In what will be his third run for President, Donald Trump is running on a platform of many things - including promises to impose term limits. But for some members of Congress - Donald Trump’s time is already up.
How many Senate seats do Republicans need to flip to regain the majority? How many House seats do Democrats need to defend to stay in power? And what will each party do if it ends up on top? Senior National Editor Jon Decker explains.
By Jesse Bedayn, Associated Press/Report for America
Colorado Democrat Adam Frisch is trying to downplay his own party affiliation as he tries to lure Republican voters who he thinks are weary of Rep. Lauren Boebert's brand of what he calls "angertainment." A former city councilman from the posh, mostly liberal ski town of Aspen, Frisch is trying to portray himself as a conservative businessman in his upset bid. GOP voters outnumber Democratic voters 150,000 to 115,000 in the district. Boebert for her part isn't backing down from the firebrand ways that have earned her widespread notoriety, frequent national TV appearances and a spot on the so-called MAGA Squad.
By Claudia Torrens and Vanessa A. Alvarez, Associated Press
The Associated Press interviewed about a dozen migrants who recently arrived in the U.S. and agreed to share documents they received when they were released from U.S. custody while they seek asylum after crossing the border with Mexico. The AP found that most had no idea where they were going, nor did the people at the addresses listed. Customs and Border Protection didn't respond to questions about the matter. But snafus suggest a pattern of Border Patrol agents sending migrants without friends or family in the U.S. to offices that get no notice. The places often don't have space to house migrants. Because those addresses appear on the migrants' paperwork, important notices could be sent there.
Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, a staunch defender of former President Donald Trump, is seeking a second term in office. However, her opponent says she is too extreme for Congress and not focused on prioritizing Colorado’s needs.
The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs announced in early September it would amend its medical regulations for veterans and their beneficiaries to include abortion counseling and allow abortions in certain cases including when a pregnant veteran’s life is at risk, or in instances of rape and incest.