Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor best known to a generation of Americans for his eponymous tabloid talk show, is weighing a run for the Democratic nomination to be Ohio’s next governor, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Wednesday.
While Democrats want to flip the House, Republicans have designs on growing their majority.
Democrats are on edge over Hillary Clinton’s forthcoming book that is likely to dredge up the controversies surrounding her 2016 defeat to President Trump, just as the out-of-power party is trying to “move on” and chart a course back to the majority.
Democrats are entering the 2018 congressional races in record numbers, largely motivated by the Trump “resistance” movement they hope will extend into next year.
The Democratic National Committee raised $5.5 million in June, less than half the $13.5 million accumulated by its Republican counterpart, according to Federal Election Commission data released Friday.
Some of the happiest campers around right now are the folks who worked for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
Republican Karen Handel’s projected victory over political upstart Jon Ossoff in Tuesday’s Georgia special election was immediately cast by the GOP as a devastating blow for Democrats.
Republican Greg Gianforte won Montana’s special election Thursday and used his victory speech to apologize to Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs who accused him of assault.
John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman, on Tuesday continued to blame Russia, fake news, FBI probes and alt-right websites for the Democratic nominee’s loss to Donald Trump, saying they created a “swirl” of problems that “dogged us through the campaign.”
Big bucks from George Soros helped turn a Pennsylvania district attorney election on its head, in the latest example of the liberal billionaire’s influence in local U.S. politics.