Suggesting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and other Americans are embracing his ideas, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday that he is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign sent out a fundraising email Tuesday attempting to link Republican nominee Donald Trump to inflammatory remarks by Congressman Steve King, R-Iowa. King has come under fire for comments that seemed to question the contributions that non-white people have made to civilization.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris received a big boost in her race for the Senate on Tuesday, as she was endorsed by both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Harris is running against fellow Democrat Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., as they were the top two vote-getters in California's open primary.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has a substantial lead over his Republican challenger in his race for re-election to a fourth term, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday.
In reaction to the gruesome terrorist attack in France, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has suggested that the U.S. government needs to do more to monitor the activities of Muslims in America.
Senate Democrats voted Thursday to block two separate bills on defense spending and funding to fight the Zika virus. The bills both failed to clear procedural hurdles even as the Senate prepares to begin a seven-week recess on Friday.
While some pundits have suggested that having Donald Trump at the top of the ticket will hurt Republican candidates in down-ballot races, the results of new Quinnipiac University polls show GOP candidates leading the Senate races in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
A bill extending the authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration his headed to President Barack Obama's desk after easily clearing the Senate on Wednesday. The Senate voted 89 to 4 in favor of the legislation.
A bipartisan bill designed to address the nation's ongoing opioid and heroin epidemic easily cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate on Wednesday. The Senate voted 90 to 2 in favor of limiting debate on the bill known as the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has denied House Speaker Paul Ryan's request to block presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton from receiving intelligence briefings.