The path is narrow, but Democrats still have the ability to retake the Senate with the help of a Vice President Kamala Harris.
There were a handful of top members of the GOP who showed willingness to correct the record—even as the vast majority of Republican lawmakers stayed silent—and advocated for local elections officials to be able to finish their work.
President Trump is projected to win 29 electoral votes in the swing state, considered to be one of several must-wins in his path to 270 electoral votes; both campaigns had their eyes on the Sunshine State in the final days before the election.
The incumbent's win in ruby red South Carolina was a surprisingly difficult victory for Republicans in the age of President Trump.
The small fraction of undecided voters showed that this year's election hinged more on turnout than the candidates' messaging in the run-up to Election Day, compared with past presidential races.
The Democratic challenger has raised some $109 million compared to the Trump ally's $74 million.
"I've always considered myself the unofficial chairman of the Congressional Swifty Caucus," Swalwell told Newsweek. Swift allowed her popular song 'Only the Young' to overlay this pro-Biden campaign video.
The Senate majority leader's remarks implied that he does not expect ongoing talks between Nancy Pelosi and Steven Mnuchin to yield a bipartisan deal during the lame-duck session.
Nancy Pelosi said Democrats won't accept a bill now that is smaller than their $2.2 trillion demand and then dole out more relief if Biden takes office in January.
The swift outcast of the ex-DHS official from the left and right was reminiscent of the saga that unfolded when excerpts from Bolton's tell-all book were revealed months after Trump was acquitted of impeachment.
Twitter's CEO told lawmakers the social media giant only regulates misinformation in three specific categories. Holocaust deniers do not fall within any of them.
Republican Rep. Doug Collins, who is challenging incumbent GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler in Georgia, violated DoD policy at least two dozen times last week alone by using images of himself donning his Air Force uniform in campaign ads posted to social media.
An online tool was axed by a top department official because it reportedly would have been "too easy" for students defrauded by colleges and universities to apply for loan forgiveness.
The Maine Republican voted with all 47 members of the Democratic Caucus against the conservative Trump nominee.
In the weeks before and after the Montana Republican threw his weight behind the proposal, he received a total of $18,500 from seven different Big Pharma political action committees.
Pence is president of the Senate, and has said he plans to attend the confirmation vote Monday night for Amy Coney Barrett.
In the past five days, Republican Senate candidate Doug Collins, a Georgia congressman, has violated Defense Department policy at least two dozen times by improperly using photos of himself in uniform for campaign ads.
"I've shared for a while that I didn't think we should be taking this up until after the election, and I haven't changed," the Alaska senator said.
The full Senate will confirm the Trump nominee on Monday, just eight days before the election. Barrett will make history by becoming the first justice to be confirmed just eight days before an election.
All 10 of the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee plan to boycott the panel's vote on Thursday.
The same proposal was blocked by Democrats last month. The vote came as Nancy Pelosi and Steven Mnuchin continue to negotiate a costly comprehensive bill that many Senate Republicans have bemoaned.
The vote came as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were engaged in intense negotiations over a broader stimulus package.
Even if stimulus negotiators can reach an agreement, GOP Senate leaders are doubtful they could muster the minimum support needed among their own members to pass legislation somewhere around $2 trillion.
"If more Americans paid attention to his advice, we'd have fewer cases of COVID-19, & it would be safer to go back to school & back to work & out to eat," the retiring Republican said of the nation's top infectious disease official.
The death of a third-party candidate last month has plunged this congressional race into uncertainty amid early voting.
The president continued his trend Thursday night of refusing to condemn the dangerous conspiracy theory that the FBI considers a potential domestic terror threat.
To characterize the state of negotiations using Mitch McConnell's favorite sport: Democrats and the White House are rounding third base while Senate Republicans are stuck on first.
Amid the Republican's re-election fight, his limelight on a powerful panel is a double-edged sword: The Trump confidant gets free and uninterrupted airtime. However, some of that attention has provided his Democratic opponent with ammunition to use against him.
Any specific cases involving such topics, the Supreme Court nominee said, would need to be considered on an individual basis, and it would be irresponsible for her to have any predetermined dispositions.
While Democrats will almost certainly block the bill, as they did with a previous piecemeal bill by Republicans, it will offer vulnerable GOP senators last-minute political ammunition as voters prepare to cast their ballots.