Elections

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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 9:49 am
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press Eds: Adds Bishop march of victory in 5th paragraph, edits punctuation in McCready quote in penultimate paragraph. With AP Photos. AP Video. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting...
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September 10, 2019 - 9:57 am
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press . FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Republicans are hoping an eleventh-hour pep talk from President Donald Trump will propel them to a special election victory Tuesday in a GOP-friendly House district in North Carolina, a race that could illuminate their chances of retaking...
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September 06, 2019 - 5:26 pm
By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press . PHOENIX (AP) — The head of the Arizona Republican Party faced a backlash Friday after sending a fundraising email that said Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kelly, who rose to prominence when his wife was shot in the head, will be stopped "dead in his...
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August 20, 2019 - 9:28 am
By BRIAN SLODYSKO and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats still shaken by the 2010 tea party wave that netted Republicans six governors' offices, flipped 21 statehouse chambers and drove nearly 700 Democratic state legislators from office are mounting a comeback, pouring...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:54 pm
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Monday's announcement that yet another Republican congressman is retiring highlights the GOP's growing struggle to win the House majority next year and the shifting political leanings of Texas, the nation's second-largest state. Democrats' burgeoning...
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July 26, 2019 - 2:34 pm
By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — In a federal court filing, lawyers for election integrity advocates accuse Georgia election officials of intentionally destroying evidence that could show unauthorized access to the state election system and potential manipulation of election results...
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July 25, 2019 - 11:34 am
By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge is considering whether to order Georgia to immediately stop using its outdated voting machines, even as state officials prepare to announce their replacement. A lawsuit filed by election integrity activists argues that the paperless...
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Jeff Katz
July 09, 2019 - 11:54 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Trump's push for a citizenship question on the U.S. census, saying the president is just trying to "Make America White Again." She also said the question is "not what our founders had in mind." Pelosi said in a press conference, "they want to make...
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Jeff Katz
June 13, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Candi CdeBaca won a runoff race last week against former Denver city council president Albus Brooks, and she did so by promising to impose communist policies “by any means necessary.” CdeBaca defeated Brooks 52.4 percent to 47.6 percent, though not all ballots have been officially counted. Military...
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June 06, 2019 - 11:52 am
By GARY PRUITT, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reaffirmed his staunch denial that his government meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, adding that Moscow has no intention of interfering in any future votes, either. Speaking in...
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