Democratic Party Enters 2021 in Power — and Flush With Cash, for a Change

The Democratic National Committee has a roughly $75 million war chest, raising the party’s hopes of keeping power in 2022 and accelerating a Democratic shift in the Sun Belt states.

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Jaime Harrison Said to Be Pick for Next D.N.C. Chair

Mr. Harrison, a veteran of South Carolina politics, was the Democratic nominee against Senator Lindsey Graham and shattered fund-raising records in the race.

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Lindsey Graham Wins a Fourth Term in South Carolina, Beating Jaime Harrison

Mr. Graham, a Republican, fended off Jaime Harrison, a Democrat, whose campaign captured liberal energy — and dollars — from across the country.

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Graham and Harrison Battle Over the ‘New South,’ in Their Final Appeals

As Jaime Harrison called Lindsey Graham a 1950s relic, the Republican incumbent urged voters to re-elect him to help protect a way of life.

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Graham’s Star Turn as Confirmation M.C. Is Marred by Missteps

Facing a tough re-election fight, Senator Lindsey Graham has tried to leverage his role as the ringmaster of confirmation ceremonies. His stream-of-consciousness dialogue has gotten him into trouble.

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Lindsey Graham Leads Jaime Harrison in South Carolina Race, Poll Shows

Mr. Graham, in a tough fight for re-election, is ahead by six percentage points, a Times/Siena College poll shows. President Trump leads Joseph R. Biden Jr. by eight points in a state he won by 14 in 2016.

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Bye-bye, Lindsey Graham? Jaime Harrison Chases a Democratic Dream

South Carolina’s Senate race is a national obsession.

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South Carolina Is Changing. Is It Enough to Put Jaime Harrison Over the Top?

The state hasn’t had a Democratic senator in decades. Mr. Harrison is betting that immigration and growing support from women will change that.

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Jaime Harrison Raises $57 Million as Democratic Cash Floods Senate Races

The amount is the highest quarterly fund-raising total for any Senate candidate in U.S. history and part of an extraordinary surge of money pouring into Democrats’ campaigns.

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How Ginsburg’s Death Has Reshaped the Money Race for Senate Democrats

From Alaska to Maine to the Carolinas, Democratic strategists working on Senate campaigns described a spontaneous outpouring of donations the likes of which they had never seen. A Republican surge is expected as well.

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‘You Would Do the Same’: Graham Is Defiant on Supreme Court Reversal

Senator Lindsey Graham said he would refuse to confirm a Republican’s Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year. Now he is rushing to deliver President Trump’s third justice.

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Jaime Harrison’s Fund-Raising Total Adds to Democrats’ Impressive Senate Hauls

Mr. Harrison raised nearly $14 million as he tries to unseat Lindsey Graham in South Carolina, and Ms. McGrath, who is challenging Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, brought in $17.4 million.

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Has Lindsey Graham Become Too Trumpy for South Carolina? Not So Fast

Democrats are mounting a vigorous Senate campaign, backing Jaime Harrison, a candidate with strong fund-raising. But as they argue that Mr. Graham has become too conservative for the state, the senator has gained supporters.

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Democrats Show Fund-Raising Energy in Key Senate Races

In contests in Kentucky, South Carolina, Kansas, Maine, Colorado and Arizona, Democratic candidates raised more money in the first quarter of 2020 than their Republican opponents.

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