Twenty key races are expected to determine which party controls the House of Representatives after voters go to the polls on November 6.
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Campaign staffers for Tennessee Democrat Senate nominee Phil Bredesen say he lied on Friday when he released a statement saying he would have voted "yes" to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to a new undercover video released by Project Veritas Action on Wednesday night.
The 22,491 refugees admitted into the United States during the first full fiscal year (FY) of the Trump administration -- FY 2018, which ended on Sunday, September 30 -- were the fewest admitted in the 38-year history of the Refugee Admissions Program.
A new poll released by Missouri Scout on Saturday shows that Republican challenger Josh Hawley has taken a two point lead over Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) in the Missouri Senate race just days after she announced she will voting against the confirmation of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
The congressional bid by Donna Shalala, the 77-year-old former Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary under President Barack Obama, in a Florida district the Democrats were certain they would pick up from Republicans, is losing steam.
None of the ten Democrat senators up for re-election in 2018 in states won by Donald Trump in 2016 have commented publicly yet on the obstructionist antics of their Democrat colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Less than 20,000 refugees have been resettled in the United States so far in FY 2018, with just one month left in the fiscal year.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) skated on public corruption charges this year, but the verdict New Jersey voters render in November may have a different outcome.
Left wing filmmaker Michael Moore is backing progressive Democrat Matt Morgan's challenge to Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI-01) in Michigan's First Congressional District.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops began circulating a petition to President Trump last month that urges him to authorize the resettlement of "at least" 75,000 refugees in the United States in FY 2019.
A poll released on Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows that Sen. Bob Menendez's (D-NJ) lead over Republican Bob Hugin in the New Jersey U.S. Senate race has dwindled to just six points.
ND Dem Sen. Heitkamp Opposed Trump Tax Cuts, Now Says 'My Vote Belongs to You, Not to a Political Party'
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) is up for re-election this November in a state President Donald Trump won by 36 points in 2016.
A total of 1,984 refugees were admitted into the United States in the month of July, bringing the total number arriving in the country for the first 10 months of FY 2018 to 18,214.
Ohio Democrat gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray gave a hedge fund manager a sweetheart deal in his final months as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
The math of what the GOP must do to maintain its majority in the U.S. House of Representatives after the 2018 midterm elections is simple.
Rep. Conor Lamb has a double-digit lead over his Republican rival Rep. Keith Rothfus in a newly created 17th Congressional District redrawn for the 2018 midterm elections by the Democrat-controlled PA Supreme Court.
Two recent polls in Florida show that President Donald Trump's endorsement is helping the GOP candidate he supports for governor in the August 28 primary.
Bob Hugin, the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey, launched a blistering attack on Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) Monday as a new poll shows the race is now a statistical tie.
President Trump chalked up another win at the CFPB last week when former deputy director Leandra English resigned and dropped her lawsuit against the White House.
Trump ridiculed potential 2020 challenger "Pocahontas" at his campaign rally in Montana on Thursday, unveiling his "secret" debate strategy.
An NBC News/Marist Poll in Ohio has good news for Republicans in the gubernatorial race, and bad news in the U.S. Senate race.
President Trump tweeted on Friday about a "Red Wave" coming in November's mid-term elections
Republican challenger Kevin Nicholson told Breitbart Washington political editor Matt Boyle Wednesday morning that incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) is a hypocrite when it comes to her stands on immigration policy.
President Trump's rally in Duluth, Minnesota Wednesday night marked the beginning of the Republican Party's campaign to win Minnesota in 2018 and 2020.
The New York Times reported on Friday that Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) director and acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is pushing President Trump to name Kathy Kraninger, his deputy at the OMB, to head the controversial independent agency where his appointment as acting director is about to end due to statutory requirements.
Trump: 'Air Claire' McCaskill Is 'So Phony' Flying Around 'In a Luxurious Private Jet During Her RV Tour'
Sen. "Air Claire" McCaskill (D-MO) refused to apologize for pretending to travel in the RV associated with her RV tour of the state, while instead using her private plane to hop between the stops, with the RV as a prop.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) mangled a famous Texas saying while delivering a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday so badly that he unintentionally praised President Donald Trump for the outcome of the Singapore Summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Donald Trump to Hit the Campaign Trail in Minnesota, Fresh Off Summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un
President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Duluth, Minnesota next Wednesday, one week after he returns from the summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, which is scheduled to begin in a matter of hours in Singapore.
The majority of the 99 seats in the House of Representatives identified by the Cook Political Report as "competitive" in 2018 are in eight states:California, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Michigan.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) skated on public corruption charges dropped by the Department of Justice in January, but he now faces a five month trial in the court of public opinion among New Jersey voters, who will deliver their verdict in the November general election for the U.S.
A total of 2,142 refugees were admitted into the U.S. in May, bringing the total number admitted during the first eight months of FY 2018 to 14,331.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) leads likely Republican challenger Bob Hugin by just four points in a potential general election matchup for the U.S. Senate election this November in New Jersey, according to a new poll.
New York Times Admits It Lied About Crowd Size at Nashville Trump Rally, Corrects After President Calls Them Out
The New York Times has admitted that it lied about the size of the crowd at the Trump rally held in Nashville on Tuesday night, and changed their crowd estimate after the president called them out on Twitter.
Pro-Trump Dr. Mark Harris, GOP Primary Winner in NC: Opponent’s Support of Omnibus Spending Bill ‘A Real Turning Point’
Dr. Mark Harris, the pro-Trump conservative populist who defeated incumbent Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) in the GOP primary in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District on Tuesday, said his opponent's yes vote on the $1.3 Omnibus spending bill "was a real turning point in our race.
Mitch McConnell Backed Wrong Horse in West Virginia GOP Senate Primary, Pro-Trump Winner AG Morrisey Positioned to Take Seat from Dem
President Donald Trump, West Virginia State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and the populist conservative movement were the big winners in Tuesday's West Virginia Republican U.S. Senate primary.
CNN Poll: ‘Blue Wave’ Virtually Disappears as Democrat Generic Congressional Ballot Advantage Dwindles to 3 Points
CNN released a poll on Wednesday with results that shocked its own pundits: the much vaunted "Blue Wave" hoped for by Democrats in the coming midterm elections has virtually disappeared.
Bob Corker on Iran Deal: ‘Disappointing Administration Was Unable to Reach an Agreement with Our Allies’
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) released a statement Tuesday afternoon, shortly after President Trump announced that he is ending United States participation in the Iran nuclear deal. “It is disappointing that the administration was unable to reach an agreement with our allies," Corker said.
Only 1,639 refugees were admitted to the United States in April, bringing the total arrivals during the first seven months of FY 2018 to 12,188. At this pace, the Trump administration will admit fewer than 21,000 refugees in FY 2018, the lowest number of annual arrivals since the enabling legislation, the Refugee Act of 1980, was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Jimmy Carter.
The main state political action committee for the Ohio Tea Party movement endorsed Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor for the GOP nomination for governor of Ohio on Tuesday, a sign that her campaign is picking up momentum.
Mike Braun Uses Ad to Define Himself as Pro-Trump Candidate in Indiana GOP Senate Primary, Despite Business Track Record
With six days to go until the May 8 Indiana Republican U.S. Senate primary, businessman and former Democrat Mike Braun has turned a big bank roll and a clever gimmick into an effective branding tool that separates his candidacy from his two main rivals, Rep.
Two Polls Show Statistical Tie Between GOP’s Hawley and Incumbent Democrat McCaskill in Missouri Senate Race
Two polls released on Monday show that a potentialmatch up in November between incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Republican State Attorney General Josh Hawley in the Missouri Senate race is a statistical tie.
The campaign of State Auditor Matt Rosendale, the conservative front runner for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), released his first ad on Friday focused on the need to deliver a "buzz cut" to federal spending.
The Senate Ethics Committee slapped the wrist of Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on Thursday in a Public Letter of Admonition.
A national poll conducted of 1,000 likely voters by McLaughlin & Associates and former Clinton pollster Dick Morris provided exclusively to Breitbart News shows support for President Trump and suspicion of the investigation of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller.
The Associated Press declared Republican Debbie Lesko the winner of Tuesday's special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District over Democrat Hiral Tipirneni at 11:08 p.m. Eastern, one hour and eight minutes after the polls closed.
Arizona Poll: GOP Candidate ‘Pulling Away from Her Democrat Opponent’ in Congressional Special Election
A poll released by Emerson College on Monday shows Republican candidate Debbie Lesko "pulling away from her Democrat opponent Hiral Tipirneni" with a six-point lead one day before the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District to replace Rep.
Pro-Trump Katie Arrington Takes on Rep. Mark Sanford, ‘The Jeff Flake of Congress,’ in SC GOP Primary
Pro-Trump agenda State Rep. Katie Arrington, who is taking on incumbent Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) in the June 12 GOP primary in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District, called her opponent, "the Jeff Flake of Congress" in an interview with host Matt Boyle, Washington political editor of Breitbart News, on Sirius XM's Breitbart News Saturday.
A poll conducted last Wednesday by OH Predictive Insights shows Republican candidate Debbie Lesko has a ten point lead over Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni, 53 percent to 43 percent, in next Tuesday's special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District to replace former Rep.
A poll on the U.S. Senate race in Arizona released on Thursday shows that Dr. Kelli Ward has a nine point lead over her nearest rival for the Republican nomination, which will be determined in the August 28 primary.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has endorsed West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in the May 8 Republican primary for the Party's nomination to challenge Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) in the November general election.
West Virginia GOP Senate Primary Heats Up as Establishment Candidate Criticizes Conservative Morrisey’s Wife
The West Virginia Republican Senate primary between pro-Trump conservative firebrand, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and establishment favorite Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-WV) heated up last week, when Jenkins launched a series of factually incorrect attacks against Morrisey's wife related to her professional career.
Poll: Missouri’s Embattled Claire McCaskill Least Popular with Constituents of All Democrats in Senate
A poll released by Morning Consult on Thursday shows embattled Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is the least popular Democrat in the U.S. Senate.
The push by a number of prominent Democrats to completely politicize the impeachment process could backfire for them in the midterms, David Axelrod, the political advisor who helped elect Barack Obama to the Presidency in 2008, said on Sunday.
Bob Paduchik, co-chair of the Republican National Committee, told Breitbart News Saturday host Matt Boyle, Washington political editor for Breitbart News, and co-host Amanda House, Washington deputy political editor for Breitbart News, that the strong economy puts Republicans "in a great position in the midterms.
Halfway through FY 2018, only 10,548 refugees have been admitted to the United States, according to the State Department website.
As one billion Christians around the world prepare for Easter Sunday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the foundational event of the Christian faith, it is worth reminding every American about the Christian origins of our constitutional republic.
Fourteen percent of all cases of multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB reported in the United States in 2017 were diagnosed in New York City, which has less than three percent of the country's population.
Sixty-nine percent of all tuberculosis (TB) cases reported in the United States in 2017 were diagnosed in foreign-born residents, according to a report released earlier this month by the Centers for Disease Control.
Challenger Josh Hawley Reminds Missouri Voters of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill’s Support for Hillary Clinton
Likely Republican challenger State Attorney General Josh Hawley is making sure Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) can't get away from her long standing support of failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
GOP Establishment and Grassroots in Bitter Utah Battle as Mitt Romney Seeks State Party’s U.S. Senate Nomination
The Republican establishment in Utah and local grassroots activists are engaged in a bitter battle over the method of selecting the party's nominees for federal and state offices.
Despite the embarrassing humiliation delivered in the public repudiation of her leadership by winning Democratic Congressional candidate Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania's special election on Tuesday, 77-year-old U.S.
Special Congressional Election in Pennsylvania Still Too Close to Call, Outcome Hangs on 3,200 Absentee Ballots
With all but two out of 593 precincts reporting, Democrat Conor Lamb clings to an 847 vote lead over Republican Rick Saccone in the special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District.
Republican National Committee spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany told Breitbart's Washington political editor Matt Boyle on Sirius XM's Breitbart News Daily on Tuesday that every time U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) talks, she improves GOP chances of retaining control of the House of Representatives in 2018.
The special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District between Republican Rick Saccone and Democrat Conor Lamb is still too close to call less than 24 hours before the polls open on Tuesday.
A new poll shows Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), one of ten Democratic senators up for re-election in a state won by President Trump in 2016, trails likely Republican challenger Josh Hawley by a 52 percent to 44 percent margin.
Over-Hyped ‘Blue Wave’ Fails to Materialize in Texas Primaries, But Democratic Enthusiasm a Warning Sign to GOP
The over-hyped "blue wave" failed to materialize in the Texas primaries on Tuesday.
Less than an hour after she pleaded guilty to felony theft charges related to her two-year-long extramarital affair with her former Metro Nashville Police Department bodyguard in a Nashville criminal court, Mayor Megan Barry resigned from office on Tuesday morning.
Rising Democratic star Megan Barry is expected to resign as Mayor of Nashville at a hastily scheduled press conference that will be held at Nashville City Hall at 10 a.m.
Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) resigned from office on Monday, effective April 1. He has been in failing health for several months.
A new Emerson College poll shows the race in the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District is a dead heat between Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone.
The federally funded non-profits known as voluntary agencies (VOLAGs) are whining now that refugee admissions, and their own revenues, are down dramatically during the first five months of FY 2018 under the Trump administration.
President Trump Backs Establishment GOP’s Wicker Over Grassroots Conservative McDaniel in Mississippi Senate Race
On the eve of Tea Party favorite State Sen. Chris McDaniel's announcement on Wednesday of his challenge to incumbent establishment GOP Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) for the Republican Party's nomination for the U.S.
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) ended two weeks of media speculation he created when he floated the idea that he was having "second thoughts" about not running for re-election when his chief of staff told Politico the frequent critic of President Trump has decided he will not seek a third term in the U.S.
Eric Greitens, the Republican Governor of Missouri and former Navy SEAL, was indicted Thursday afternoon "on one felony count of invasion of privacy."
Rising Democratic Star Megan Barry Under Pressure to Resign as Mayor of Nashville as Sex Scandal Spins Out of Control
Mayor Megan Barry, a rising star of the Democratic Party, came under increasing pressure to resign late Thursday as the scandal surrounding her extramarital affair with her former taxpayer funded bodyguard, recently retired Metro Nashville Police Sgt.
EXCLUSIVE: Another Poll Shows Marsha Blackburn with Big Lead Over Bob Corker Among Tennessee GOP Primary Voters
Another recent poll obtained by Breitbart News shows that Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) has a big lead over Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) among Tennessee Republican primary voters.
U.S. Government Continues to Fund Refugee Resettlement NGO Whose Funding Has Been Frozen by the U.K.
The government of the United Kingdom has frozen all payments to the International Rescue Committee (IRC), one of the largest non-profit refugee resettlement agencies in the world, pending the outcome of an investigation into allegations of "sexual harassment and fraud" in the organization.
A new poll of likely Tennessee Republican primary voters shows that Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) clobbers Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) by 23 points, 49 percent to 26 percent.
Elizabeth Warren Lies About Her Heritage Again at Tribal Nations Summit: ‘My Mother’s Family Was Part Native American’
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has once again made the false claim that she has Native American ancestry.
Grassroots Activists in Tennessee Have a Message for ‘Liddle Bob’: We ‘Look Forward to the Humiliation Corker Would Suffer in Losing’
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) is encouraging speculation that he may change his mind about not running for re-election to a third term in the U.S. Senate from Tennessee.
CNN's John King reported on Sunday that Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) is having "second thoughts" about his September decision not to seek re-election to the United Senate in 2018.
Reports Claim Trump Eyes Replacement for John Kelly as Chief of Staff Over His Handling of Rob Porter
Citing anonymous sources, several media outlets are reporting that White House chief of staff John Kelly's seven month tenure may be in jeopardy due to his handling of the security clearance of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter.
Several recently released polls show a resurgence of Republican popularity among voters, as measured by President Trump's approval ratings and the generic Congressional ballot.
Four months into FY 2018, refugee admissions into the United States have plunged to 6,708, the lowest level this far into a fiscal year in 15 years.
The Ohio Republican Party State Central Committee appears to be moving towards an endorsement of GOP establishment favorite, former U.S. Senator and current Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
A Monmouth Poll released on Wednesday that shows the heavily hyped Democratic generic Congressional ballot advantage has virtually disappeared is the latest poll indicating Democratic chances for major Congressional midterm gains are trending down.
The Justice Department is dropping its public corruption case against Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) in a huge victory for Sen. Menendez, who is up for re-election in November.
EXCLUSIVE: Edelman CEO Says Decline in Trust Tied to Polarization: ‘We Lack Common Facts and Have a Fundamental Difference of Interpretation of Facts’
Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman, one of the largest and most powerful public relations and marketing communications firms in the world, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that the decline of trust in the United States is tied to polarization.
Morning Consult Poll Shows ‘Public’s Confidence in Presidency’ Up Among Republicans, Down Among Democrats
A Morning Consult Poll released this week shows that the "public's confidence in the presidency" is up significantly among Republicans since December 2016 but is significantly down among Democrats over the same time period.
Judge Who Presided Over Mistrial Acquits Sen. Robert Menendez on 7 of 18 Counts of Public Corruption
The federal district judge who presided over the public corruption case against Sen. Robert Menendez's (D-NJ) that ended in a mistrial in November, acquitted Menendez and his co-defendant, Dr.
Morning Consult: ‘Declines in Net Approval Ratings’ for Nine of Ten Democratic Senators Running for Re-Election in States Trump Won
Nine of the ten incumbent Democratic senators running for re-election in 2018 in states President Trump won in 2016 have seen "declines in net approval ratings" between the first and fourth quarters of 2017, Morning Consult reported on Tuesday.
Dreams of ‘Speaker Pelosi’ Return to Majority Shaken as Democratic Advantage on Generic Ballot Slips
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has been measuring the drapes in the Speaker's office since Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) defeated Republican Roy Moore in the December 12 special Senate election in Alabama.
During his first full year in office, President Trump delivered on his campaign promise to limit refugee admissions to the United States from countries that are known hotbeds of terrorism.
The Department of Justice filed a notice of intent on Friday to re-try Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and co-defendant Dr. Salomon Melgen on public corruption charges.
WINNING: Two of Top Ten Obama Holdover Bureaucrats Breitbart Said Trump Could Fire or Remove Are Stepping Down
Two of the top ten Obama holdover bureaucrats Breitbart News reported in February President Trump could fire or remove are stepping down from their State Department refugee roles.
Refugee admissions to the United States fell to a new low during the first two weeks of January.
The shocking news earlier this month that Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel dropped out of the race for the 2018 U.S. Senate race in Ohio has disrupted the Republican party's hopes to unseat Sen.
Montana GOP Senate Candidate Matt Rosendale: Jon Tester Voted Against Neil Gorsuch and President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Matt Rosendale, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Montana, spoke with Breitbart News’ Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle on the Breitbart News Sunday program broadcast on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 Sunday night.
President Trump said on Tuesday that proposed legislation designed to trade off legal status for 800,000 illegals who have obtained temporary work permits under the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in return for greater immigration control and border security "should be a bill of love.
Marsha Blackburn Raises More Money for Tennessee U.S. Senate Seat Than GOP Primary Opponent, Has Big Lead in Poll
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) raised $550,000 more than her nearest Republican primary opponent, former Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-TN-08), in the fourth quarter of 2017.