Congress

Vulnerable Republicans seek lifeline from SCOTUS hearings

With the Senate GOP majority in peril, Republicans view the Supreme Court confirmation fight as an opportunity to energize conservative voters, particularly as Trump lags behind Joe Biden in most national polls and faces criticism for his response to the coronavirus crisis. Unlike previous confirmation hearings, this one is taking place just weeks before Election […]

Congress

House condemns fringe QAnon conspiracy theory movement

The House Republican Conference has grappled with how to handle the influx of GOP congressional candidates who support far-right conspiracy theories espoused by QAnon, including Marjorie Taylor Greene, who won her Georgia primary in August. Party leaders were initially slow to denounce the movement, though they have since made clear that QAnon has no place […]