North Dakota is small in terms of population, but its Senate race this fall is attracting major attention. Incumbent Heidi Heitkamp, the only high-level Democratic official left in the state, faces a close contest with Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer, an…
By Judy Woodruff, Rachel Wellford
U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, looking ahead to a November battle with Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp that could be key to control the chamber, cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday's Republican Senate primary in North Dakota.
By Associated Press
The contests -- in Nevada, Maine, North Dakota, South Carolina and Virginia -- include key Senate seats held by vulnerable incumbents from both parties. Here's what to watch.
By Daniel Bush
Women running for office are due to hit another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate, but actually winning those seats and changing the face of the chamber are a different matter.
By Thomas Beaumont, Melissa Daniels, Associated Press
A decade after the financial crisis spurred tough financial regulation, the Senate took a step toward rolling back some of those rules on Tuesday. Republicans were joined by more than a dozen Democrats in moving forward with a bill easing…
By Jill Colvin, Ken Thomas, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is promoting his tax overhaul pitch on a visit Wednesday to North Dakota.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Most Senate Democrats and independents said Tuesday that upcoming legislation to rewrite the tax code should make sure the middle class doesn't pay more.
By Jessica Yarvin
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Erica Werner, Associated Press
Two Democrats facing tough re-elections in GOP states said they will vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, even as the Senate Democratic leader strongly warned Republicans against changing Senate rules to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch.
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