Elections

Progressive lawyer Boudin wins San Francisco's DA race

Nov 10, 2019

Chesa Boudin, the son of anti-war radicals who went to prison for murder, has won San Francisco's tightly contested race for district attorney by campaigning to overhaul the criminal justice system

3rd-party bid? Gabbard's denials don't ease Democrats' fears

Nov 7, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard is making her fellow Democrats nervous that she will mount a third-party bid for the presidency

The Latest: UK minister resigns amid probe over aide

Nov 6, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared his main rival to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as he prepares to officially launch the governing Conservative Party's campaign for the Dec. 12 election

Group says political misinformation on the rise on Facebook

Nov 6, 2019

An advocacy group tracking misinformation says it has found an increase in fake political news shared on Facebook ahead of the 2020 presidential elections

The Latest: Labour's Lindsay Hoyle elected new speaker

Nov 4, 2019

Long-serving Labour Party lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle has been elected the new speaker of Britain's House of Commons

Progressive group to spend $70M targeting Trump online

Nov 4, 2019

A progressive organization plans to spend more than $70 million targeting Donald Trump online, a move that comes amid worries that Democrats aren't doing enough to counter the president's massive ad spending on Facebook and Google

From toast of town to toxic: Facebook CEO on outs with Dems

Nov 4, 2019

From toast of town to toxic: Facebook CEO is on the outs with Democrats

Japan justice minister resigns in election payments scandal

Oct 31, 2019

Japan's justice minister has resigned over election payment allegations involving his wife, also a lawmaker, and about his own reported gift-giving, becoming the second Cabinet minister to step down in a week

Filing period opens for New Hampshire's presidential primary

Oct 30, 2019

The lengthy list of 2020 presidential hopefuls has started growing longer as the filing opened Wednesday for New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary

Threat to US elections not limited to Russia in 2020

Oct 30, 2019

Russia may try to sway next year's election, but U.S. officials are also concerned about China and Iran

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