Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) joked Wednesday that his Democratic counterpart, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.), could have an “attendance problem” as several Senate Democrats with presidential aspirations are likely to begin campaigning in the coming months.
Democrats had a pretty good night on Tuesday, winning the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010 in a national referendum on the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency.
GARY, Ind.—The Indiana Democratic Party is making a last-ditch effort to save incumbent Democratic senator Joe Donnelly by funding ads and mailers supporting the Libertarian candidate on the ballot in an attempt to split the vote in this heavily conservative state.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani urged voters in Indiana not take the first midterm election of the Trump presidency lightly unless they were prepared to cope with having his fellow New Yorker, Chuck Schumer, as Senate majority leader for the next two years.
Democratic senator Claire McCaskill, who is engaged in a fierce re-election battle in her home state of Missouri, is touting herself as a champion of men and women in uniform, despite her congressional record.