With less than a month to go until Election Day, both presidential campaigns are amping up efforts in what appears to be the most important battleground state. Newsweek takes an inside look at the strategies of both candidates—and the impact of legal challenges on the voting process.
For Democrats running for the House in districts with large college communities, student votes and volunteers can be a critical path to victory. Remote learning under COVID has changed that dynamic—and has some candidates worried about the outcome.
The Democratic presidential candidate hasn't released a list of potential candidates for the high court. But legal experts say the pool of qualified prospects is small enough to make some very good educated guesses about who the former veep might nominate if he wins in November.
Florida Democrat Donna Shalala, the oldest woman elected as a freshman to the House, mocks Trump's latest Obamacare move, downplays the power of the Squad and waxes nostalgic about an old foe named Rush.
In the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats turned a lot of red Congressional seats blue. This year, the voters in eight of those districts could decide the outcome of the presidential election.
Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib has been a vocal opponent of Donald Trump since she took office yet refuses to officially back his Democratic opponent. What's up with that? Tlaib addresses the endorsement issue and other subjects in this Newsweek interview.
Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib is locked in what could be a tight race to retain her House seat. A loss could deal a big blow to the foursome known as the Squad and their progressive agenda.
In a move that formalizes their political alliance, the four first-term progressives Democratic congresswomen known as "The Squad" have launched a fundraising organization to raise money for candidates who share their views and to advance progressive causes.
The presumptive Democratic nominee for president is well known for his garbled statements and inappropriate remarks but his career, surprisingly, has also been filled with eloquent and inspiring speeches. Here's a sampling of the best and worst of Biden, the orator.
To revive the economy, Joe Biden wants to build his own New Deal with an array of proposals to strengthen the social safety net and revive prosperity. The big question: Is he up to the challenge?
At Bagels Etc, we needed about $40,000, a drop in a $349 billion pot.
"That woman from Michigan," as Donald Trump has referred to the Michigan Governor, talks frankly about the problems in her state due to COVID-19, the sexism she's faced and whether she really believes the president didn't know her name.
The decision by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's to impose new stay-at-home rules to stop the spread of the coronavirus may save lives but put her own political future at risk—including a shot at being Joe Biden's VP pick
Did Sanders' campaign fail or succeed? Expanded health care, a higher minimum wage, free college: His ideas may have outgrown the need for Sanders himself and his purist approach.
An unprecedented $1 million effort to persuade Muslim Americans to vote in the 2020 general election—"Million Muslims Voting"—has just been launched by a coalition of Muslim political groups.
The Sanders campaign is disavowing a list of post-Super Tuesday talking points distributed to supporters and surrogates on Wednesday morning that suggest Sanders partisans attack a resurgent Joe Biden on his "record and obvious cognitive decline."
As the former New York City mayor prepares for his first nationally televised debate, the fallout from a viral video of his remarks about farming could deal a damaging and lasting blow to his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.
The Ronald Reagan Legacy Project's goal is to get something—anything—named for Reagan in each of the more than 3,100 U.S. counties. Obama? Well, there are some schools and a shaved ice treat. Here's why.
O.J. Simpson returns to court to defend himself against charges of kidnapping, assault and attempted robbery.
The last time O. J. Simpson was in Las Vegas, he spent his first night at the stylish Palms hotel-casino, and his last in the county jail. He's scheduled to return to Sin City this week for a pretrial hearing on his armed-robbery charges, and this time he might have trouble finding a good place to lay his head.
At 80, Mel Brooks is revered as America's national ham, the class clown who amuses even the most humorless amongst us. Brooks is one of an elite few performers to have won at least one Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy, and lately he's been busy refreshing some of his older material for a new generation.
The program looked like "MTV Unplugged." There was Barry Manilow, performing six songs and chatting with an interviewer--for QVC. The TV shopping channel sold 43,000 copies of Manilow's latest album, "The Greatest Songs of the Sixties," along with a QVC-exclusive bonus disc, at $20 apiece.