Election Day News
GOP Rep. Martha McSally enters Arizona Senate race
McSally, the first female Air Force pilot to fly in combat, launched her campaign from a World War II-era fighter plane.
Groups record voting rights abuses against Native Americans
Native Americans are documenting voting rights abuses across the country in an effort to improve access to the polls
Sen. Feinstein, top Judiciary committee Democrat, releases transcript of Fusion GPS interview
The Senate Judiciary Committee’s top Democrat Tuesday made a unilateral decision to release a transcript of the panel’s closed-door interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson, whose company helped compile the now-infamous dossier accusing Donald Trump ’s presidential campaign of colluding
The Note: Trump and Bannon's bromance is broken. Will they rebound?
The TAKE with Rick Klein Steve Bannon can lose his job. He can, as President Donald Trump asserts he already has, lose his mind. He can surely lose his pull as a recruiter of candidates. But Trump can’t lose Bannon. And Bannon can’t lose Trump. Trumpism and Bannonism are already linked
Minnesota's Tina Smith replaces Al Franken in Senate, marking record number of 22 female senators
There are a record number of women serving in the U.S. Senate now that Democrat Tina Smith, the former lieutenant governor of Minnesota, has been sworn in as a U.S. senator representing that state. Smith’s addition to the Senate brings the total number of female senators to 22, according to Rutgers
Virginia House of Delegates likely evenly split after apparent one-vote Dem victory
A single vote in a House of Delegates election in Virginia is all that separated Democrat Shelly Simonds and Republican David Yancey after a recount Tuesday, in a result that will likely give Democrats partial control of the body for the first time in nearly 20 years. The results of the recount
What to know about President Trump's infrastructure plan
President Donald Trump returned to a similar refrain from the campaign trail about improving the nation's infrastructure on Monday just hours after an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state killed at least three people and injured dozens of others. The need to repair the nation's
With 2018 looming, Texas congressional retirements continue to pile up
With Thursday's announcement that Rep. Blake Farenthold , R-Texas will not seek re-election in 2018, eight congressional seats in Texas will have a different representative come January 2019. That's the biggest turnover in the state's congressional delegation since 2005, according to data from the
Colbert calls out Roy Moore for voting 'in the creepiest way possible'
The results of Alabama's senatorial runoff weren't yet known when the late-night shows recorded, but candidate Roy Moore provided plenty of early fodder by arriving to his polling place on horseback, wearing a cowboy hat and blue jeans. “Here's a bit of an eyebrow raiser: The horse's name is Sassy.
Doug Jones counting on Alabama's African- American voters
Alabama's Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones arrived to greet diners at Martha’s Place Buffet and Catering around lunch time on the eve of election day and found the largely African-American crowd at the Montgomery restaurant pleased he had stopped by. Roxanna Wingard, a local school bus