Republican Scott Brown has significantly narrowed the gap in the race against incumbent New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., according to the results of a new WMUR Granite State Poll.
On the heels of the violent clashes between local police and protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., announced that she will hold a Senate hearing in September to examine the militarization of local police departments.
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., continues to lead her Republican challenger in the North Carolina Senate race, according to the results of a poll by Public Policy Polling, although Hagan's lead has narrowed compared to a month ago.
Setting the stage for a highly competitive general election campaign, former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan emerged victorious in Alaska's Republican Senate primary on Tuesday. Sullivan will face off against Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, D-Ak., in November in a potentially important race to Republican efforts to retake control of the Senate.
In response to the violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri, Senator Rand Paul, R-Ken., has issued a call for the demilitarization of police in America.
Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel announced Thursday that he has formally challenged the results of the runoff primary election he lost to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., in June.