Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) are the Senate Banking Committee members up for reelection in 2018 with the highest disapproval ratings in their home states, according to Morning Consult polling data released Tuesday.
Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) are the Senate Banking Committee members up for reelection in 2018 with the highest disapproval ratings in their home states, according to Morning Consult polling data released Tuesday.
Home-state approval ratings, based on more than 85,000 Morning Consult interviews from January 2017 to April 2017, are not necessarily indicative of national electoral success. But events on the home front can make or break politicians — sometimes before they even get their shot at a national moment.
Home-state approval ratings, based on more than 85,000 Morning Consult interviews from January 2017 to April 2017, are not necessarily indicative of national electoral success. But events on the home front can make or break politicians — sometimes before they even get their shot at a national moment.
A contingent of Missouri Republicans penned a letter Monday urging Josh Hawley, the state's young, newly elected attorney general, to join the race for his party's nomination to challenge Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill next year.
A contingent of Missouri Republicans penned a letter Monday urging Josh Hawley, the state's young, newly elected attorney general, to join the race for his party's nomination to challenge Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill next year.
A group of conservative organizations on Friday circled the wagons for the House Freedom Caucus in the face of attacks by President Donald Trump and other Republicans over the failure of the House GOP's health care plan.
A group of conservative organizations on Friday circled the wagons for the House Freedom Caucus in the face of attacks by President Donald Trump and other Republicans over the failure of the House GOP's health care plan.
Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) said Friday he will run for Senate, a campaign that could pit him against one of the Democratic Party's rising stars in a primary — and, if he wins, against the state's popular incumbent, Sen. Ted Cruz.
Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) said Friday he will run for Senate, a campaign that could pit him against one of the Democratic Party's rising stars in a primary — and, if he wins, against the state's popular incumbent, Sen. Ted Cruz.
As House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) faced fresh criticism this week for his handling of his panel's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, Americans are still split over whether they think the Kremlin influenced its outcome.
As House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) faced fresh criticism this week for his handling of his panel's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, Americans are still split over whether they think the Kremlin influenced its outcome.
Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz told a local newspaper he will run for governor, a move that could leave the Democratic Party to defend his tough congressional district next year without the significant advantage of incumbency.
Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz told a local newspaper he will run for governor, a move that could leave the Democratic Party to defend his tough congressional district next year without the significant advantage of incumbency.
Republicans are significantly more likely to back last week's Central Intelligence Agency document leak when they know the information was published by WikiLeaks, a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey shows.
Republicans are significantly more likely to back last week's Central Intelligence Agency document leak when they know the information was published by WikiLeaks, a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey shows.
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Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

Congress has until midnight on April 28 to pass a spending bill that would keep the government open. While many lawmakers are hoping the funding measure will extend through the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends on Sept. 30, there is also talk of passing a short-term extension in order to buy more time to negotiate a deal that extends through September.

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