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With less than three months until Election Day, most of the nation’s attention has been focused on the presidential race. But more than 20 candidates who support a far-right conspiracy theory will be on the ballot for Congressional races in…
After a series of shooting massacres over the summer and renewed calls for stricter gun regulation, Senate Republicans have indicated some willingness to consider new legislation. But according to Sen. Mitch McConnell, President Trump has not yet weighed in on…
The South Carolina Democrat led his state through desegregation as governor and served six terms in the U.S. Senate.
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
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Democratic officials say Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in the history of Congress, is ready to announce her retirement.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is considering another presidential run, called for putting 10,000 U.S. troops on the ground to fight the growth of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State.
By PBS NewsHour
In the debate over how to cure income inequality, talk about poverty and opportunity are increasingly converging. In a series of conversations about the growing divide between rich and poor, Gwen Ifill talks to Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., about the…
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