Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has just enough support to qualify for a televised debate in Louisiana's Senate race. A survey by Raycom Media found that Duke met the 5 percent threshold needed to participate in the debate, which will be held at Dillard University, a historically black university in New Orleans.
Potentially reflecting concerns Donald Trump's recent drop in the polls could hurt candidates down the ballot, House Republican leaders have reportedly urged their colleagues to pitch in to help the GOP maintain control of Congress. The GOP leaders asked their colleagues that represent safe districts to give money to their fellow Republicans facing tighter re-election races.
Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has warned his fellow Republicans against using materials unearthed by WikiLeaks to attack Hillary Clinton and other Democrats. Rubio cautioned that while Democrats are being hacked today, the GOP could be the next target.
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling indicated that he plans to challenge Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in 2018. In an interview on Rhode Island radio station WPRO on Tuesday, Schilling said he's decided to run against Warren but said the final decision would be up to his family.
Donald Trump has suggested House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is rooting against a Republican victory in the upcoming presidential election due to his own political ambitions. In an interview with ABC's Tom Llamas before a campaign event in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Monday, Trump was asked whether he believes Ryan wants him to win the race for the White House.
With Donald Trump stepping up accusations that the upcoming presidential election is rigged against him, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., have called on Republican leaders to renounce the GOP nominee's claims.
On the heels of House Speaker Paul Ryan's declaration of his intent to focus on helping Republicans maintain control of Congress, the GOP leader's political operation announced he raised $15.4 million for House Republicans in the third quarter.
Despite supporting Donald Trump's campaign for president, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich had some harsh words for the real estate tycoon in response to his attacks on Republican lawmakers. Gingrich suggested in an interview with Maria Bartiromo on the Fox Business Network that there are two sides to Trump.
Missouri Senator Roy Blunt, R-Mo., could have some difficulty hanging on to his seat, according to the results of a new Monmouth Mouth University poll released on Wednesday. The survey found that 46 percent of likely Missouri voters support Blunt, while 44 percent favor Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander.
With Election Day less than four weeks away, the results of a new Gallup poll show that the vast majority of Americans disapprove of the job Congress is doing. Seventy-nine percent of Americans said they disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job, while just 18 percent approve.
Donald Trump continued his attacks on Republican lawmakers critical of his lewd remarks about women on Tuesday, suggesting that he does not require their support. In an interview with Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, Trump once again went after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., after calling him "disloyal" and a "very weak and ineffective leader" in a series of posts on Twitter.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in a series of Twitter posts on Tuesday. Trump accused Ryan of disloyalty after the speaker told his fellow Republicans that he will no longer defend the GOP nominee.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., appears to be on his way to re-election, according to the results of a University of North Florida poll. Forty-eight percent of likely Florida voters said they support Rubio, while 41 percent favor Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy, D-Fla.