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Heidi Heitcamp, Claire McCaskill, Bill Nelson

Poll: Incumbent Red State Democrat Senators in Trouble

A poll released by Axios-Survey Monkey on Tuesday shows that several incumbent Democrat senators in states Donald Trump won in 2016 up for re-election in 2018 are in danger of losing in November.

<> on October 19, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Pennsylvania Redistricting May Flip 3 House Seats to Democrats

Democrats are currently favored in three seats held by Pennsylvania Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, thanks in large part to a controversial and unprecedented decision by the Democrat-dominated Pennsylvania State Supreme Court earlier this year.

claire mccaskill

‘Air Claire’ Under Fire in Missouri Over SCOTUS

Republican Senate candidate and Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley launched a new website on Tuesday attacking incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) for her past and future votes on candidates nominated by President Trump for the Supreme Court.

Kathy Kraninger and Elizabeth Warren

Warren to Put Hold on CFPB Nominee ‘Until She Turns Over All Documents About Her Role In’ Zero-Tolerance Policy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) tweeted on Tuesday that she will put a hold on President Trump’s nomination of Kathy Kraninger to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until the OMB staffer “turns over all documents about her role in” the administration’s enforcement of the border crossing child separation law signed by President George W. Bush more than a decade ago, as detailed in the “Zero-Tolerance Policy” announced by Attorney General Sessions in April.

Mick Mulvaney

Report: Mulvaney Pushing Candidate Critics Say Is ‘Unqualified’ to Succeed Him at CFPB

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.