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How Democrats plan to save the agency Republicans love to hate

Party lawmakers have seethed for the last year at the cutback on enforcement and curtailed funding requests at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the brainchild of Sen. Elizabeth Warren. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Congress A [...]

Republicans see good news in Bill Nelson, Andrew Gilliam, Stacey Abrams losses

Sen. Bill Nelson and a team of lawyers scoured Florida looking for uncounted votes over the last two weeks. On Sunday it became clear there just weren’t enough of them for the three-term Democratic senator to prevail. Mr. Nelson conceded [...]

Republicans battle to defend Trump from threat of impeachment

President Donald Trump has already given Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) a boost by pushing him for a top committee spot. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Congress Lawmakers are jockeying for the top GOP spot on the House Judiciary Committee, [...]

RIP, California GOP: Republicans lash out after midterm election debacle

Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., hands out a campaign flyer during an election eve stop in Irvine, Calif. | Chris Carlson/AP Photo ELECTIONS ‘There is no message. There is no messenger. There is no money. And there is no infrastructure,” [...]

Republicans used redistricting to build a wall around the House. Trump just tore it down.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the press before departing the White House for Paris on November 9, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty [...]

Barbara Comstock House campaign difficulties in Virginia mirror Republicans

Rep. Barbara Comstock has done seemingly everything an endangered Republican House member can do to win in 2018, whether it’s raising millions of dollars for her re-election campaign or standing up to President Trump to endear herself to [...]

‘Trump has hijacked the election’: House Republicans in panic mode

Republicans are profoundly worried that President Donald Trump’s obsession with all things immigration will exacerbate their losses. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Speaker Paul Ryan got [...]

Democrats Say Republicans Are Stealing the Midterms. Are They Right?

*/ ]]> COLUMBUS, Ga.—Ed Harbison remembers Jim Crow. The segregated schools, the no-go theaters, the colored-only water fountains. The white supremacist siege of the First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, where Martin Luther King, [...]

Trump’s immigration obsession could backfire, some Republicans fear

Restating his vow to deploy thousands more troops to the southwest border, President Donald Trump fumed over border-crossers and said he had instructed U.S. military personnel to “consider it a rifle” if incoming migrants hurl stones [...]

Republicans bring in their Senate closer: Donald Trump

Missouri Republican nominee Josh Hawley has attempted to make his Senate race a referendum on Sen. Claire McCaskill’s status as a Democrat in a Trump state. | Charlie Riedel/AP Photo Elections The president is rallying in a half-dozen [...]