Judicial elections

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn sits in the East Room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser during an Oval Office meeting in the days after the 2016 election, according to three former Obama administration officials. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 08, 2017 - 11:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser during an Oval Office meeting in the days after the 2016 election, according to three former Obama administration officials. The information on Monday, from officials who requested...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2016 file photo, then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between Russia and one of its key advisers is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised. Yates is testifying May 8, 2017, before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
May 08, 2017 - 9:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russia is set to speak publicly Monday for the first time about the concerns she raised. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is testifying before a Senate...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2016 file photo, then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between Russia and one of its key advisers is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised. Yates is testifying May 8, 2017, before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
May 08, 2017 - 5:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russia is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is testifying Monday before a Senate...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2016 file photo, then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between Russia and one of its key advisers is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised. Yates is testifying May 8, 2017, before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
May 08, 2017 - 3:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russia is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is testifying Monday before a Senate...
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FILE- In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, Asian Olympic leader Kuwaiti Sheik Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the Washington Hilton, in Washington. Ahmad denies claims in a U.S. federal court that he bribed FIFA voters.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 29, 2017 - 11:04 am
GENEVA (AP) — Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait has denied claims made in a U.S. federal court that he paid six-figure bribes to FIFA voters. "Sheikh Ahmad is very surprised by such allegations and strongly denies any wrongdoing," the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said...
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Roy Moore smiles before announcing his Alabama Junior Senate race candidacy on April 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. Moore, who was the suspended Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, said he filed paperwork to resign that position. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 5:46 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's entry into the U.S. Senate race adds another layer of drama to what's already expected to be a rollicking special election to fill the seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The fiery Republican jurist's stands...
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April 21, 2017 - 11:53 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed two Republican bills — one that tries again to shift authority away from Cooper to administer elections and a second that would prevent him from filling upcoming appeals court vacancies. The vetoes were received Friday by...
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Ledell Lee appears in Pulaski County Circuit Court Tuesday, April 18, 2017, for a hearing in which lawyers argued to stop his execution which is scheduled for Thursday. Unless a court steps in, Lee and Stacey Johnson are set for execution Thursday night. Lee was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing Debra Reese with a tire iron in February 1993 in Jacksonville. (Benjamin Krain/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
April 20, 2017 - 2:01 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first execution in nearly 12 years wasn't thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here, but instead by a state Supreme Court that's been the focus of expensive campaigns by conservative groups to reshape...
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April 08, 2017 - 4:27 am
SEATTLE MAYOR-SEX ABUSE LAWSUIT-THE LATEST The Latest: Attorney: Mayor not being truthful about claims SEATTLE (AP) — An attorney for a man who claimed Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused him decades ago — allegations Murray has forcefully denied — says Murray isn't being truthful. A lawsuit...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks to reporters before the vote to confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 7, 2017. Gorsuch is headed for confirmation on Friday after Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 07, 2017 - 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump's nominee following a corrosive partisan confrontation that could have lasting impacts for the Senate and the court. Vice President Mike Pence was presiding...
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