Democrat Ralph Northam celebrates his election as governor of Virginia on Nov. 7. Members of both parties are wondering what that race and other recent success for Democrats will mean for the 2018 midterms.
Ryan Clayton of Americans Take Action is corralled by police after he threw Russian flags at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump as they arrived for the Republican Senate Policy Luncheon at the Capitol.
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Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. (center), talks to reporters on Capitol Hill. He decided Tuesday not to seek a third term. Corker is the first Senate retirement of the 2018 election cycle.
Jimmy Kimmel, seen hosting the Academy Awards in February, has been thrown into political hot waters. His name has been invoked by a GOP senator looking to pass an Obamacare repeal and replace bill.
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Judicial nominee John Bush was challenged by senators about his conservative views during a committee hearing but ultimately confirmed by the Senate on Thursday.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-K.Y. (left), and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speak to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
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Nationals Park in Washington, where the Congressional Baseball Game is scheduled to take place Thursday, a day after Rep. Steve Scalise and four others were shot during practice Wednesday.
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