A special prosecutor will take over the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens at the request of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner, according to an order issued Monday by Judge Rex Burlison.
President Donald Trump regularly has held off announcing nominations for California vacancies on the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as the White House negotiates with the state's two Democratic senators. There are signs they could reach a deal on judges.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray mostly avoided talking about his attack ad against former fighter pilot Amy McGrath as he toured the district the day before the election. Both Democrats think they have a shot at unseating Rep. Andy Barr in November as part of the blue wave.
Calling Gray's campaign ad discriminatory and an attack on military service, several veterans PACs denounced Lexington Mayor Jim Gray this weekend. The groups had already endorsed Amy McGrath, a retired Marine Corps fighter pilot.
Bill Nelson is a Democratic incumbent running for U.S. Senate without the advantages of incumbency. Florida's only statewide elected Democrat is in a career-defining U.S. Senate race against Republican Gov. Rick Scott, a man with unlimited campaign cash and nearly universal name recognition. And so far, Scott is attempting to define Nelson with millions in TV ads across the state.
The question of whether GOP candidates want President Donald Trump to campaign with them sparked dodges, pauses and caveats. But the answer Republicans from tough districts have settled on is, sure — if Trump will campaign on their terms.
Congress voted on a measure from California Republican Rep. Tom McClintock that would make work requirements for the Supplemental Food Assistance Program even stricter, particularly on those with young children. It failed.
The Trump administration does not expect to make much noise following the results of Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela, which the U.S. considers a fraudulent election that leader Nicolás Maduro is expected to win..
Vulnerable California Republicans in the House are willing to condemn sanctuary policies within their state, but are less comfortable aligning with the Trump administration's calling for penalties to sanctuary jurisdictions.
Rep. Robert Pittenger reflects on his time in Congress in his first extended interview since losing the Republican primary May 8. Pittenger vows to keep fighting for his pet projects in his last months in office.
The political arm of House Democrats is undertaking a late push to drive up voter turnout in a handful of marquee California congressional districts where the party now faces the possibility of not even having a Democrat make it onto the November ballot.
A letter signed by 130 members of the U.S. House of Representatives asks the Trump administration not to change a rule that allows the spouses of Indian and Chinese tech workers to work legally in the country.
Democrats are worried about political efforts from the LIBRE Initiative, a Koch brothers-backed group that bills itself as nonpartisan, to recruit Hispanic voters to back vulnerable Republican candidates.