General Election

The Republican Civil War Heads to Arizona

On Tuesday, former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, jumped into the race for Arizona’s now-open Senate seat. Arpaio is, to put it mildly, controversial. He was recently pardoned by President Trump for contempt of court (the case related to racial profiling), he’s publicly ...

Oprah 2020?

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Today’s topic: OPRAH!!! Ever since Oprah’s speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, the political world has been in a frenzy about th...

Feud with Trump may undermine Bannon's effort to mobilize anti-establishment voters

CLOSE Despite his scathing remarks about President Donald Trump and his family in an upcoming book, former White House adviser Steve Bannon called Trump 'a great man" on his satellite radio show Wednesday night and said he still supports the president. (Jan. 4) APAfter cr...

Mitt Romney Is Not an Anti-Trump Hero

Long before criticizing candidate Trump, Romney legitimized him and even set the stage for him. Romney welcomed Trump’s endorsement during the 2012 GOP primary, even though Trump’s most famous political stance was Birtherism. By doing so, and appearing on stage with Trump,...

Gun-range owner to challenge governor in primary

Jan Morgan, a Hot Springs gun-range owner and frequent Fox News commentator, formally announced over the New Year's weekend that she would challenge Gov. Asa Hutchinson in May's Republican gubern...

The Senate’s Russia Investigation Is Now Looking Into Jill Stein, A Former Campaign Staffer Says

The top congressional committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has set its sights on the Green Party and its nominee, Jill Stein. Dennis Trainor Jr., who ...

These states could be the next Alabama

With wounds still fresh from the bruising Senate special election in Alabama, party strategists have begun to refocus on a slew of potentially messy party primaries next year -- where the challen...

The future of the GOP civil war comes down to Roy Moore and the Alabama Senate race

The simmering Republican civil war could turn on Tuesday’s special election in Alabama, where insurgent GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore is trying desperately to hold off Democrat Doug Jones. A ...

Arizona’s Trent Franks Expected to Resign

Arizona Republican Trent Franks is expected to resign from Congress, a source with knowledge told Roll Call. The congressman did not confirm or deny any plans to resign. Franks said he expect...

Top state Democrats call for Senate unity in 2018

Anticipating special elections after the state budget is passed in the spring of next year, the state Democratic Party is calling on Democratic factions within the Senate to reunify and form a ma...

Here’s What Could Happen With Roy Moore And The Alabama Senate Ballot

WASHINGTON ― Allegations that Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, sexually assaulted a 14-year-old and sought or maintained relationships with other teenage girls when he was...

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