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Henry J. Gomez

Henry J. Gomez is a national politics reporter for NBC News.

Henry J. Gomez is a national politics reporter for NBC News.

Latest from Henry J. Gomez

4d ago

Former Rep. Jim Renacci announces primary challenge to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

Renacci, who served eight years in Congress, will look to appeal to supporters of former President Donald Trump.

McAuliffe captures Democratic nomination for Virginia governor

The race is expected to be an early test of the nation's political climate a year after the tumultuous presidential election.

Growing number of GOP-led states seek to limit officials' power to respond to next pandemic

The Republican governors of Indiana, North Dakota and Ohio have all had vetoes overridden as they fight to hold on to their authority to manage public health crises.

Bannon has his MAGA megaphone back. GOP candidates know it.

Ambitious Republicans are flocking to Steve Bannon’s podcast for the chance to demonstrate loyalty to Trump and audition for the former president's support.

Republican Rep. Gonzalez, who voted to impeach Trump, warns of a GOP 'recipe for disaster'

The Ohioan called his party's loyalty to Trump and only Trump "baffling."
26d ago

St. Louis lawyer who waved rifle at protesters running for Senate in Missouri

Mark McCloskey joins a Republican primary field that includes former Gov. Eric Greitens.
28d ago

Matt Gaetz equates sex trafficking investigation with earmarks in Ohio speech

At a Republican summit, the Florida congressman railed against the GOP establishment and briefly addressed accusations of "naughty favors."
32d ago

Brad Parscale advising potential primary challenger to Ohio's Republican governor

The one-time Trump campaign manager is advising Jim Renacci as the former congressman decides whether to run against Ohio. Gov. Mike DeWine in 2022.
33d ago

Virginia Republicans nominate Glenn Youngkin for governor

The former Carlyle Group CEO came out on top of the Trump-friendly GOP field after a controversial nominating process.
36d ago

Terry McAuliffe's popularity in Virginia dims some Democrats' hopes for first Black female governor

Jennifer Carroll Foy and Jennifer McClellan — “The Jennifers” — have struggled to gain traction in a Democratic primary dominated by the former governor.
39d ago

Democrats eye a comeback in Missouri, where post-Trump turmoil on display

Recruiting is a challenge in a state Trump won by more than 15 percentage points last year and where Democrats have won only one statewide race in eight years.