South Carolina Democrat aiming to unseat Lindsey Graham raises $13.9 million in quarter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The South Carolina Democrat challenging Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham nearly doubled his fundraising this spring, his campaign said on Tuesday, in the latest sign of the mounting campaign hurdles facing Republicans in the U.S. Senate. Jaime Harrison, a former South Carolina Democratic Party chairman, raised $13.9 million during the second quarter […]

Democratic challengers in two tight U.S. Senate races step up fundraising

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic contenders for two Republican-held U.S. Senate seats on Monday said they accelerated fundraising in the second quarter, pointing to their momentum in what were already seen as competitive races. Cal Cunningham, a Democrat challenging North Carolina Republican Senator Thom Tillis, raised $7.4 million between April and June, up from $4.4 million […]

Exclusive: After pandemic, U.S. senators want review of drug supply chain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. senators called for a government analysis of foreign influence in the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain on Tuesday, saying the coronavirus pandemic has exposed an over-reliance on China and other countries for the production of essential drugs. Republican Senator Marco Rubio and Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren will introduce the […]