The less power and influence the NRA has, the more likely it is that Congress will finally work toward life-saving gun control legislation.
The more she speaks, the more clear it becomes: Cindy Hyde-Smith has no business being a United States senator – not even one from Mississippi.
A former Trump campaign deputy is now cooperating with several ongoing investigations, according to court filings from the special counsel's office.
Sherrod Brown is betting that his version of populism can prevent Donald Trump from winning a second term two years from now.
(Reuters) – A Republican U.S. representative of Utah who is trailing her Democratic challenger filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to halt vote counting while a four-term California Republican congressman conceded, more than a week after the U.S. midterm elections.
By Lawrence Hurley
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will review for a second time whether Republican legislators in Virginia drew electoral districts in the state in a way that unlawfully diluted the clout of black voters.
Their outrageous claims that counting votes amounts to fraud aren't just irresponsible and fact-free. They are also dangerous for our democracy.
Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to abandon recount efforts, declare his fellow Republicans the winners and, without evidence, cast doubt on vote tallies as state officials scrambled to review more than 8 million ballots by a Thursday deadline.
In 2020, when Trump is actually on the ballot, the same voters behind this week's blue wave will likely turn out in even higher numbers.
The GOP – led by Donald Trump, Rick Scott and Marco Rubio – are intentionally sowing doubt in American democracy to their political benefit.
Editor’s note: this is not normal and would be an abuse of Trump’s power if he did so.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would send lawyers to expose what he said without evidence was “fraud” in contested voting in Broward County, Florida.
Democrats have a clear message for party leaders who will take control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national opinion poll: Protect their healthcare and impeach President Donald Trump.
The freshman class of the new Congress will boast the largest number of military veterans in nearly a decade, including a record number of former servicewomen, bolstering a corps of ex-military lawmakers that has been depleted in recent years.
The Democratic Party needed to pick up 23 seats to wrest control of the chamber from the Republican Party. The Democrats were seen picking up 28 seats although votes were still being counted on Wednesday to determine the outcomes of as many as 13 more races.
Democrat Tony Evers won the Wisconsin governor's race on Tuesday, ending the conservative Scott Walker's eight years in power, according to data provider DDHQ.
The city of Baltimore voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ban the privatisation of its water and sewerage systems, in what supporters say is the first large U.S. jurisdiction to take such a step.
More LGBT+ candidates won in the U.S. midterm elections than ever before - and gender or sexual orientation was less of an issue than ever before, too, experts said.
Florida voters approved a measure – Amendment 4 – that will restore voting rights for 1.5 million felons who completed their sentences.
But as we are seeing in Florida on Tuesday, early strength for Democrats doesn't necessarily translate to a runaway victory.
Steve Schmidt called Trump a pestilence and a plague of locusts who descended upon Republican candidates at the end of the campaign.