An aide to Rep. Robert Brady, D-Pa., is facing additional charges related to former Rep. Marjorie Margolies’ 2014 campaign. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Former Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, seated, is accused of funneling charitable donations for personal use. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman was accused by a federal prosecutor in his corruption trial of running a “massive scam” in which he funneled charitable donations for his campaign and personal use and lied about it.
The former Texas Republican congressman’s trial began on Monday.
Brendan Kelly is another Democratic congressional candidate who pointed to Republicans’ attempts to repeal the 2010 health care law as a reason for running. (St. Clair County State Attorney Brendan Kelly via Facebook)
Illinois Rep. Mike Bost received a fourth Democratic challenger Wednesday as St. Clair County State Attorney Brendan Kelly announced his candidacy for the state’s 12th Congressional District.
Bost first won his seat in 2014, beating incumbent William Enyart. He won re-election last year with 54 percent of the vote.
Former Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., was among those wounded in the shooting at a constituent event for then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2011. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Survivors of the January 2011 shooting that killed six and severely injured Giffords and 12 others have raised more than $5 million to create a memorial in downtown Tucson.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., was nominated by President Donald Trump to be U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has the support of both senators who beat him at the ballot box as he seeks to be the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand.
President Donald Trump announced he was nominating Brown for the post on Thursday. Brown was an early backer of Trump.
Former Steve Stockman, R-Texas, was indicted by the U.S. Justice Department for violating election law (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo).
Former Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman was formally indicted Tuesday evening on fraud, conspiracy and money laundering charges, the Justice Department announced.
Stockman, who retired after losing a 2014 primary challenge to Sen. John Cornyn, and aide Jason Posey were charged in a 28-count superseding indictment.
John Rogers was part of the National Republican Congressional Committee team that limited the party’s losses in the House to a net of just six seats in last year’s election. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Midterm elections are supposed to be trouble for the president’s party, but House Republicans are confident that if they have a problem, John Rogers can solve it.
Rogers was born in Amsterdam, New York, a small-town about a half-hour west of Albany, but Republican friends know him best for once identifying an unlikely takeover opportunity three hours south in New York City.
California Rep. Darrell Issa will face another challenge from Doug Applegate, a retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel, in 2018. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
No one paid much attention to Doug Applegate’s challenge to California Rep. Darrell Issa until there were only five months left in the campaign, and the Democrat came within 2 points of knocking off the Republican incumbent.
Applegate didn’t waste any time and has already announced his 2018 candidacy, but will more time be enough to put him over the top?
Former Sen. Mary Landrieu now works for Van Ness Feldman, representing clients in the energy industry. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Former Sen. Mary Landrieu has ruled out another run for elected office, and definitely "not ever" again for Senate.
"I've pretty much closed that door," the Louisiana Democrat said in an interview with CQ Magazine. "Definitely not ever again for Congress."