Rep. Mo Brooks (Ala.) announced his candidacy for Senate on Monday — a campaign that will pit him against appointed Sen. Luther Strange in a Republican primary for the second time in just over a decade.
Rep. Mo Brooks (Ala.) announced his candidacy for Senate on Monday — a campaign that will pit him against appointed Sen. Luther Strange in a Republican primary for the second time in just over a decade.
With President Donald Trump in the White House, EMILY's List is seeing more women express interest in running for public office, the group told Morning Consult as it announced its 2017 Run to Win schedule.
With President Donald Trump in the White House, EMILY's List is seeing more women express interest in running for public office, the group told Morning Consult as it announced its 2017 Run to Win schedule.
When it comes to the 2016 presidential election, more voters think former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey's October letter to Congress influenced the result than Russian meddling.
When it comes to the 2016 presidential election, more voters think former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey's October letter to Congress influenced the result than Russian meddling.
After voting to overhaul the Affordable Care Act last week, House Republicans could face upset constituents during this week's recess. A powerful, conservative group plans to give them some cover and defend House Speaker Paul Ryan.
After voting to overhaul the Affordable Care Act last week, House Republicans could face upset constituents during this week's recess. A powerful, conservative group plans to give them some cover and defend House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Chelsea Clinton's recent media blitz has stoked speculation among political observers about a future run for public office. But almost half of registered voters would prefer she not, according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll.
Chelsea Clinton's recent media blitz has stoked speculation among political observers about a future run for public office. But almost half of registered voters would prefer she not, according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll.
Red-state Senate Democrats, fresh off a victory lap over the inclusion of health care benefits for retired coal miners in the omnibus spending package Congress is set to pass this week, said Tuesday they want more for working-class Americans.
Red-state Senate Democrats, fresh off a victory lap over the inclusion of health care benefits for retired coal miners in the omnibus spending package Congress is set to pass this week, said Tuesday they want more for working-class Americans.
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Briefings

Washington Brief: Trump Calls Naming of Special Counsel the ‘Greatest Witch Hunt of a Politician’ in U.S. History

Robert Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, was named special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to oversee the FBI’s investigation into Russian connections to President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Trump responded on Twitter by saying the naming of a special counsel is “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!”

Washington Brief: Chaffetz Demands FBI Turn Over All Records of Comey’s Meetings With Trump

A memo written in February by now-former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey says President Donald Trump urged him to abandon an FBI investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) demanded that the FBI turn over all documents related to meetings between Trump and Comey.

Washington Brief: Trump Defends Sharing Intelligence on ISIS With Russian Officials

President Donald Trump revealed classified information to Russia’s foreign minister and ambassador during a White House meeting last week, jeopardizing a source of intelligence on the Islamic State and drawing criticism from Republicans such as Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker. Trump later said on Twitter that he has an “absolute right” to share “facts” with Russia.

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