IndictMint Chip and White Russian: This Mueller-themed ice cream truck is giving away free scoops

The truck wants to bring extra attention to Robert Mueller's investigation of Trump's Russian ties.

Celebrities went all-in for the midterm elections — but did their candidates win?

How many of those high-profile celebrity endorsements actually worked?

Trump declares “big victory” in midterms — despite the GOP losing the House to Democrats

It wasn't quite the blue wave Democrats were hoping for, but they will now control the House — something that could cause major headaches for Donald Trump.

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.

Ted Cruz defeats Beto O’Rourke in vicious Texas Senate race

Ted Cruz narrowly hung on to the Texas Senate seat he has occupied since 2013.

Beyoncé just endorsed Beto O’Rourke at the last minute

Beyoncé Instagrammed herself wearing a "Beto for Senate" hat on Election Day.

Trump mocks Beto O’Rourke as a “stone-cold phony” during Texas rally

The president stumped on behalf of Sen. Ted Cruz, calling his challenger a "radical, open-borders left-winger."
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Mic Daily: Trump calls Ted Cruz “beautiful Ted” — and other news of the day

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

“He’s beautiful Ted”: Trump says he doesn’t regret saying Cruz’s dad was part of JFK assassination

"I don't regret anything, honestly," Trump said. "It all worked out, very nicely."

This Week in Politics: Trump campaigns for Ted Cruz, John Bolton meets with Vladimir Putin

The country will focus on the upcoming midterm elections this week while political controversies play out in Congress, Moscow and New York state court.
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Mic Daily: Beto O’Rourke’s and Ted Cruz’s debate gets heated — and other news of the day

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

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.

Tucker Carlson is the latest conservative having trouble dining out at restaurants

“I can’t really go to a lot of restaurants anymore because I get yelled at,” the Fox News host said.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump says he won’t take responsibility if Republicans lose the House

“No, I think I’m helping people,” Trump said in response to a question about whether he bears any responsibility for potential Republican losses.

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."

Ted Cruz declines to participate in televised town hall after Beto O’Rourke turns down debate

Despite a similar offer extended to incumbent Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, CNN announced in a statement that the Republican’s camp had declined to participate.

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.

2018 Midterms: The 5 races ‘Mic’ is watching closely — and why you should follow them, too

Can Trump effectively be stopped in his tracks? Is the #Resistance working? Is the perceived Trump backlash real? Will Trump’s angry base rise again?

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.”

This Week in Food and Travel: Did the Trump administration secretly create an anti-marijuana group?

CBD-infused soda, the tiny house travel trend, legalizing street food vending in California and more.

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Mic Daily: Supreme Court forces anonymous political donors into the light — and other news

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Ted Cruz has a history of using food to scare people into voting for him

At a recent campaign event, Cruz said, "If Texas elects a Democrat, they're going to ban barbecue across the state of Texas."

Ted Cruz attacks Beto O’Rourke for calling on Dallas police to fire officer accused in killing

"She may have been in the wrong ... but I don’t think we should jump to conclusions,” Cruz said.

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.

How private prisons are benefiting from Trump’s hardline immigration policies

Companies that operate private immigration detention centers donated to Trump — and they've seen a boost from his policies.

Ted Cruz is in trouble in a tight Texas Senate race, new poll finds

A Quinnipiac poll published Wednesday found Cruz leading his Democratic opponent, Rep. Beto O’Rourke, 47% to 44% — within the poll’s 3.6-point margin of error.

4 questions the Texas primary elections may begin to answer

The future of U.S. politics will begin to take shape as ballots are cast Tuesday.

Graham-Cassidy appears dead, with third Republican voicing opposition to health care bill

“Health care is a deeply personal, complex issue that affects every single one of us and one-sixth of the American economy."

Republicans may vote on their health care bill without a full CBO score

This could change the precedent for how the effects of legislation are considered before they're voted on.