Al Weaver

Al Weaver

GOP looks to Trump to turn up heat on Tester, Brown

Former President Trump is turning up the heat on Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) as Senate Republicans stand on the precipice of winning back the majority. During Trump’s visit with Senate Republicans last week, Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) urged the former president to do more to “hammer” the two Democratic red-state incumbents....

Trump, McConnell set for tricky GOP unity moment

Former President Trump is headed to Capitol Hill to strike a unified tone ahead of November with congressional Republicans — including a number of senators he doesn't always see eye to eye with. At the top of the list is Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who Trump has repeatedly feuded with since leaving office....

Trump, McConnell set for tricky GOP unity moment

Former President Trump is headed to Capitol Hill to strike a unified tone ahead of November with congressional Republicans — including a number of senators he doesn't always see eye to eye with. At the top of the list is Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who Trump has repeatedly feuded with since leaving office....

Senate rankings: 10 seats most likely to flip

Republicans are increasingly optimistic they can end their four-year stint in the Senate minority and topple the incumbents Democrats are relying on to carry the cycle with less than six months until Election Day.  Top Republican party figures are quick to note they only need a single victory — on top of an all-but-certain win...

Senate GOP looks to Trump to keep hold of House majority 

Senate Republicans believe the party’s chances of retaining its slim House majority will sink or swim with former President Trump in November as Democrats remain cautiously bullish of winning back the chamber despite chaos in the House GOP conference over the past year. Republican lawmakers have oozed confidence for months about the potential of winning...

Senate GOP fears Trump setting bar too low for Biden

Senate Republicans say former President Trump is making a mistake in setting too-low expectations for President Biden at their initial debate next month as he argues his successor at the White House “can’t put two sentences together.” They say Trump risks lowering the floor for Biden to the point that a decent performance, not a...