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Sens. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., left, and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., at a Foreign Relations Committee meeting on Oct. 5, 2017, Menendez's first day back to the Hill since his first corruption trial had started.

Booker joins chorus, calls Menendez’s refusal to resign ‘a mistake’

Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said he expects to beat a federal indictment and criticized those calling for him to resign.

Menendez expects to win ‘biggest fight yet,’ defends seized cash

Rep. Andy Kim, D-N.J.,launched a challenge to Sen. Bob Menendez on Saturday after the senior senator said he would not resign following a bribery indictment.

Kim launches primary challenge after Menendez refuses to quit

Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., faces calls to resign after his indictment Friday on bribery charges.

Menendez rejects New Jersey Democrats’ calls to resign after indictment

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, and his wife, Nadine, were indicted Friday on bribery charges.

Menendez indictment comes with Democrats playing 2024 defense

At the Races: Beyond the Beltway, voters voted

Rep. Mike Lawler, R-N.Y., flipped a seat last year by less than 1 percentage point in a district that Democrat Joe Biden won by 10 points in 2020.

What Republicans from districts Biden won say about budget standoff

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries speaks at a news conference in the Capitol with fellow Democrats Joseph D. Morelle, Katherine M. Clark, Terri A. Sewell and Judy Chu to introduce the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

Harris touts automatic voter registration in visit to Pennsylvania

Virginia Democratic Rep. Jennifer Wexton said Monday she will not run for a fourth term in 2024.

Citing health issues, Wexton decides not to run again

At the Races: Shutdown? Shhh …

At the Races: Who will impeachment hurt most?

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., enters his Capitol office through a back hallway on Tuesday as he returns to Washington following the Senate’s August recess.

Capitol doctor: No stroke, seizure, Parkinson’s in McConnell tests

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell takes questions after taking a break from a news conference because of light-headedness on July 26.

McConnell cleared to continue work by Senate physician

At the Races: Labor Day blues

Rep. Chris Deluzio, D-Pa., gets ice cream at Scoops in Bellevue, Pa., on Aug. 29 after a news conference on fighting "junk fees."

Democrats tout fight over ‘junk fees’ in events across the country

At the Races: Prime time fault lines?

Florida Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, who launched a bid for Senate on Tuesday, campaigns in 2018 in Miami for the House seat she won that year and then lost in 2020.

Mucarsel-Powell enters race to challenge Scott in Florida

At the Races: Inflation confrontation

At the Races: Buckeye fallout

Supporters applaud former President Donald Trump as he speaks at Windham High School in Windham, N.H., on Tuesday.

New Hampshire voters seeing two choices: Trump, or not Trump

David Hogg, a survivor of the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., speaks during the March for Our Lives rally on June 11, 2022.

New PAC wants more people under 35 in Congress, legislatures

At the Races: How to deny opponents airtime

A sign held by a protester outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 13, 2022.

Ohio abortion issue fuels push to make amending constitution harder

At the Races: Riding in a getaway car

U.S. Senate candidate and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks marches in the Towson, Md., July Fourth parade.

Alsobrooks sees kitchen table issues as strength in Senate bid

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in October over redrawing the South Carolina district of Republican Rep. Nancy Mace.

Many redistricting redos pending, but ’24 election outlook unclear

Former New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte listens to Supreme Court nominee Neil M. Gorsuch testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 21, 2017.

Ayotte joins race for governor of New Hampshire after Sununu exits

At the Races: Anti-woke appropriating

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts attends President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address in February.

Voters want Supreme Court ethics rules, liberal groups’ polling shows

At the Races: Donate now, shop later

Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., talks with reporters in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on June 1.

Manchin to speak at ‘No Labels’ town hall in New Hampshire

Former Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., plans to tap public anger about crime on the streets as he runs for governor.

Reichert focuses on crime in bid for Washington governor

Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin marches as grand marshal in the Takoma Park Fourth of July Parade. Raskin said Friday that he would run for reelection to the House rather than seek the state's open Senate seat.

Raskin decides not to run for Senate in Maryland

At the Races: It was so nice, they’re running twice

Former Democratic Rep. Mondaire Jones will seek to challenge GOP Rep. Mike Lawler in New York's 17th District.

Mondaire Jones looking for comeback in New York

At the Races: Redistricting redux

At the Races: Playing to the base

Reps. Anna Paulina Luna, R-Fla., right, and Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., attend a news conference on the investigation into the Biden family's “influence peddling to enrich themselves” on May 10.

Boebert attempt to force Biden impeachment sent to committees

Rep. Anna Paulina Luna, R-Fla., revised her resolution seeking to censure Democratic Rep. Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif.

Schiff censured as GOP could be lining up impeachment votes next

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., is launching a bid for Senate, hoping to succeed retiring Democratic Sen. Thomas R. Carper.

Blunt Rochester enters race for Senate seat in Delaware

At the Races: Censure and sensibility

The House voted on Wednesday to table a measure to censure California Democratic Rep. Adam B. Schiff.

GOP blocked from punishing Schiff for going after Trump

EMILYs List President Laphonza Butler speaks onstage during a Pre-Oscars Breakfast at The Beverly Hilton on March 7 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

EMILY’s List backs Weiss in open California seat

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Mike Gallagher says he will not run for Senate next year despite being encouraged by Senate Republicans to take on Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin.

Wooed by GOP, Gallagher decides against Wisconsin Senate run

Rep. Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., speaks during the Congressional Black Caucus’s National Summit on Democracy & Race on May 9. She is seated between Reps. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, right, and Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y.

Alabama ruling could help Democrats in multiple states

At the Races: Regular disorder

At the Races: Debt drama may not fuel campaign ads

Republican Reps. Thomas Massie of Kentucky and Michelle Fischbach of Minnesota attend the House Rules Committee meeting on Tuesday. The panel took up the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023, which will increase the federal debt limit.

Who is Rep. Thomas Massie, the key debt limit supporter?

At the Races: Survey says what?

An illustration photo shows Twitter CEO Elon Musk's feed on a background of Ron DeSantis as the Florida governor announces his 2024 presidential run on Wednesday.

As presidential field grows, so do GOP warnings against Trump ’24