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.
Desperate times require desperate measures, and desperate Republicans in Congress are running scared. Because they know they have no legislative accomplishments to help them win elections in November and because the president they blindly support has historically low approval ratings, they have resorted to a last-ditch desperation move which they insanely think will help them prevail in the midterms.
A Nashville newspaper has reported that there is a new poll in Tennessee showing former Democratic governor Phil Bredesen holding a lead over his likely U.S. Senate race opponent, Republican Representative Marsha Blackburn who is leading in all of the state’s Republican primary polls. Bredesen is not facing a Democratic primary challenger.
‘The Heat is On’ is a Glenn Frey song made famous by the 1980’s TV show ‘Miami Vice.’ Given all the news about how Facebook data was improperly used to manipulate hundreds of millions of people in elections, the song’s title is an apt description of the environment that the social media giant is currently facing.
Trump cheerleader and frontrunner for the nomination, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, could lose the seat for Republicans and possibly hand the Senate majority back to the Democrats.
What's obvious is that Republicans don't truly care about the deficit – they never have. Instead, they use it as a political football to get some cable news coverage or boost their poll numbers in an election year.
"They are all going to go down with the ship if they are seen as trying to protect against the truth coming out in this investigation."
Republican senators will head home for a long holiday break proud of the tax relief they passed for their donors, while those still recovering from deadly natural disasters see no relief at all.
Democrats lead the GOP by a whopping 18 points among registered voters – the largest lead they've held in two decade's worth of midterm election cycles.
Sanders took a machete to the Republican tax scam on Monday, saying that it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why it’s so unpopular.
The poll comes as GOP lawmakers have reportedly come to an agreement on a final plan they believe would have the votes to pass through Congress.
It's going to take more than meetings and publicity stunts to remove the stain that men like Roy Moore and Donald Trump have put on the Republican Party.
Exit polls can be unreliable, but they show that Democrats have reason to be cautiously optimistic that they have a shot at winning a Senate seat in Alabama.
According to the Republican senator, alleged child molestation is A-okay so long as a sufficient number of years pass before you're caught.
It's just the latest evidence that supporters of Donald Trump, Roy Moore and other high-profile Republicans will allow their candidates to get away with anything.
According to the Washington Post-Schar School survey, very few Alabamans remain undecided on the race, and likely voters choose Jones by a 50 to 47 margin.
Not only would taxes go up on millions of senior citizens, but the same report also noted that they could see a drop in the benefits they receive from programs like Medicare.
If Republicans are struggling to even get a 12-vote majority in a committee vote, it doesn't bode well for their chances of getting a 50-vote approval if the full Senate takes it up.