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    EXCLUSIVE -- Accumulating resources as he aims to win back the House of Representatives majority in the 2022 midterm elections, House GOP leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy brought in $14.7 million in fundraising the past three months.McCarthy’s July-September third quarter haul, shared first with Fox News on Tuesday, brings the minority leader’s total fundraising so far this year to $57.8 million,...
    EXCLUSIVE: The House GOP reelection committee is spotlighting an initial list of promising Republican candidates running in the 2022 midterms in some of the nation's most competitive congressional districts. The list by the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), which was shared first with Fox News on Tuesday, includes 32 candidates from districts across the country.  Those on the list are labeled...
    A recent report from Politico showed the House Democrats would have a hard time keeping their majority after redistricting finalizes throughout the country. Democrats are struggling as they try to find candidates to run for office and possibly see no way to expand the seat they are looking to flip due to the redistricting. Additionally, many members are looking to retire or...
    The hoax-promoting Sen. Josh Hawley will go down in history as a traitor to his country. He won't be alone. A new CNN poll shows the nation remains politically divided, and by "politically divided" that primarily means Republicans continue to lurch farther and farther into hoax-promoting, anti-democratic extremism. Two specific poll questions are worth calling out. The first is that...
    A new CNN poll shows the nation remains politically divided, and by "politically divided" that primarily means Republicans continue to lurch farther and farther into hoax-promoting, anti-democratic extremism. Two specific poll questions are worth calling out. The first is that about six in ten self-identified Republicans claim to believe that "supporting Donald Trump" is either a "very" or "somewhat" important...
    Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R- IL) said if Republicans continue to push lies and conspiracies, then his party should “not have the majority” in Congress. Kinzinger appeared with CNN’s Dana Bash Sunday to discuss Afghanistan and the January 6th select committee. Andy Biggs, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, wants Kinzinger and Liz Cheney kicked out of the House Republican...
    Very late Wednesday night, just before midnight, five right-wing fanatics on the United States Supreme Court took the cowardly step of preemptively overruling Roe v. Wade from the shadows. They did this quietly and surreptitiously, mindful that they would have risked the full wrath of the American public by explicitly overturning Roe, a decision that has stood for nearly half...
    When former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced he was running against Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in 2022, Senate Republicans landed the big fish they wanted to try to unseat potentially the chamber's most vulnerable Democrat in 2022.  "The stakes are too high not to send [Masto] packing and to send Adam Laxalt to the United States Seante next year,"...
    House GOP leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy says that if his party wins back the majority in the chamber in the 2022 midterm elections, House Republicans wouldn't use impeachment as a political weapon against President Biden in 2023. The Democratic majority in the House twice impeached President Trump – first in December 2019, charging Trump with abuse of power and obstruction...
    It’s been more than four years since House Minority Whip Steve Scalise nearly lost his life to a lone gunman who took aim at Republicans practicing on a baseball field near Washington, D.C. Scalise was hospitalized for six weeks and had to learn to walk again thanks to a grievous wound caused by a bullet to his hip. ...
    Brandon Bell/Getty Images, MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images The number of Republican voters who say a “fresh face” would be a stronger candidate than former President Donald Trump to defeat President Joe Biden in 2024 has surged since April — with a solid majority now saying that a different GOP candidate stands a better chance against Biden. In a new poll of Republican...
    With the Democrats in control of the White House and Congress in Washington and the governor’s office and legislature in Richmond, Va., Republican Taylor Keeney say she can’t remain "on the sidelines." And on Wednesday morning, Keeney announced her candidacy for the House in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District in hopes of challenging two-term Democratic Rep. Abigail Spanberger, whom the National...
    Most Americans now accept the theory that COVID leaked from a lab in Wuhan, a new poll found Friday, illustrating a dramatic shift in opinion from when the idea was dismissed as a fringe conspiracy theory. The survey found 52% of people believe the virus leaked from a lab, including 59% of Republicans and 52% of Democrats, compared to 28%...
    Minority leader Kevin McCarthy announced the creation of a climate change task force on Tuesday tasked with devising a policy agenda to address global warming should Republicans capture the House in the 2022 midterm elections. Rep. Garret Graves of Louisiana will chair the panel, which is one of seven task forces McCarthy announced focused on different GOP policy priorities. HOUSE...
    Former President Donald Trump met with Republican leaders in Bedminster, New Jersey, Thursday to plot a path to win back the House majority in 2022. The Republican Study Committee’s (RSC) chairman, Rep. Jim Banks (R-ID), and members of the caucus’s leadership conferred with Trump about the committee’s strategy for immigration and election integrity. “We talked for most of the time...
    Voters in McAllen, Texas, selected the chairman of the Hidalgo County Republican Party as their next mayor. Preliminary election results indicate Javier Villalobos, who currently serves as a city commissioner, won 51.11% of the vote in his runoff election against Veronica Whitacre. Votes will be canvassed and certified by city officials on June 14. "Let me start by...
    (CNN)In order to have a functioning democracy in America, we need to have the two major political parties willing to agree on a basic set of facts -- starting with who won the 2020 election. According to a new national poll from Reuters/Ipsos, we don't have that. Consider these data points:* Fully 53% of Republicans in the poll said that...
    Redistricting across many battleground swing states could imperil Democrats’ chances of holding their House majority. Despite winning the presidential election, Democrats did not fare well in down-ticket races such as the state legislature and gubernatorial elections. Now, Republican-controlled legislatures can move forward with redistricting in a manner some Democrats claim could result in them losing many swing district seats. For...
    Here at Daily Kos, we have a strong and consistent focus on state and local elections. Midterm elections are huge, but as we know, don’t tend to get the same attention from national media outlets (or voters) as the presidential election does. Why does this matter now? As reported by the Associated Press, Democratic officials at both the state and national...
    Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., on Sunday said that Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming has "failed" in her leadership role as the House Republican Conference chairwoman.  Banks, the chair of the influential Republican Study Committee caucus, told "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace that he believes that Cheney has become a "distraction" and that he believes House Republicans should be unified in a...
    Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview Friday that Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) is the right person to “steer” the House Republican “ship” as the House GOP Conference chair to take the House majority during the 2022 midterm elections. Hinson spoke to Breitbart News as the House Republican Conference remains poised to remove Rep. Liz Cheney...
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) criticized Republicans seeking to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as Republican Conference Chair, calling the Wyoming lawmaker both “principled” and devoted to “truth.” “I think Liz Cheney’s greatest offense apparently is she is principled and she believes in the truth,” Hoyer told the Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty on Wednesday. “She’s obviously a very conservative Republican from the...
    EXCLUSIVE -- With Republicans aiming to win back the majority in the House of Representatives next year, the chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) says he’s seeing a surge in the number of GOP candidates filing to run in the 2022 midterm elections.Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota, who’s headed the House GOP reelection arm since 2019, says that 431 candidates...
    Ohio Republican Rep. Steve Stivers will leave Congress on May 16 to become president and CEO of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. His resignation will temporarily give Democrats some breathing room in their razor-thin House majority that has been made even slimmer by multiple vacancies in Democratic-leaning districts. "Throughout my career, I've worked to promote policies that drive...
    MOST Republicans believe Donald Trump should run again in 2024 and are convinced Joe Biden stole the election, according to new data.  According to the new Reuters/Ipsos poll, Trump remains the most popular figure within the party, with eight in 10 supporters continuing to hold a favorable impression of him. 6Donald Trump is still the most popular candidate for 2024...
    The Democratic president wants to invest about $ 2,000 billion in infrastructure in eight years, fight climate change and create “millions of jobs.” He wants to fund his project by raising the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%. The White House says it wants to mobilize the support of Democrats and Republicans in Congress for these popular actions, along...
    On Thursday, April 1, Senate Mitch McConnell, President of the Republican Minorities, “Fight every stepThe colossal infrastructure investment plan put forward by J Joe Biden has a very narrow majority in Congress to carry out his plans. Also read:USA: Biden project mobilizes tax hike lobbies The Democratic president wants to invest about $ 2 trillion in infrastructure in eight years...
    New York : More Republican voices acknowledge that Trump’s speech could be damaging to the election. Photo: Joe Raedle / . President Donald trump he seeks to have greater influence in the Republican Party, but that does not make all the members of that party happy. In Georgia they are increasingly anxious that the influence...
    In the wake of two horrific shooting tragedies, Americans once again have a reminder that Republican minority rule in the Senate is standing in the way of saving lives. Earlier this month, the House sent two gun control bills designed to expand background checks and close the "Charleston loophole" for gun sales to the Senate, where they are dead on arrival...
    President Joe Biden may have won the presidential election, but his Democratic allies control very narrow majorities in Congress. Without a clear mandate to pass his far-reaching legislative agenda, sources close to the president told Axios he is willing to “overhaul” the rules on Capitol Hill. Biden held an undisclosed meeting with historians at the White House that included discussions...
    Republican Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Wednesday that he believes the GOP will win back the Senate majority in 2022. “Typically, in that midterm, after a presidential election the party and power in the White House loses a bunch of seats in the Senate,” Portman said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”. “I suspect given the makeup of the Senate races in...
    An internal survey from the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) found the House Republicans are “in good shape” to win the majority in 2022. The February NRCC battleground survey shows Republicans are close to winning back the majority. Republican support is growing among independent voters as Democrats refuse to reopen schools and ban state voter ID requirements, the survey found. Currently,...
    Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri announced Monday that he'll retire at the end of his term in 2022, marking the latest high-profile Republican departure as the party seeks to regain the Senate majority in next year's midterm elections.[ READ: Senate Confirms Miguel Cardona ]Blunt, a member of Senate Republican leadership, has been a fixture in GOP politics for decades both at the...
    Rep. Tom EmmerThomas (Tom) Earl EmmerHouse panel spars over GameStop frenzy, trading apps The Hill's Morning Report - Biden on COVID-19: Next year Americans will be 'better off' NRCC finance chair: Republicans who voted for Trump impeachment will not be penalized MORE (R-Minn.), the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), said Wednesday that is not helpful to the...
    March 1, 2021 6:02 PM | With information from DPA 15 minutes. US President Joe Biden achieved a 61% approval rating after just over a month in the White House, according to a Harvard CAPS / Harris poll for The Hill, above the 48% achieved by Donald Trump after 60 days as president. The study brings to 39% the number...
    House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy has a fresh spring in his step after the Republicans defied the odds and professional political prognosticators by picking up 15 seats in the 2020 congressional elections. McCarthy, who has his eyes on the majority in November 2022, approached the 2020 congressional elections differently than Republicans in recent history have traditionally targeted congressional electoral efforts,...
    During Tuesday’s broadcast of FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) weighed in on the developing feud between former President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Graham reminded viewers that McConnell played a role in Trump’s successes but said Trump would be a needed component for Republicans to win the majority back in 2022. “[M]itch McConnell was indispensable...
    February 17, 2021 7:24 AM | With information from EFE 15 minutes. The former president of the United States (USA), Donald Trump, urged Republicans on Tuesday to replace as their leader in the Senate Mitch McConnell, who delivered a very harsh speech against him at the end of this weekend the impeachment. “Mitch is a dry, rough and serious politician,...
    Three-quarters of Republicans said they want former President TrumpDonald TrumpSix people who guarded Roger Stone entered Capitol during attack: NYT Cassidy pens column explaining vote to convict Trump Puerto Rico governor: Congress 'morally obligated' to act on statehood vote MORE to play a prominent role in the Republican Party despite his second impeachment trial, according to a poll released on...
    House Republicans launched a plan to retake the House majority in 2022 by targeting 47 districts with vulnerable Democrats. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) noted in a memo that the Republican Party is only five seats away from having a majority in the House of Representatives, and said the Republican Party can be competitive in four dozen districts. « We...
    The National Republican Congressional Committee released a list of 47 Democratic-held House districts that it is targeting for 2022, ready to finish the job it started in 2020 chipping away at the Democratic majority and "retire Speaker Pelosi once and for all," as Chairman Tom Emmer put it. "We're going to focus on to build a lasting majority, not...
    It is never preferable to be in the minority party in a legislative body. But as far as minorities go, House Republicans are in a pretty good spot. Between the trend of midterm elections usually favoring the party that is not in the White House, a closely divided House, and a party apparatus ready to continue their expectations-exceeding 2020...
    According to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll released Sunday, most Americans believe that President Donald Trump should be convicted in the upcoming Senate impeachment trial and barred from ever holding office again. Nearly all surveyed Democrats, more than a half of independent voters and 15 percent of Republicans said that the upper chamber should convict the former commander-in-chief and prohibit...
    On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News @ Night,” Rep.-Elect Claudia Tenney (R-NY) stated that a judge’s ruling in her favor might not be the end of her race, and that her opponent Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-NY), “just wants to stall,” to keep House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) majority from narrowing. Tenney said, “94 days is where...
    Former President Donald Trump struck a deal with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to help Republicans win back the majority in the House, according to a readout. The pair met in Florida on Thursday, nearly a week after Trump left Washington, D.C., on the same day of President Biden's inauguration. “President Trump has agreed to work with Leader McCarthy on...
    A majority of Republican voters have expressed the belief that former President Donald Trump should run for president again in 2024, a recent Politico/Morning Consult survey revealed. Wednesday morning’s Politico Playbook detailed the position Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) finds himself in during the early Trump post-presidency days. While he and other Republican leaders are resuming with business as usual,...
    All Republicans in the Senate have voted to dismiss the indictment of former US President Donald Trump. It is this party unity that suggests that Trump could be acquitted of inciting the Capitol Hill riots. – Kabar Al-Jazeera Republican Senator Rand Paul proposed Tuesday and opposed the former president’s trial. Because the US Constitution does not provide for the...
    A majority of U.S. adults believe Republican leadership should take the party in a different direction rather than follow President Trump’s lead, although a majority of Republican leaners disagree, a Washington Post/ABC poll released Friday found. The 1,002 U.S. adults surveyed were asked, “Going forward, do you think Republican leaders should follow Trump’s leadership or should they lead the party...
    Both Republicans and Democrats have condemned President Donald Trump’s rhetoric in the days leading up to the U.S. Congress’ certification of Electoral College votes in the 2020 presidential election, but conservative voters do not seem to be bothered by it. In a new Axios-Ipsos poll released Thursday, a majority of Republican voters said that they support Trump’s behavior in recent...
    The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted in favor of an unprecedented second impeachment of President Donald Trump, with the majority Democrats accusing him of inciting insurrection by encouraging what became a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol. The final vote tally was 232 - 197. Ten Republicans joined Democrats in approving the measure.   WATCH LIVE: House floor...
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