Congress 2016

Speaker Ryan Wins Primary

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) easily won his primary on Tuesday night, defeating businessman Paul Nehlen. The Speaker won with 85% of the vote to Nehlen’s 15%. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump loomed over the race due to Ryan’s complicated relationship with the brash billionaire. Speaker Ryan initially refused to endorse […]

Bernie Sanders Backs Wasserman Schultz Primary Challenger

Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) has publicly endorsed Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s opponent, Tim Canova. “Well, clearly, I favor her opponent,” he told CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday. “His views are much closer to mine than as to Wasserman Schultz’s,” he told Jake Tapper. Wasserman […]

Pennsylvania Establishment Coalesces Around Katie McGinty

In Pennsylvania, Democrats sense an opportunity to defeat Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) who was elected as part of the Tea Party wave in 2010. There are three major Democratic candidates lining up for an opportunity to take on Toomey in November, Braddock Mayor John Fetterman, former Secretary of Environmental Protection […]

Marco Rubio Returns to the Senate with an Eye on the Exit

Senator Marco Rubio returned to the Senate on Thursday after spending eleven months running for President. While running for President, Rubio did occasionally make an appearance on Capital Hill, but his visits were infrequent. Speaking to reporters, Rubio took himself out of consideration to be the Republican vice presidential nominee. In […]