senate race

Democrats nudge Beto O'Rourke toward 2020 run

Rep. Beto O'Rourke's closer-than-expected loss Tuesday has fueled optimism among his friends and allies -- as well as Democratic admirers across the country -- that he will run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Texas Democrats need big turnout to win

It's become an old cliché that elections "come down to turnout." While that may be exaggerated in most places, it's definitely not in Texas. Democrats need voters who don't traditionally vote to cast a ballot this year in order to to win, and it's not clear that they will in 2018. This could cost Democrats on both the Senate and House sides.

Trump visits Montana to boost GOP hopeful

President Donald Trump assailed a vulnerable Democrat, attacked those in his own administration seeking to undermine his agenda and warned supporters that his own impeachment is at stake in November's midterm elections at a rally Thursday night in Montana.