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The sex politics roiling the GOP are coming to a head in Missouri this week as Trump rallies for a Senate candidate

President Donald Trump's visit to Missouri may draw unwanted attention to a series of GOP sex scandals Josh Hawley is attempting to distance himself from.
Melania Trump stands with her husband Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016.

The GOP is getting roasted for putting Melania Trump and Karen Pence on a list of women Trump appointed to high-ranking positions

Neither the first lady nor the second lady hold positions that are filled by political appointees.

Democrats have a clear path to retaking the House if 4 things fall into place

Pollsters and political strategists in both parties are predicting that Republicans will lose their majority in the US House this fall.

The RNC is reportedly paying Trump’s former bodyguard $15,000 a month from a ‘slush fund’

Keith Schiller, President Donald Trump's former bodyguard and confidante, has been paid $15,000 per month by the RNC since he left the White House.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump surrounded by Republican lawmakers.

Why Republicans have little incentive to support gun-control legislation

The vast majority of Republican lawmakers are staunchly opposed to any form of gun regulation, and many push to roll back gun control laws.
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School attend a memorial following a school shooting incident in Parkland, Florida, U.S., February 15, 2018. Picture taken February 15, 2018.

A top GOP donor says he won’t write another check to Republicans until they support an assault weapons ban

In the wake of the Florida shooting, a top GOP donor is threatening to withhold funds from Republican lawmakers unless they support an assault weapons ban.
Ivanka Trump and Sen. Marco Rubio

Ivanka Trump and Marco Rubio want a paid family leave plan that critics say will hurt women

Ivanka Trump is teaming up with Sen. Marco Rubio to put together a paid family leave plan that would be funded through Social Security.

Democratic challengers are vastly outraising House Republicans — and the GOP is worried

Over 40 House Republicans were outraised by at least one of their Democratic challengers in the last quarter of 2017, a bad sign for the GOP's midterm prospects.
Trash truck

Train carrying GOP members of Congress collides with truck, leaving one person dead

A train carrying Republican lawmakers to a retreat in West Virginia collided with a truck on Wednesday morning.