Elections

Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

Aug 19, 2018

Women in U.S. politics have had a record-setting year, winning more primaries for governor, Senate and House seats than ever before

Trump warnings grow from forgotten Republicans

Aug 19, 2018

List of 'forgotten Republicans' grows as Trump GOP takeover crushes dissent

Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

Aug 18, 2018

A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally

Pacifist, socialist leader David McReynolds dead at 88

Aug 18, 2018

Longtime pacifist and socialist activist David McReynolds has died at age 88. McReynolds died Friday in a hospital after suffering a fall in his New York City apartment

Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation

Aug 18, 2018

Minnesota Democrats are endorsing Rep. Keith Ellison in his bid for state attorney general, despite an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend

Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

Aug 18, 2018

Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary

Somali-American candidate: Wants to 'instill hope in people'

Aug 18, 2018

Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota legislator heavily favored to become a new Muslim voice in Congress, says she wants to get people talking about the kind of nation the U.S. should be

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

Aug 18, 2018

Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe

Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

Aug 18, 2018

Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has died following complications from a rare form of cancer

News outlets challenge Maryland online ad law

Aug 17, 2018

News outlets are challenging a new Maryland law meant to fight foreign meddling in online political advertising because they say it creates unfair burdens on media sites that publish such ads

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