midterm elections

Kenneth Sexton reacts to winning race

Sexton said Ives congratulated him on election night

VICTORIA, Texas - Commissioner Clint Ives is still serving precinct 2 until Kenneth Sexton gets officially sworn into the role. Sexton said on election night he had a watch party in his home and was happy about the results. Sexton…

Run off race between Janak vs. Ohrt happening in May

More about Jason Ohrt

VICTORIA, Texas - Even though the election is over, the commissioner for precinct 2 position which originally had 4 candidates running has turned into a runoff race. Incumbent Kevin Janak…

Officials brace for potential 'unprecedented' levels of violence this year

Fears of extremist violence go 'well beyond' January 6 anniversary

Originally Published: 09 JAN 22 11:02 ET By Geneva Sands, CNN (CNN) -- A year after the attack on the US Capitol, homeland security and law enforcement officials nationwide are bracing for potential "unprecedented" levels of violence this year as…

Rep. Katie Hill announces resignation

Democratic Rep. Katie Hill of California on Sunday announced her resignation from Congress days after she admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with a campaign staffer before coming into office.

New charges to Giuliani associates renew foreign money concerns

The criminal indictment against two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani describes an elaborate, months-long scheme to funnel foreign money into federal and state elections around the US to curry favor with politicians on behalf of at least one Ukrainian government official and a Russian businessman.

Republican Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election

North Carolina state Sen. Dan Bishop defeated Democrat Dan McCready in the North Carolina 9th District's special congressional election, giving Republicans a narrow victory in the GOP-leaning district where President Donald Trump won by 12 points in 2016.

Duterte's children elected as Philippines president consolidates power

Three of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's children posted resounding victories in the country's midterm elections this week as voters responded to what was largely seen as a referendum on the controversial leader's first three years in office with a strong vote of support.

Warren, Gillibrand and Sanders enter 2019 with cash edge

Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and Bernie Sanders enter 2019 with a significant initial cash advantage over other Democrats running or thinking about running for president in 2020, according to new reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.

Trump's campaign fundraising surged at year's end

President Donald Trump's fundraising neared $130 million during the first two years of his presidency, as he readies for what will be a costly re-election battle in 2020, figures released Thursday by his campaign indicate.

House Democrats unveil top 2020 targets

House Democrats on Monday unveiled an initial 2020 battlefield map, targeting 33 Republican-held or open congressional seats with an emphasis on suburban districts -- and Texas in particular.