Mercurial Trump Rattles Republican Party Ahead of Midterms

From siding with Democrats to inspiring Trump-like primary challengers, President Trump is shaking up the political environment ahead of the midterms.

Democrats, Hoping to Retake House, Walk Tightrope in Unlikely Places

They are focusing on areas where Hillary Clinton prevailed, but also on districts where they hope to win back voters they lost to Mr. Trump last year.

Democrats Court Military Veterans in Effort to Reclaim House

By EMMARIE HUETTEMAN July 5, 2017 WASHINGTON — Somewhere on the road between here and Pennsylvania, the idea began to take root for Chrissy Houlahan: “I can’t not run.” The daughter and granddaughter of Navy pilots, Ms. Houlahan had...

Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election, Fending Off Upstart Democrat

By JONATHAN MARTIN and RICHARD FAUSSET June 20, 2017 ATLANTA — Karen Handel, a veteran Republican officeholder, overcame a deluge of liberal money to win a special House election in Georgia on Tuesday, bridging the divide in her own party...

Georgia’s Special Election Comes to a Nail-Biting Finish

Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, and Karen Handel, a Republican, will face off Tuesday in the most expensive House campaign in history — and one of the most consequential since the 1970s.