Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel will compete in a runoff after finishing Tuesday as the top two candidates in an 18-way race for Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's old House seat representing suburban Atlanta.
Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel will compete in a runoff after finishing Tuesday as the top two candidates in an 18-way race for Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's old House seat representing suburban Atlanta.
Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) will have to hit the campaign trail earlier than expected after Alabama's new governor ordered a special election this year to permanently replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who left the Senate in February.
Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) will have to hit the campaign trail earlier than expected after Alabama's new governor ordered a special election this year to permanently replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who left the Senate in February.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will hit the campaign trail next month in Montana, where Democrats are trying to win the at-large House seat left vacant by former Rep. Ryan Zinke (R), who now leads the Interior Department.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will hit the campaign trail next month in Montana, where Democrats are trying to win the at-large House seat left vacant by former Rep. Ryan Zinke (R), who now leads the Interior Department.
After Tuesday's special election in the 4th District of Kansas, some progressives were irate that House Democrats' campaign arm did not do more (and sooner) to push long-shot candidate James Thompson across the finish line.
After Tuesday's special election in the 4th District of Kansas, some progressives were irate that House Democrats' campaign arm did not do more (and sooner) to push long-shot candidate James Thompson across the finish line.
After putting a scare into national Republicans, Kansas state Treasurer Ron Estes squeaked by with a victory in Tuesday night's special election to replace former Rep. Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's CIA director.
After putting a scare into national Republicans, Kansas state Treasurer Ron Estes squeaked by with a victory in Tuesday night's special election to replace former Rep. Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's CIA director.
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.
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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.

Washington Brief: Senate Intel Panel Subpoenas Flynn in Russia Probe

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey had requested more resources for the FBI’s Russian investigation shortly before President Donald Trump fired him. Congressional probes have been relying, in part, on the FBI’s efforts, and the Senate Intelligence Committee stepped up its pace on Wednesday by issuing its first subpoena, to former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

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