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GOP to Dems: Here, Take Our Wallets Too!

Election recounts would be more plausible if Democrats occasionally let the Republican win. But they don’t. Ballots miraculously discovered days and weeks after the election — in the back seat of a car, after helpful “corrections” to [...]

McCarthy hits hard at Dems after winning minority leader post

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has vowed to help lead Republicans back to the majority in 2020. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Republicans immediately resumed a wartime posture Wednesday [...]

‘A 5-alarm fire’: GOP desperate to match Dems’ online ATM

Illinois Republican Rep. Rodney Davis’ fundraising was outpaced by more than two-to-one from July to September, wiping out his early money advantage. | Jeff Roberson/AP Photo Elections The gaping cash disparity in the midterms [...]

Lack of qualified operatives could hamstring 2020 Dems

Sen. Cory Booker has called staff prospects in three early states, four people with knowledge of the calls told POLITICO. | Cheryl Senter/AP Photo 2020 Elections A race is on to lock down early-state staffers who know how to run a presidential [...]

Schumer’s Dems see silver lining in midterm losses

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) predicted that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will shine as he navigates the shadow presidential primary among as many as a half-dozen of his Democrats. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Congress Senate Democrats [...]

Dems demand documents on Jeff Sessions’ ouster

Top Democrats sent a preservation letter to the White House late Wednesday ordering all documents relating to the ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions be kept as evidence in a potential obstruction of justice probe. The lawmakers, some [...]

Analysis: Dems whiffed in 2016, so what if they fail again?

WASHINGTON (AP) – For Democrats, the midterm elections have been a beacon in the dark, a chance to re-emerge from the political wilderness and repudiate a president they view as a dangerous force. But on the cusp of Tuesday’s vote, [...]

Dems barrel toward Election Day confident of House takeover

Senate candidate Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) rallied with other Democratic candidates on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Las Vegas, where large crowds of voters lined up at early vote centers. | John Locher/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on [...]

PA election at a glance; Dems look for U.S. House gains

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The midterm election Tuesday in Pennsylvania features a big pool of competitive races for Congress, the most closely watched contests in the state. In statewide races, Republican businessman Scott Wagner is trying [...]

Convicted GOP executive’s group delays effort targeting Dems

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The group affiliated with a convicted Republican businessman in Ohio says an elaborate retaliatory campaign it had planned against two prominent Democrats won’t be carried out before Tuesday’s election. In a [...]