Alabama Sen. Doug Jones is the only Democratic Senator from the Deep South. Jones is running against Tommy Tuberville. In December 2017 Jones narrowly won a special election to replace former Sen. Jeff Sessions. Now, he faces much tougher odds against Tuberville. Tuberville is a former Auburn University football coach. He has earned President Donald Trump's endorsement. He easily defeated Sessions in a July runoff
The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing the way for a final Senate confirmation vote planned for Monday. This video produced by Jonah Green.
Most US adults say they won't be traveling this holiday season, per September data from Morning Consult. Three-quarters of US adults said they do not plan to travel for or around Thanksgiving. Business Insider reports 72% said the same for the winter holidays as well. Of those who said they will travel, 85% said they are most comfortable traveling by car. This leaves the US travel industry decreasing by 41.0% this year alone.
A new poll is very bad news for Joe Biden. According to the new poll President Donald Trump currently holds a 10-point lead over Biden among military households. The poll was conducted by Morning Consult. It found 52 percent of those who are, or live with, an active-duty service member or veteran saying they would vote for Trump, while 42 percent chose Biden. Morning Consult surveyed 2,711 likely voters in military households from September 6 to September 8.
Former state legislator Jaime Harrison is challenging GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham. He is hoping to take Lindsey Graham's spot for US Senate in South Carolina. Graham is one of the most high-profile Republican Senators and a vocal supporter of Trump. Graham is seeking a fourth term to office in 2020, according to Business Insider. Harrison is putting up a formidable fight in deep-red South Carolina, narrowly outpacing Graham.
Republicans are running short on time, money and options to stop Democrats from winning a majority of seats in the U.S. Senate, in an election that is now only two weeks away. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
The United States is likely to have enough safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines available to inoculate the most vulnerable Americans by the end of 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Wednesday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.