WASHINGTON — A spike in families and children arriving at the U.S. southern border from Central America has prompted fears of another border crisis like the one that dominated national news during the summer of 2014. That could roil an…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
MILWAUKEE -- Organizers are promising to focus on substance when eight Republicans face off on the main stage for the GOP's fourth presidential debate.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Susan Page of USA Today about Sen. Rand Paul’s evolving role in the Republican party, predictions about how Hillary Clinton might announce a presidential campaign and how the…
By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
As Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu readies for the only debate she'll get against Republican front-runner Bill Cassidy, early voting data shows long odds for her re-election.
By PBS NewsHour
The newest members of Congress are in Washington for orientation ahead of the new session's start in January. Political director Domenico Montanaro meets up with two newly elected lawmakers as they learn to navigate their new positions on the Hill.
By Laura Santhanam, Vanessa Dennis
Nearly three-quarters of incoming representatives and about 90 percent of all new senators will be Republican in the 114th Congress. In both the House and the Senate, about 80 percent of newly elected politicians will be men, and the new…
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of Democratic National Committee, says that American voters support Democrats on the issues, even if their candidates didn’t fare well in the midterm elections. As Congress gathers to begin the lame duck session, Gwen Ifill…
By Domenico Montanaro, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
We already know that the $4 billion spent on this midterm election was more than any other midterm in history. It was the most on congressional elections ever, including during a presidential year. What do the numbers really tell us?…
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