• Senate November 3, 2020 11:21 pm

    Mitch McConnell Wins Reelection

    Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., defeated opponent Amy McGrath in one of the most high-profile Senate races of 2020.

  • Kentucky October 12, 2020 7:29 pm

    McConnell, McGrath Spar Over Federal Response to Coronavirus

    Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Amy McGrath have sparred over the federal response to the coronavirus crisis in a hard-hitting televised debate

  • Senate June 24, 2020 8:40 pm

    Kentucky Democrats Begin Wait for Senate Election Results

    Kentucky’s Democratic Senate primary to determine who challenges Republican Mitch McConnell has gone into overtime.

  • DONALD TRUMP July 9, 2019 8:55 am

    Amy McGrath to Run for Mitch McConnell's US Senate Seat

    Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McGrath, whose campaign announcement video in her House race showcased the viral power of social media to raise money and national profile, said Tuesday she will be...

  • DONALD TRUMP November 7, 2018 1:57 pm

    Pelosi Says Dems, Trump Have Common Ground on Infrastructure

    Nancy Pelosi says she and President Donald Trump spoke via phone to talk about working together in the coming year with infrastructure being something they could agree upon.

  • DONALD TRUMP November 8, 2018 12:36 am

    Voters Give House Democrats a Check on Trump

    The Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm Tuesday, breaking the GOP’s monopoly on power in Washington and setting the stage for a multitude of investigations of President Donald Trump that could engulf his administration over the next two years. Ending eight years of Republican control that began with...

  • California November 7, 2018 10:34 am

    6 Takeaways From Election Day

    The Democrats took control of the House of Representatives and the Republicans held on to the Senate. But there were other big moments that transpired on Election Day 2018.

  • DONALD TRUMP November 9, 2018 1:11 pm

    Women's March: Record Number of Women Win in Midterms

    The elections that saw a surge of women running, especially Democratic women pushed forward by antipathy toward President Donald Trump, got off to a promising start for breaking barriers with the first result to be recorded: the territory of Guam chose Democrat Lou Leon Guerrero as its first female governor. By early Wednesday morning, the results for the U.S. House...

  • DONALD TRUMP November 7, 2018 2:24 am

    Democrats Will Take Control of the House: NBC News

    After a hard-fought contest largely centered on President Donald Trump’s performance and policies, the Democratic Party will wrest control of the House of Representatives from the Republicans, NBC News projected. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a “blue wave” that never fully materialized. Still, the new Democratic House majority ends the Republican...

  • DONALD TRUMP November 7, 2018 6:26 am

    Democrats Take House, GOP Keeps Senate in Midterm Seen as Referendum on Trump

    Two years into Donald Trump’s presidency, Democrats grabbed control of the U.S. House on Tuesday as the country made a move to the left. Republicans retained control of the Senate but Trump now has a tougher path to implementing his agenda, including a border wall. The midterm election was widely seen as a referendum on Trump, and the results reflected...

  • CONGRESS October 29, 2018 6:58 am

    Candidates Sidestep Trump in Midterm Closing Message

    Tom MacArthur is doing something that’s familiar to dozens of candidates in the most fiercely contested congressional races: Tiptoeing around President Donald Trump. The Republican congressman has done more than anyone in New Jersey to help Trump. He was the only member of his delegation to vote for Trump’s tax cuts. And he personally authored a provision that briefly resurrected...

  • CONGRESS October 18, 2018 6:33 am

    Money Talks: Campaigns Draw Millions in ‘Outsider' Cash

    It’s been eight years since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that political spending is free speech. The decision eased the way for corporations, unions or nonprofits to spend massive amounts to support, or more often, denounce candidates in tight races. Citizens United, as the ruling is commonly known, has transformed American political campaigns, most notably over the airways. But the...

  • DONALD TRUMP October 13, 2018 9:40 pm

    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 becoming a Supreme Court justice. “He’s Kentucky tough,” Trump declared. Kavanaugh took his seat on the high court this week after overcoming allegations of sexual misconduct dating to his high...

  • California October 11, 2018 2:23 pm

    FBI Went Through ‘Usual Process' in Kavanaugh Probe: Wray

    FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday said the FBI went through the “usual process” in its supplemental probe of Brett Kavanaugh. Wray made his first public comments on the case before a Senate committee.

  • aide October 9, 2018 2:51 pm

    What Is the ‘Blue Wave' That May Hit Congress?

    Ahead of the midterm elections in November, many wonder if a “Blue Wave” will sweep the country. Here’s a breakdown on what the phrase means and how many seats in Congress are potentially up for grabs.

  • DONALD TRUMP September 20, 2018 8:45 am

    Trump's Tariffs Put GOP Candidates in a Bind in Rural Areas

    In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he’s no fan of President Donald Trump’s trade policy. “We get him elected into office and he pulls us out of trade agreements,” Dube said last week as local farmers gathered to hear Democratic House candidate Lisa Brown. Dube says China is buying less wheat from eastern Washington...

  • America July 25, 2018 7:36 am

    Trump Announces Farm Aid Package

    The White House says it will distribute $12 billion in “temporary relief” to farmers already hit hard by the president’s trade war tariffs.

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