Supreme Court is voters' most 'very important' issue

Seventy-six percent of registered voters say that Supreme Court appointments are "very important" to their vote in 2018, according to a new Pew Research Center poll released Wednesday. The result marks the first time since August 2004 that the economy has not been the issue most often deemed "very important" to voters.

New polls confirm battle for Senate is a knife fight

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said this week that the race for control of the Senate is so close it is like a "knife fight in an alley." New polls released on Wednesday back him up, but also show that Republicans are still favored to maintain their control.