Election 2018

Mississippi Senate runoff results

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith fends off a challenge from Democrat Mike Espy, preserving the GOP's 53-47 Senate majority.
Different voices on the elections
  • Opinion
The president conflates ideas in an old-fashioned smear campaign.
  • Opinion
What it is missing from this race is myself.

The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”

Trump’s appearance at the sumo match was restrained for a president who became a reality TV star and often seems to thrive amid — and even encourage — chaos.

This is where the fallout is likely to occur.

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Taking stock after days of insults, each side is certain of the upper hand in a fight that shows no sign of waning 18 months before the 2020 elections.

Pence to West Point graduates: Expect to see combat

Vice President Pence told West Point graduates May 25 that it was a “virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life.”