Judicial elections

President Donald Trump pauses during a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 13, 2017 - 10:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer, characterizing it as standard campaign practice and maintaining that "nothing happened" as a result of the June 2016 sit-down. The remarks in Paris during a joint news conference with French...
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President Donald Trump pauses during a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 13, 2017 - 9:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer, characterizing it as standard campaign practice and maintaining that "nothing happened" as a result of the June 2016 sit-down. The remarks in Paris during a joint news conference with French...
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Top vote-getters by position for the 2017 MLB All-Star Game
July 03, 2017 - 12:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge, Carlos Correa and Nolan Arenado led a new generation of All-Stars, among 12 first-time starters elected by fans for the July 11 game at Marlins Park. "I've got to call my family and tell them to book a flight to Miami. They're going to be excited," Judge said after...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 19, 2017 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up a momentous fight over parties manipulating electoral districts to gain partisan advantage in a case that could affect the balance of power between Democrats and Republicans across the United States. At issue is whether Republican lawmakers in...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 19, 2017 - 12:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court consideration of a legislative redistricting case (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel (SHIH'-mehl) is praising the Supreme Court's decision to put on hold an earlier ruling that new legislative maps be drawn. The...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 19, 2017 - 9:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court consideration of a legislative redistricting case (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The Supreme Court is wading into the thicket of partisan redistricting in a case from Wisconsin. The justices say Monday they will decide whether Republican lawmakers...
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June 15, 2017 - 5:44 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a continuing legal case contesting the ability of legislative Republicans in North Carolina to cut the new Democratic governor's powers to administer elections (all times local): 5:45 p.m. North Carolina's new Democratic governor is appealing a judicial panel's...
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June 14, 2017 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans say they think President Donald Trump has little to no respect for the country's democratic traditions, according to a new poll that underscores the difficulty Trump faces in uniting a country deeply divided about his leadership. The new survey, conducted by the...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 14, 2017 - 4:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on probes into possible contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russia (all times local): 8:55 p.m. It took about 24 hours, but the White House has knocked down speculation that President Donald Trump considered firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller. The...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 13, 2017 - 8:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on probes into possible contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russia (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump "has no intention" to fire the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Spokeswoman Sarah...
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