Mid-term elections

Taylor Swift performs "I Did Something Bad" at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
October 10, 2018 - 6:54 am
Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift won four honors including artist of the year at the fan-voted show on Tuesday in Los...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, before leaving for Council Bluffs, Iowa to speak at a rally. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 09, 2018 - 8:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in Iowa (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The crowd at an Iowa rally for President Donald Trump is chanting "Lock her up!" about Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California. Trump has alleged that Feinstein, the ranking member of the Judiciary...
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FILE--In t his Sept. 15, 2018, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington, D.C. Democrats are looking to Joe Biden to give their California congressional candidates a boost. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file)
October 08, 2018 - 1:38 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden has said it'll be at least January before he decides on the 2020 presidential race, but the former vice president is keeping his name at the forefront as voters go to the midterm polls in early voting states including South Carolina. In a news release Monday, Biden...
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October 06, 2018 - 10:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The midterm elections are fast approaching and the deadline in Georgia to vote in those races is even closer. The voter registration cutoff for anyone who wants to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm elections is Tuesday. Citizens can visit the Georgia secretary of state's website to see if...
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Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence claimed China had meddled with its midterm elections to unsettle the Trump administration, which Beijing has denied.(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
October 05, 2018 - 3:52 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence claimed China had meddled with its midterm elections to unsettle the Trump administration, which Beijing has denied. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.8 percent to 23,783.72, and the...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Landers Center Arena, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Southaven, Miss. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 03, 2018 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has a message for vulnerable House Republicans tiptoeing around President Donald Trump: Get on board or start packing. The warning comes in a memo from White House political director Bill Stepien, who argues that GOP candidates who try to distance themselves from...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo participants in #RedForEd protest march in Yuma, Ariz. Teachers have been making their mark in the U.S. midterm elections, running in what may be unprecedented numbers and empowered by the successful #RedForEd protests for higher teacher pay and increased school spending. After years of dense education debates over teacher evaluations and the Common Core standards, analysts say the teachers’ complaints about outdated textbooks and teacher shortages are resonating. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP, File)
October 03, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Last September, school speech therapist Kathy Hoffman was settling into the new academic year, working with youngsters in her small classroom behind a playground at Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School in a blue-collar neighborhood outside Phoenix. This year, the political novice is gone from her...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Landers Center Arena, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Southaven, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
October 02, 2018 - 9:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:35 p.m. President Donald Trump is raising questions about the drinking habits of Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy in an attempt to turn the tables on Democrats who have gone after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's beer...
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In this Sept. 28, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s advisers have been sounding a nervous refrain in the lead-up to the midterm elections: Please, Mr. President, just wait. They’re hoping Trump will hold off on a series of actions he’s been itching to take but could hinder Republicans on Nov. 6.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 02, 2018 - 5:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Please, Mr. President, just wait. Donald Trump's advisers have been sounding that nervous refrain in the lead-up to the midterm elections, hoping the president will hold off on a series of actions he's been itching to take, but that could hinder Republicans on Nov. 6. Trump has...
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September 27, 2018 - 4:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Proposals to expand the new tax law by adding incentives for savings and startup businesses have passed the House as Republicans push legislation forward ahead of the approaching midterm elections. The votes Thursday were 240-177 and 260-156, mostly along party lines, to approve a...
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