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Seth McLaughlin, a reporter on the Politics Desk, can be reached at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter: @SethMcLaughlin1

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"I've been clear that I believer we'll pick up the House," said Rep. Ben Ray Lujan. "I never said it would be easy, I always said that it would be tough and that we'd have to fight for every seat," he said. He is the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The midterm election is Nov. 6. (Associated Press)

60 House Democrats raise over $1 million for midterm races

Sixty House Democratic candidates raised more than $1 million apiece for their campaigns over the last three months, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced Thursday, putting them on firm financial footing roughly a month before the midterm elections. Published October 4, 2018

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., waves to another member of the committee during a hearing of the the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs for Steven D. Dillingham to be Director of the Census, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Sen. Kamala Harris makes fundraising pitch for Sen. Joe Donnelly

Sen. Kamala Harris of California is pleading with voters to chip in money to help defend Sen. Joe Donnelly, the vulnerable Indiana Democrat who has come under fire for coming out against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Published October 4, 2018

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks to media during a break in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, with Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

2020 Democrats rush to latch onto Christine Blasey Ford's political coattails

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand claimed a prominent seat in the audience during Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing and rushed to the cameras afterward to proclaim her support for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in high school. Published September 27, 2018

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2006 file photo, U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., speaks at Northeastern University in Boston. On Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, the University of Virginia's Miller Center and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate are set to release the Edward M. Kennedy Oral History Project. It features 19 interviews with the longtime Democratic senator about his Senate career, which spanned almost five decades and 10 presidential administrations. The project also includes nearly 250 interviews with family, friends, colleagues, foreign leaders, journalists, and staffers. Kennedy died in 2009. (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki, File)

Bill Bennett: Where was the liberal outrage over Ted Kennedy?

Conservative icon Bill Bennett said Saturday the uproar over Judge Brett Kavanaugh has exposed Democrats for having a political double standard, asking where was the outcry over former Sen. Ted Kennedy's involvement in a 1969 car crash on Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts that left a woman dead. Published September 22, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the 2018 Values Voter Summit in Washington, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Pompeo tells social conservatives we will lead on religious liberty

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday dismissed critics that panned his decision to address a conference of religious conservatives while vowing that the Trump administration will go to the mat for religious liberty and human dignity across the globe. Published September 21, 2018