Amid reports of the spread of the Zika virus in Miami Beach, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has called on Congress to return from recess to pass legislation providing funding to fight the virus. Reid released a statement Friday accusing Republican lawmakers of playing politics in the face of a mounting crisis.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz' refusal to endorse Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention seems to have led to a notable decline in his favorability rating among members of the GOP, according to the results of a new Gallup poll.
Results of a new Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll suggest Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, D-Col., and Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, are poised to cruise to re-election later this year.
Approval of Congress has improved recently but remains historically low, according to the results of a new Gallup poll released on Thursday. The poll found that 18 percent of Americans approve of the way Congress is handling its job, up from 13 percent in July.
Republican Senators in Florida and Pennsylvania are facing tough re-election fights, according to the results of a new Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll. The poll found that the race between Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., in Florida is too close to call.
Senator Susan Collins, R-Maine, joined a growing list of Republican lawmakers backing away from Donald Trump with a scathing rebuke of the GOP presidential nominee. In an op-ed piece published by the Washington Post late Monday, Collins went so far as to call Trump "unworthy" of being president.