Manchin and Heitkamp Are Getting Pressure to Vote for Kavanaugh

The ultra-conservative Judicial Crisis Network (JCN) is spending big money to pressure red-state Democrats Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. In a new ad buy the group is making one final push on behalf of Donald Trump’s beleaguered Supreme Court nominee. read more

4 Red State Democrats Turn Down Trump Invitation To SCOTUS Pick Announcement

Red state Democratic Sens. Joe Donnelly (Indiana), Joe Manchin (West Virginia). Heidi Heitkamp (North Dakota), and Doug Jones (Alabama) were invited by Trump to attend his Supreme Court nominee announcement at the White House. They all turned him down.

Koch Brothers Launch Digital Ad Blitz For Heidi Heitkamp

Is it possible that Democrats may take back control of the U.S. Senate with the help of the Koch Brothers?  As improbable as that sounds, it could actually happen.

Americans for Prosperity, a member of the powerful Koch network supported by conservative billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, has launched a digital advertising campaign supporting Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota for her co-sponsorship of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protect Act.   read more

3 Red State Democrats Just Dealt A Crushing Blow To The Republican Tax Bill

Red state Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin (WV), Joe Donnelly (IN), and Heidi Heitkamp (ND) announced on Tuesday that they would be voting against the Republican tax bill.

Meet The 3 Democrats Who Betrayed Their Party By Voting To End Gorsuch Filibuster

Red state Democrats Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-MN), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) voted with Republicans to end cloture during the reconsideration and move Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination forward.

U.S. Senate Sells Out American Workers By Passing Fast Track Trade Bill 62-37

A Trade Promotion Authority bill passed the U.S. Senate 62-37 Friday night, with 48 Republicans and 14 Democrats voting for the measure.

Weapons of Mass Democracy Destruction: Gun PAC Money and the NRA Scorecard

You can follow the gun PAC money, but it doesn't tell the whole tale. When the NRA says they're 'scoring' a vote, they don't need to contribute directly to get what they want.