President Trump’s allies continued to defend separating children from their parents at the border, while Democratic lawmakers visited detention centers from New York to Texas and blanketed Sunday talk shows with criticism of the adiminstration’s “zero-tolerance” policy.
The relatively early date of the convention, similar to last cycle's, is a sign that both parties want to begin the general election as soon as possible.
The American Federation of Teachers says voter surveys find the legislation useful as a way to argue for more public spending.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) remarked on how what had once been called “radical ideas” — the $15 minimum wage, universal Medicare, and tuition-free public college — were now in the Democratic mainstream.
Ambitious Republican candidates agree: Success in the primaries demands the full support of the president. But many experts and some GOP politicians see peril in the general elections this November.
The president’s endorsement of the congressman’s challenger marked his first objection to a Republican incumbent.
"Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA," Trump tweeted. "... I fully endorse Katie Arrington for Congress in SC, a state I love."
The DNC's current argument over how to overhaul its primaries achieved a special kind of absurdity on Monday.
Conservative views and policy positions ebb in importance as the GOP pivots to the president.
The new ad reservations demonstrate how the midterms are being fought on Republican turf, with buys that include California’s 39th District, New Jersey’s 7th District and New York’s 19th District.