Trump shores up support for Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith as controversial campaign closes

There’s an argument the seat, held by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), was already safe. But Trump is hoping that two rallies he held in Tupelo and Biloxi will put Hyde-Smith over the top.

This Week in Politics: Mississippi will elect US senator, Trump to meet with Putin at G20 summit

The midterm elections will continue this week, while Congress fights a looming government shutdown and Trump goes to Argentina.

MLB becomes latest group to revoke its donation to Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

MLB joins Walmart, AT&T and other companies that have revoked their donations over Hyde-Smith's controversial comments.

Sen. Bill Nelson concedes as contentious Florida midterm races come to an end

Nelson's concession, which came one day after that of Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, brings a contentious ballot-counting process to an end.

Today in Trump’s America: Democrats win the House, Republicans expand their Senate majority

It was a split decision in Tuesday’s midterms, as Democrats won the House majority for the first time since 2010 and picked up a number of key governor mansions, but lost seats in the Senate.

Republicans maintain Senate control

A number of Senate races are still outstanding, but Democrats lost incumbents in Indiana and North Dakota and failed to pick up Republican-held districts in Tennessee and Texas.

A blue wave or a ripple?: How to watch midterm results as they come in

Polls show a Democratic wave building, with forecasters saying that the Republican House majority is at serious risk.

This Week in Politics: Midterm elections finally arrive before Trump and Putin have Paris meeting

After months of campaigning and speculation, voters will finally decide the nation's fate this Tuesday in the midterm elections.

Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz debate gets testy as challenger goes on attack

O'Rourke was quick to criticize Ted Cruz during Tuesday's debate, which further highlighted the two candidate's opposing political views.

Beto O’Rourke champions racial justice on path to become first Democrat to win Texas in 24 years

If nothing about the recent killings of unarmed black men disturbs you, O'Rourke told 'Mic,' "then something’s wrong with your leadership and representation."

Voter ID rulings in North Dakota, Missouri could have serious implications in key Senate races

The two rulings could affect the balance of the U.S. Senate, as Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and Claire McCaskill face tough re-election battles.

Ted Cruz slightly leading Beto O’Rourke in Texas Senate race, polls show

In order to flip the state blue for the first time since 1994, O’Rourke will need to outmaneuver Cruz, a trusted and stalwart figure in Texas politics, by mobilizing the young and Latino voters.

This Week in Politics: Kavanaugh joins the Supreme Court, Rod Rosenstein meets with lawmakers

Brett Kavanaugh will hear the first cases of his Supreme Court tenure this week, while Rod Rosenstein will meet with House lawmakers — and potentially Donald Trump.

Susan Collins defends Kavanaugh’s temperament, says she doesn’t believe he assaulted Blasey Ford

“I do believe that she was assaulted," Collins said about Christine Blasey Ford, "but I do not believe that [Brett Kavanaugh] was the assailant.”

“I liked beer. Still like beer”: How Brett Kavanaugh used the all-American beverage to make his case

During Thursday's hearing, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kanavaugh used the word "beer" 29 times.

More than $500,000 has been raised on GoFundMe for Christine Blasey Ford’s security and legal costs

Since the fundraisers were mentioned in the Kavanaugh hearing, over $500,000 has been donated across 13 campaigns in support of Ford.

Apple, Amazon and Google are at the Senate to talk about privacy. Here are the latest developments.

The big tech companies will have to explain themselves to the government.

Ted Cruz’s latest attack on Beto O’Rourke is little more than a racist dog whistle

This isn’t the first time Cruz has attempted to push the narrative that his opponent his “anti-police.”

Ted Cruz’s Texas Senate campaign is sending out mailers to voters disguised as court summonses

This isn’t the first time tricky mailers have landed a Cruz campaign in hot water.

This Week in Politics: Hurricane Maria anniversary arrives as senators vote on Kavanaugh

The Senate is set to move Kavanaugh's nomination forward Thursday, while activists plan to mark Hurricane Maria's one-year anniversary by protesting Trump.

Congress has reserved funds to pay its interns for the first time in decades

Previous investigations from Mic revealed that roughly 90% of House members and more than half of Senate members don’t pay their interns.

After a rocky Senate hearing and accusations of perjury, what’s next for Brett Kavanaugh?

The Supreme Court nominee could be confirmed by the end of the month — and it's all in the hands of a few swing-vote senators.

Sen. Susan Collins isn’t swayed by Brett Kavanaugh email saying ‘Roe v. Wade’ isn’t “settled law”

Abortion advocates believe the 2003 email shows Kavanaugh wouldn't support a right to choose — but Collins disagrees.

The next Affordable Care Act showdown between Democrat and GOP-led states has begun

The ACA lawsuit could affect the November midterms, Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation — and millions of Americans' health care.

As Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing begins, here’s the latest on how his Senate vote could go

Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court will be up to a small handful of swing-vote senators.

#StopKavanaugh protesters march in huge numbers as lawmakers try new tactics to thwart confirmation

Americans across the country and Democratic senators alike are mobilizing to stop Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

Trump’s and Obama’s statements on the death of John McCain could not be more different

Politicians and loved ones spoke out in honor of Sen. John McCain in the wake of his passing.

Chuck Schumer says ‘Roe v. Wade’ ruling is in jeopardy after meeting with Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh said Tuesday he believes 'Roe v. Wade' is "settled law" — but he won't say whether the ruling was "correctly decided," leaving its future still in doubt.

Here are the Democratic senators who are meeting with Brett Kavanaugh ahead of his confirmation

Some Democrats are meeting with Kavanaugh to push him about the release of his full records — while others have more of an open mind on the conservative candidate.

Coming up this week in politics: Trump honors ICE with ceremony as John Bolton talks to Russia

Trump will honor ICE this week as Melania combats cyberbullying, John Bolton talks to his Russian counterpart and a jury decides Paul Manafort's fate.