Politics

Blue Wave Hope Ebbs as GOP Rebounds

Democratic hopes for a wave election that would carry them to a significant House majority have been tempered in recent weeks amid a shifting political landscape and a torrent of…

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Booker Makes South Carolina Debut Amid Presidential Buzz

Sen. Cory Booker opened his first trip to South Carolina as a potential presidential contender Thursday by blasting President Donald Trump for wrecking America’s standing on the world stage. Speaking…

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Trump Praises McConnell’s Role in Battle Over Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump heaped praise Saturday on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker’s political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh…

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Beto O’Rourke Not ‘Slapped’ With FEC Charges

Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke of Texas, who is running against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for a Senate seat, has not been charged with federal campaign finance violations as suggested in…

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GOP Ramps Up Election-Season Warning of ‘Toxic’ Dem Tactics

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell bashed Democrats and their liberal allies Thursday for statements and actions that he dubbed “toxic fringe behavior,” sharpening Republicans’ campaign-season rhetoric as the party tries…

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