Caravan

Polls: Many Latinos Want Tougher Border Security

More than a third of the Americans with Latino heritage in close races do not think Democrats will be tough enough to curb migration, and half of the nation’s Latinos want U.S. troops deployed to stop the migrant caravans, say two polls taken just before the midterm elections.

Farmers prefer Trump do trade deals than hand them cash

Poll: 79% of Farmers Sticking with Trump

American farmers have been hit by China’s retaliatory tariffs on U.S. soybeans. Nonetheless, farmers are sticking by the president and his Make American Great Again agenda.

Cruz, O'Rourke, Blackburn, Bredesden

Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

A fresh set of polls out this week and last have Republicans more confident than ever that, while questions over which party will control the House majority after the midterms still loom, they will likely lock up not just control of the Senate majority but a strengthened majority to boot.

A bill passed in the US House of Representatives seeks to reconcile separate legislative efforts in the House and Senate that aim to make it easier to bring to criminal charges against websites that knowingly facilitate or promote sex trafficking

Knife’s Edge: House Majority Hangs in Balance One Week Before Midterm Elections

With a week to go until the all-important first midterm elections in President Donald J. Trump’s presidency, the question of which party will control the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives at the beginning of 2019 heading into Trump’s re-election bid in 2020 is as unclear as ever.