Stung by their failure to field candidates in crucial House races last year, Democrats are contesting virtually every Republican-held House seat in 2018.
Roy Moore has offered misleading defenses after allegations of sexual misconduct. Doug Jones has exaggerated attacks on his opponent.
James O’Keefe has long struggled for respect from the media and acceptance from the conservative movement. But now he has an ally in the Oval Office.
The president seemed to relish playing a familiar role: the political insurgent, defying foreign policy orthodoxy on behalf of the people who elected him.
Representative Robert A. Brady, a Philadelphia Democrat, has denied that he paid a political opponent $90,000 to drop out of a primary election race.
New filings show that the president’s foundation donated more than $2.2 million to veterans’ groups last year, but it is now in the process of closing.