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State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim U.S. Senate hopes

Oct 17 2018

PHOENIX, Arizona For most of this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has run what has been viewed widely as one of the best races in the nation. But with less than a month to go to Election Day, there are doubts whether she can make it across the finish line. | Video

State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim Senate hopes

Oct 17 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz. For most of this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has run what has been viewed widely as one of the best races in the nation. But with less than a month to go to Election Day, there are doubts whether she can make it across the finish line. | Video

'Treason' remark stirs hotly contested Senate race in Arizona

Oct 16 2018

WASHINGTON Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally accused her opponent in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race in Arizona, Democratic U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema, of "being OK with treason" as the two faced off in their only debate. | Video

Two dozen races will determine control of House: Republican memo

Oct 09 2018

WASHINGTON A leading Republican political action committee that has spent heavily to influence next month's congressional elections told donors on Tuesday that fewer than two dozen races will determine which party controls the U.S. House of Representatives.

Kavanaugh fight at center of Indiana Senate debate

Oct 09 2018

The bitter fight over the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh spilled over into a key U.S. Senate race in Indiana on Monday, as the Republican challenger, Mike Braun squared off against Joe Donnelly, the Democratic incumbent. | Video

Indiana Democrat touts support of Trump in bid to keep seat

Oct 09 2018

During the U.S. Senate debate in Indiana on Monday, it was difficult at times to tell which candidate was the Democrat and which the Republican, as both routinely cited their support of President Donald Trump's agenda.

Republicans fear Democratic 'blue wave' spreading to once-safe districts

Oct 08 2018

SPOTSYLVANIA, Virginia The last time U.S. congressional elections were held in this central Virginia district, Meg Sneed voted for the Republican incumbent, Representative Dave Brat. Her friend, Cheryll Lesser, did not vote at all. | Video

Democrats would view Rosenstein ouster as an election 'gift'

Oct 01 2018

WASHINGTON Democrats believe they stand to benefit if President Donald Trump fires Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees the Russia probe, before November's elections.

Back to the wall, Cruz decries challenger O'Rourke as out-of-touch leftist

Sep 22 2018

DALLAS Ted Cruz is in the political fight of his life — and he knows it. | Video

Analysis: Back to the wall, Cruz decries challenger O'Rourke as out-of-touch leftist

Sep 22 2018

DALLAS Ted Cruz is in the political fight of his life — and he knows it. | Video

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