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Midterm campaigns are in full swing and both parties are vying for control over what is now an evenly-divided Senate. The 35 midterm contests this year could sway that balance of power. Jessica Taylor of the Cook Political Report with…
As lawmakers return from their summer recess, their focus is turning to the midterm elections. Democrats currently hold a slight majority in the House and Republicans are aiming to reclaim control. But a fluid political environment impacted by a confluence…
By Laura Barrón-López, Saher Khan
The 2022 midterm election season is in full swing and President Biden says existential dangers are looming large. In a speech Thursday night, Biden raised the alarm about extremist forces within the Republican Party and the escalating threat they pose…
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden calling "MAGA Republicans" a direct threat to democracy, the investigation into former President Trump's handling…
By PBS NewsHour
A major political upset in Alaska as a Democrat won the state’s only seat in the U.S. House. Former state lawmaker Mary Peltola defeated former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in a special election to replace former Congressman Don…
By Laura Barrón-López
President Biden voiced new urgency in a speech touting the recently-enacted bipartisan gun safety law and promoting funding for police. He drew a stark contrast with some Republicans who have called to defund the FBI. Crime researcher John Roman and…
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest political news, including how recent developments surrounding abortion, gas prices, student loan relief and the investigation into former President…
President Biden's plan to cancel thousands of dollars in student loan debt for millions of borrowers has raised criticism from the Republican ranks. Many have called the plan unfair and believe it could worsen inflation and does little to address…
By Zeke Miller, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
President Joe Biden is calling on Democrats "to vote to literally save democracy once again" in the midterm elections — and comparing Republican ideology to "semi-fascism" — as he leads a kickoff rally and a fundraiser in Maryland.
By Lisa Desjardins
Voters headed to the polls Tuesday in Florida, New York and Oklahoma with several highly anticipated races offering a window into midterm matchups. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz with more on the primary races that may have the…
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