The race is one of 37 that House Democrats hope will help them expand their majority in the lower chamber.
Did this former doctor and commercial fisherman who is trying to help Democrats win back the Senate really kill a grizzly bear in self-defense?
A two-page messaging strategy memo sent to House Democrats and candidates across the country further represented the belief among party leaders that the vacant Supreme Court seat Republicans are so quickly trying to fill could be a winning issue for Democrats at the ballot box.
The Grand Canyon-like gap between the two parties on how to address the struggling economy has persisted for months. Only this time, the election is just 39 days away and a fierce partisan battle over a Supreme Court vacancy is consuming Congress.
It is rare for members of the Big Four—the top leaders in both chambers—to miss such historic and significant ceremonies at the Capitol, particularly for those who lie in state.
Senate Judiciary Committee members Chris Coons and Mazie Hirono told Newsweek they're uncertain if they'll participate in the forthcoming hearing, signaling they may snub the process in an apparent rebuke to Republicans filling the vacancy before Election Day.
It's a question that Democrats and Joe Biden really don't want to answer. Most Senate Democrats pivot to discuss their focus on winning the majority and protecting Americans' health care, which they warn could be at risk.
The Protecting Our Democracy Act would strengthen Congress' power and oversight of the Executive Branch while curtailing a president's authority and potential abuses of power.
The silver lining immersed within the bitter partisan squabbling that will ensue for the next few weeks is that Democrats feel they now have another hot-button issue that could drive their supporters to the ballot box.
Both moderate Democrats have not only stated they oppose rushing to fill a vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—they have blasted Mitch McConnell for pushing to confirm a nominee before the election.
Democrats need just four Republican senators to side with them. It appears they will fall short of that threshold.
The Senate majority leader rejected accusations from Democrats that moving to confirm a new justice would be hypocritical just weeks before the election, given his refusal in 2016 to allow a vote on President Barack Obama's nominee.
By President Trump offering accolades to a bipartisan plan and urging Republicans to support more expensive legislation than their previous offers, GOP senators' leverage has severely dwindled.
The survey suggests that the district, currently held by Republican Rep. Denver Riggleman, who was ousted by his party during a June nominating convention after he officiated a same-sex wedding, is becoming increasingly in play for Democrats.
Several Republican senators, including Intelligence Chairman Marco Rubio and top Trump ally Lindsey Graham, said the president's claims simply weren't accurate.
That equates to more than $41,600 per hour, for 24 hours.
Leaders in both parties are batting down the opportunity to trounce the impasse, refusing to return to the negotiating table and use a bipartisan proposal as the starting point for compromise.
The investigation, led by Sen. Ron Johnson, is in part designed to help President Trump win re-election, the Wisconsin Republican has admitted.
There is mounting pushback to nix next week's planned vote to decriminalize marijuana in the House among rank-and-file members, particularly those in swing districts, because of the optics of passing a weed-related bill amid stalled pandemic relief.
A bipartisan coronavirus aid proposal unveiled Tuesday faces several hurdles, even as the pressure from rank-and-file members is prompting House Democratic leadership to act.
Louis DeJoy's large stake in his former logistics company, which is a major contractor for the Postal Service, should have posed far too great a risk for a criminal financial conflict of interest, the men testified to a congressional panel.
With a record number of mail-in ballots, a Postal Service in disarray and herds of lawyers waiting in the wings, the outlook for a clean winner on Election Night is far from certain.
The failed endeavor by Republicans represented the partisan gridlock that's persisted for months, with few in Washington confident that an agreement to help the American people will be able to pass until after the election.
Senate Republicans will try to advance their slimmest coronavirus stimulus to-date, a roughly $500 billion proposal that Democrats will be able to block because of the 60 votes needed to advance the bill to final passage.
President Trump has prompted concern among Democrats and some health experts that he may try to prematurely rush a vaccine to market before Election Day to help him politically.
The roughly $500 billion bill is Republicans' slimmest relief proposal yet, a "targeted" measure that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will try to advance in the upper chamber later this week after trying to rally GOP colleagues.
The Democratic Congresswoman said she's received death threats after a GOP candidate posted a photoshopped image with the Republican brandishing an assault rifle in front of Omar and others while urging "strong conservative Christians to go on the offense against these socialists."
Democratic State Assemblywoman Christy Smith is trailing her GOP incumbent opponent, Rep. Mike Garcia, by just one point—45 percent to 46 percent—in California's 25th Congressional District. Hillary Clinton won the district by seven points in 2016.
Rep. David Cicilline officially threw his hat into the ring on Thursday, notifying his Democratic colleagues in a letter first obtained by Newsweek that he will be seeking their support for the No. 4-ranked spot in the House.
With Senate Republicans preparing to push their skinniest aid proposal to-date and Democrats digging into their demands for a broad and expensive comprehensive measure, the prospects of an agreement have become their bleakest since talks broke down a month ago.