Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R.) announced Tuesday that former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, a fellow Republican, will fill the Senate seat previously held by the late Sen. John McCain.
Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke’s 1998 arrest for driving under the influence has been public knowledge, but police reports show it was a more serious threat to public safety than previously reported.
Republican West Virginia Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey got a boost on Wednesday when the state supreme court said former primary challenger Don Blankenship couldn’t appear on the ballot.
Brian Fallon, a former spokesman for Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, blasted Senate Democrats for letting Republicans easily confirm several judicial nominees.
Several members of the Harvard Law School chapter of the Black Law Students Association sent a letter Wednesday to the Senate Judiciary Committee extolling the mentorship they received from Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh and expressing support for his confirmation.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s former colleagues at the Kirkland & Ellis law firm sent a letter Monday to the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee supporting his nomination and urging his confirmation by the senate.
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.