The 2020 race for the White House is already unfolding in the Capitol, with no fewer than six Democratic senators angling for their party’s nomination.
Mitt Romney’s expected return to politics as the next senator from Utah has set off a debate over whether he should actively counter President Trump.
Mr. Tunney seemed to be a rising star in the Democratic Party until a Senate re-election loss sent him into early political exile because of turbulent times.
Republicans are facing challenges in recruiting Senate candidates, even in states that President Trump won easily in 2016.
Joe Arpaio, the polarizing former Arizona sheriff pardoned by President Trump, upended the race to replace Senator Jeff Flake.
The billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer said he will spend $30 million on the 2018 midterms to elect Democrats, with a goal of removing the president.