The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is putting S.C. Democratic candidate Joe Cunningham in its “Red to Blue” program, which gives money to the most viable contenders in traditionally red districts.
If he became speaker of the House, U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina says he would be a “transitional” leader who would “transform” Democrats. A movement is growing for Clyburn to run for the job if Democrats win the majority in the U.S. House and Nancy Pelosi steps aside.
Central Valley Democrats seeking House seats have drawn major financial support from Silicon Valley and San Francisco, helping them keep pace with Republican incumbents, who can attract big checks from political action committees and other special interests.
U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-Columbia, the highest ranking black member of Congress, defended Omarosa Manigault-Newman against President Donald Trump, saying calling her a “dog” is a racially charged attack.
Polling from Republicans and Democrats two and a half months before Election Day shows Carlos Curbelo with a lead over his likely Democratic challenger Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in a district that Hillary Clinton won by more than 16 percentage points over Donald Trump.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is approaching the confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh all wrong, according to state Sen. Kevin de León, her opponent in this fall’s Senate race.
Many South Carolina Democrats are struggling to reconcile their decision to back Archie Parnell, their party’s candidate for Congress in the Fifth Congressional District, despite the fact he beat his ex-wife 45 years ago.
The U.S. announced sanctions on Turkish officials as a result of the detention of North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey. Senator Thom Tillis said Brunson is improved since being released on house arrest.
While President Donald Trump’s administration stopping the separation of children from their parents at the border was good news to most, it’s been a dagger in the motivation of Congress to pass legislation to fix the issue.
Several California Republicans are warning to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue that tariffs are threatening the economic livelihood of the state’s farmers, and the department needs to do more to help.
Sen. Marco Rubio plans to introduce an amendment that will expand nationwide a crackdown on shell companies laundering dirty money through luxury real estate. A similar program already in effect in Miami and South Florida had a chilling effect on all-cash corporate home sales.