U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to run for the upper chamber of Congress from Massachusetts since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962.
By Steve LeBlanc, Associated Press
The 74-year-old lawmaker said he is leaving the job he loves because "mounting" health issues, including Parkinson's disease.
By Associated Press
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and Republicans have promised to defend her.
By David Sharp, Brian Slodysko, Associated Press
The sixth-term senator suffered a shoulder fracture in a fall earlier this month when he tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home.
By Associated Press
By Matthew Daly, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The mayors urged the Senate to vote on two House-passed bills expanding background checks for gun sales that passed that chamber earlier this year.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is confident the budget deal will pass despite the misgivings of many Republicans.
By Michael Tackett, Associated Press
McGrath is a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky last year.
By Kim Chandler, Alan Fram, Associated Press
Republican Roy Moore is facing a wall of GOP opposition that includes President Donald Trump as he launches another U.S. Senate bid.
By Tom Davies, Associated Press
Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats cost him his final campaign,…
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