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    By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Georgia's two runoff races to determine control of the Senate are going to be bruising battles, said two former U.S. senators — one a Republican, the other a Democrat — who predicted that ultimately the GOP would prevail in the high-stakes contests. Democrat John Breaux of Louisiana and Republican Trent...
    (CNN)Two top GOP senators told CNN on Thursday that Joe Biden should have access to classified briefings, the latest indication that Republicans acknowledge the President-elect is likely on his way to the White House despite President Donald Trump's refusal to accept the results. "I would think -- especially on classified briefings -- answer is yes," said Sen. Chuck Grassley of...
    Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGeorgia's Raphael Warnock and the new capital of Black America Loser.com redirects to Trump's Wikipedia page Jaime Harrison says he'd consider DNC chair if offered MORE (R-S.C.) said Thursday that he is donating $1 million to help GOP Georgia Sens. Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerRick Scott taps top aides to head Senate...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who was just reelected in South Carolina, says he's donating $1 million of his campaign money to help two GOP senators win runoff races in neighboring Georgia. Graham told Fox News Channel's “Fox & Friends” on Thursday that Republicans need to counter...
    WASHINGTON – The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who was just reelected in South Carolina, says he's donating $1 million of his campaign money to help two GOP senators win runoff races in neighboring Georgia. Graham told Fox News Channel's “Fox & Friends” on Thursday that Republicans need to counter a...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who was just reelected in South Carolina, says he’s donating $1 million of his campaign money to help two GOP senators win runoff races in neighboring Georgia. Graham told Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” on Thursday that Republicans need to counter...
    Washington (CNN)Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Wednesday that the Republican US senators who called for his resignation over election mismanagement -- Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue -- haven't provided any evidence to back their claims."They haven't provided me anything," Raffensperger told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room."Loeffler and Perdue released a joint statement on Monday calling on...
    Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was the first GOP senator to campaign for Republican Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in a state where both candidates are in runoff elections that will decide who has the majority in the Senate. Rubio appeared at a campaign event for Loeffler and Perdue in Cobb County, Georgia, where attendees packed inside to...
    President Trump will visit Georgia to stump for Republican senators in a pair of runoff elections that will determine whether the party maintains control of the U.S. Senate for the next two years. A senior adviser to the president confirmed to the Washington Examiner the president’s plan to appear in the state ahead of Republican Sens. David Purdue and Kelly...
    Georgia's Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● GA-Sen-A, GA-Sen-B: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Tuesday that Donald Trump "and...
    Igor Derysh November 11, 2020 2:45AM (UTC) Georgia's two Republican senators called on the state's Republican secretary of state to resign over unspecified "failures" as they echoed President Donald Trump's baseless claims sowing doubt in the results of the election. Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, who face run-offs in January after they both failed last week to clinch 50% of...
    Tuesday on CNN’s “Right Now,” host Brianna Keilar featured a list of Republican Senators who have not made public comments “acknowledged Joe Biden is president-elect.” Keilar said, “You can count on one hand how many Republicans acknowledged Joe Biden is president-elect. Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Mitt Romney of Utah, Susan Collins of Maine, Ben Sasse of Nebraska. The rest here...
    Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in July in Atlanta. Guess what? The Republican civil war breaking out in Georgia over the GOP's dismal electoral showing came at the demand of Donald Trump. As Georgia's two GOP senators embark on trying to save their seats in a January runoff, they were effectively given an ultimatum by Team Trump: Declare the...
    An MSNBC reporter asked multiple Republican senators about the election results, leaving some speechless after getting put on the spot. “Did Vice President [Joe] Biden win the election?” the reporter asked several GOP senators, prompting many to quickly walk past her. The reporter asked Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) if she has spoken to Biden yet — she claimed she...
    Bradley Cortright November 10, 2020 0 Comments In the days since news outlets projected that former Vice President Joe Biden had won the presidential election, a handful of Republican senators have publicly congratulated him on his victory.  However, the vast majority of the Republican caucus has been reluctant to publicly offer their congratulations.  During an appearance on CNN’s “New Day” Tuesday,...
    (CNN)For all the people who predicted that the Republican fever would break the instant it was clear that Donald Trump had lost the presidency to Joe Biden, let me present you with this exchange between CNN's Alisyn Camerota and Delaware Sen. Chris Coons on CNN Tuesday morning (bolding is mine): Coons: "I see no evidence of voter fraud in the...
    So far, only a handful of Republican Senators have acknowledged Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 election. One Democrat says others are doing so behind closed doors, but refuse to do it in public. Speaking with Alisyn Camerota on CNN’s New Day Tuesday, Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) revealed that Republicans behind the scenes on Capitol Hill have...
    Georgia's two Republican senators called for the state's secretary of state to quit Monday over claims made without evidence that there were 'irregularities' in the election - even though he is from their own party. The demanded Brad Raffensperger, the state's chief elections officer, step down with Joe Biden ahead of Donald Trump by more than 11,000 votes in the state....
    Washington (CNN)Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Monday rebuked calls from Republican US Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue to resign as both of their Senate races appear to be headed for a January runoff."Earlier today Senators Loeffler and Perdue called for my resignation," Raffensperger, who is also a Republican, said in a statement. "Let me start by saying...
    Washington — Georgia's GOP Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler called on its secretary of state, Republican Brad Raffensperger, to step down from his post "immediately" due to what they claim is "mismanagement and lack of transparency" in its elections this year. "The management of Georgia elections has become an embarrassment for our state. Georgians are outraged, and rightly so,"...
    Ahead of their runoff elections which are likely to determine control of the Senate, Georgia’s two Republican Senators are throwing an election official from their own party under the bus in an apparent effort to indulge President Donald Trump’s baseless voter fraud conspiracies. In a joint statement, Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) thoroughly bashed...
    Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue say Georgia's secretary of state — also a Republican — must go. Two Republican senators from Georgia, who are both locked in competitive runoff races to hold on to their seats, called for the state's GOP secretary of state to resign, claiming the...
    Pennsylvania Senate Republican leaders on Wednesday called on Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar to resign immediately given her roll in the state’s electoral mayhem. Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Majority Leader Jake Corman said in a statement on Wednesday: Twice in the last two days, the Secretary of State has fundamentally altered the manner in which Pennsylvania’s election...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Control of the Senate is a razor-close proposition in Tuesday’s election, as Republicans fight to retain their majority against a surge of Democratic candidates confronting the president’s allies across a vast political map. Both parties see paths to victory, and the outcome might not be known on election night. From New England to the Deep South, the...
    By LISA MASCARO, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Control of the Senate is a razor-close proposition in Tuesday's election, as Republicans fight to retain their majority against a surge of Democratic candidates confronting the president's allies across a vast political map. Both parties see paths to victory, and the outcome might not be known on election night. From New...
    WASHINGTON – Control of the Senate is a razor-close proposition in Tuesday's election, as Republicans fight to retain their majority against a surge of Democratic candidates confronting the president's allies across a vast political map. Both parties see paths to victory, and the outcome might not be known on election night. From New England to the Deep South, the...
    By BEN NADLER and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Both of Georgia’s Republican senators are on the 2020 ballot, but they’re running campaigns that seem poles apart. Sen. David Perdue plays down his ties to President Donald Trump and instead touts his experience as a former CEO and cites job growth that occurred before the pandemic. Meanwhile, his...
    (CNN)It's hard out there for Republican women in politics. Six female Republican US senators are running for reelection this year, four of them facing tough, competitive races (West Virginia's Shelley Moore Capito and Mississippi's Cindy Hyde-Smith face Democratic challengers but are widely expected to win their races). Jill Filipovic Already, women are radically underrepresented among Republican politicians. Of 100 US...
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the chances are "50-50" that Republicans lose control of the upper chamber with just five days to go until the Nov. 3 election.  “It's a 50-50 proposition. We have a lot of exposure. This is a huge Republican class," McConnell, R-Ky., said Wednesday during a campaign stop in Kentucky. "There are dogfights all over the...
    The Senate Republican Conference on Wednesday released the first of a five-part documentary series, which it intends to use to take back the messaging around the government’s coronavirus response effort. The documentary, entitled “The Invisible Enemy,” gives viewers an inside look at how Senate Republicans responded to the coronavirus outbreak. Produced by the Senate Republican Conference (SRC) communications team, the...
    Mark Zuckerberg revealed Wednesday he was warned by the FBI to be on the lookout for the spread of 'hack-and-leak' disinformation, including 'troves' of documents, as the Facebook CEO defended his decision to limit the reach of the New York Post article revealing damaging contents of Hunter Biden's emails. The Facebook chief executive told lawmakers during a hearing before the...
    Twitter CEO revealed Wednesday that his company's policy on 'misinformation' does not include a ban on Holocaust denial. He faced multiple questions at a hearing Wednesday about the subject while getting grilled by Republican senators, who also pressed him in the hearing a week before the election why some of President Trump's comments have received warning labels. Among those pressuring...
    WASHINGTON -- The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google faced a grilling by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias.The Senate Commerce Committee summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai to testify at the hearing. The executives appeared remotely after being threatened with subpoenas.With the presidential election looming, Republicans led...
    WASHINGTON -- The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are facing a grilling by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias.The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing Wednesday. The executives agreed to appear remotely after being threatened with subpoenas.With the...
    WASHINGTON -- The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are facing a grilling by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias.The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing Wednesday. The executives agreed to appear remotely after being threatened with subpoenas.With the...
              Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) along with six other Republican Senators sent a letter Tuesday to the College Board (CB) questioning the organization’s relationship with the Chinese-backed Confucius Institutes. In the letter, the senators expressed “concern” about CB’s relationship with the Confucius Institute. The CB is a non-profit organization that administers college placement examines...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to be grilled by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias. Democrats want to expand the discussion to include issues such as the companies’ impact on local news. The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO...
    A trio of Republican senators called for a special counsel investigation into the foreign business dealings involving members of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s family. Though Biden said in September 2019 that he had “never” spoken to his son about his business dealings overseas, particularly China, a former business partner of Hunter Biden, Tony Bobulinski, claimed the former vice president...