A liberal activist group will spend $1.5 million on efforts like a digital ad campaign and virtual get-out-the-vote efforts in key battleground states for Democrats, a move that the organization hopes will create a surge in absentee ballots and voter participation.
Representative David Schweikert, who recently admitted to violating a slew of House ethics rules and paid a hefty fine, is trailing his Democratic challenger in an internal poll obtained by Newsweek.
If past is precedent, the Democratic duo will have little trouble answering for the previous rhetoric, former Harris aides and political strategists tell Newsweek.
The Utah senator and former GOP presidential candidate has found himself at the center of a heated intraparty battle for Georgia's Senate seat this November between Senator Kelly Loeffler and Representative Doug Collins.
Partisan barbs offered by top lawmakers Thursday amplified just how divided Washington's leaders are over how—or even if—they should further assist the American people in recovering from the pandemic's toll on the U.S. economy.
"This is someone who's been really strong on environmental issues, on climate, someone who's really strong in energizing a base that feels taken for granted by the Democratic Party," Omar said of Joe Biden's vice presidential pick.
This year has been anything but normal in the world of politics. That includes members of Congress.
Prominent Republicans with ties to Florida's immigration business community are furious with one of the Sunshine State's newest member of Congress—Senator Rick Scott—and the party's refusal to support legislation that would act as a stepping stone toward making inroads with Latino voters.
Trump donated to Harris' 2014 re-election bid twice, totaling $6,000. But any warm feelings that the president and his oldest daughter once had for Biden's running mate has since disappeared.
Democrats in Minneapolis could force a small group of prominent national lawmakers to shrink, if they choose not to re-elect the first-term progressive.
"I said come back when you're ready to give a higher number," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said of the failed negotiations with Trump administration officials.
The president has two choices, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer: keep negotiating with Democrats or issue an executive order.
The decision to skip town is a clear message about lawmakers' confidence—or lack thereof—of a deal materializing anytime soon.
"Well, I don't—is that even legal?" Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) said to reporters Wednesday.
With 87 percent of the vote in, Talib was up 32 percentage points over Democratic challenger Brenda Jones, president of the Detroit City Council.
"The president's not only very concerned about the expiration of unemployment insurance but renters being evicted," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said.
If the gridlock on Capitol Hill over another coronavirus stimulus package is any indication of lawmakers' future behavior, the country could be heading toward a shutdown—a scenario that could have implications on the November election.
Nearly 75 percent of the women who Democrats have tapped to turn red House seats blue have outraised their GOP opponents and are within striking distance of winning, a Newsweek analysis showed.
The request represents increasing bipartisan pressure for the Senate majority leader to ensure immigrant families receive the cash assistance.
"It is the right thing to do," the Florida GOP senator told Newsweek. "What's the remedy, you divorce them?"
Republicans and Democrats took turns blocking one another's stimulus bills on the Senate floor like a game of legislative ping-pong while millions of Americans waited for news about whether the $600 supplement to their unemployment checks would be extended.
Republicans echoed the sentiment from McConnell that the November election is set in stone, batting down the notion that any president could unilaterally alter the date.
Although Paul's and Lee's attitudes appeared unchanged, Louie Gohmert's infection convinced at least one GOP senator to change his tune.
The public condemnation from so many Republicans concerned about skyrocketing government spending raises the specter of whether GOP lawmakers can strike a deal amongst themselves—much less with Democrats.
While the White House has said the funding is "critical" in order to "keep the building responsibly near the Department of Justice," keeping the FBI's headquarters across from his D.C. hotel has long been one of President Trump's priorities.
A non-profit group comprised of current and former educators, students and parents, will have a truck cruise around the streets of Washington this week with a mobile billboard that criticizes DeVos and her push to reopen schools.
A GOP stimulus released Monday omitted a provision spearheaded by Senator Marco Rubio that would ensure U.S. citizens married to undocumented immigrants would still receive individual checks from a previous coronavirus relief bill.
An internal DOJ watchdog has been investigating President Trump for nixing the construction of a new FBI headquarters in the suburbs of Washington and away from the Trump International Hotel.
In an interview with Newsweek, Larry Hogan said he feels that President Trump's bungled response to the coronavirus pandemic is driving a GOP split and proving why the country needs the Republican governor's own pragmatic and moderate voice leading the way.
Republicans spent more time Thursday during their private lunch discussing the alligator sausage on the menu than policy, then left town for their usual three-day weekend