Republicans are facing challenges in recruiting Senate candidates, even in states that President Trump won easily in 2016.
Court battles playing out over indigenous voting rights have the potential to tip tight races in states with large native populations and to influence matters of national importance.
President Trump urged North Dakotans to pressure members of Congress to support a plan that he promised to detail within weeks.
Medora, N.D., population 132 — except in summer when 100,000 tourists pour into town to see a musical celebration of Old West values.
The pipeline, which has been the focus of protests for months, is set to run under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s reservation in North Dakota.