will hit the campaign trail this weekend in California, where he is expected to campaign for all seven Democrats running in seats previously held by Republicans, including lottery winner and philanthropist Gil Cisneros, who was accused of sexual harassment earlier this year.
Labor watchdogs say Democratic lawmakers will “double down on failed policies” as they lay out their agenda for the workforce.
California Democrat Gil Cisneros, who is running in a tight open-seat contest in a conservative-leaning district, is facing criticism for campaigning with a state senator recalled for his vote raising gas taxes across the state.
A number of Democratic senators and insiders worry Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.) may be “in for a reckoning on Election Day” and lose his seat to Gov. Rick Scott (R.), according to to a Politico report.
The losing candidate in one of Colorado’s most contentious Democratic primaries for a U.S. House seat has yet to endorse the winner.
More than 20 Democratic candidates who have come out against, or dodged questions about whether they would vote for, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) for speaker if Democrats were to regain control of the House this fall have accepted cash from Pelosi’s leadership PAC and campaign committee, according to a review of Federal Election Commission filings.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wisc.) is slated to appear at a Hamptons fundraiser this weekend hosted by a corporate executive despite the first-term senator decrying top corporate personnel for actions such as stock buybacks.