Campaigns

November 08, 2017 - 2:45 pm
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Three Asian-American political candidates targeted by racist campaign attacks have won New Jersey elections, including one who will become Hoboken's first Sikh mayor. Ravi Bhalla was elected mayor Tuesday, and Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel won seats on the school board in Edison...
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Children wave U.S. and Chinese flags as President Donald Trump arrives at Beijing Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Beijing, China. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 08, 2017 - 6:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump handily won the election a year ago Wednesday. Ask him and he'll tell you about it. Ten months into his presidency, Trump is still focused — some say fixated — on the election that catapulted him to power. Egged on by longtime friends and cable news, he repeatedly...
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November 08, 2017 - 1:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on elections in Georgia (all times local): 1:25 a.m. Two metro Atlanta Democrats will face off in a runoff Dec. 5 to decide who fills the state Senate seat of Democrat Vincent Fort, who stepped down to run for Atlanta mayor. Nikema Williams and Linda Pritchett were the top...
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Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam walks onstage to celebrate his election at the Northam For Governor election night party at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
November 07, 2017 - 10:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Democrat Ralph Northam, a physician by trade and winner of Virginia's acrimonious governor's race, says he will seek to be a healer of divisions and political rancor when he takes...
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In this Nov. 2, 2017, photo, Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, speaks with reporters following a day of questions from the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 07, 2017 - 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says testimony from a former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign gives new insight into Russian efforts to influence Trump's operation. In an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press, California Rep...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calf., answers questions during an interview with Julie Pace, AP chief of bureau in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the Associated Press bureau in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 07, 2017 - 10:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional probes into contacts between Donald Trump's campaign and Russia (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee isn't saying whether the panel has shared information with the special counsel investigating Russian...
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In this Nov. 2, 2017, photo, Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, speaks with reporters following a day of questions from the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 06, 2017 - 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign has acknowledged in testimony to Congress that he had contact with a high-level Russian official while on a trip to Russia last year, according to a transcript released Monday. Carter Page, an unpaid adviser who...
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November 05, 2017 - 1:29 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who became the first governor in U.S. history to survive a recall but flamed out early in the 2016 presidential race, planned to launch his re-election campaign for a third term Sunday at a factory outside of Milwaukee. Walker told The Associated...
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November 04, 2017 - 1:08 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A prominent rights lawyer will run for president in next year's elections, three senior politicians said Saturday The move is unlikely to seriously challenge the incumbent general-turned-president's campaign but will test his popularity at a time of deep economic hardships and a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, John Podesta announces that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will not be making an appearance at Jacob Javits Center in New York. The chairman of Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, veteran of Capital Hill and former chair of the think tank Center for American Progress was the target of three phishing emails in March 2016 at his campaign address and four from March to April 2016 at his Gmail address. The hack and online publication of his email created headlines for weeks and rocked Clinton’s campaign as election day neared in 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
November 04, 2017 - 2:28 am
It wasn't just a few Democrats that the Russian hackers went after; it was an all-out blitz across the Democratic Party. They tried to compromise Hillary Clinton's inner circle and more than 130 party employees, supporters and contractors. JOHN PODESTA Chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016...
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