midterm elections

FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer walks into The Smokestack after winning the Democratic primary in Dubuque, Iowa. An often-overlooked battle is under way across rural and working-class America where President Donald Trump’s coalition of blue-collar voters offers Democrats an alternate route to the House majority. Finkenauer reflected on her blue-collar roots at a rally this week alongside the Democratic Party’s strongest liaison to working-class voters, former Vice President Joe Biden. “He shares the belief that every kid who grows up in a working-class family like mine has a right to a bright future,” Finkenauer said as she introduced Biden. (Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP, File)
November 02, 2018 - 7:00 am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — White, working-class voters fueled Donald Trump's rise to the White House, but days ahead of the pivotal midterm elections there's concern that these same voters might abandon the GOP in states including Maine, Iowa and Minnesota. Democrats are targeting 21 House districts...
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Democratic Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema talks to volunteers at a get-out-the-vote phone bank in Phoenix, Ariz., alongside members of the "Veterans for Sinema" group in this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 photo. Both major parties are worrying about so-called “spoilers” as election day nears. In tight races, third party candidates can make the difference by drawing away voters who’d otherwise support the Democrat or Republican. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
November 02, 2018 - 5:24 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Two congresswomen running for U.S Senate in Arizona are crisscrossing the state, raising millions of dollars and trying to exploit every possible advantage to eke out a win in what both sides expect to be a photo-finish race. The wild card: Angela Green, a Green Party candidate who...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island, in Singapore. Asia is paying more attention than usual to the U.S. midterm elections, thanks to Trump. Anxiety hangs over the region on whether a Democratic victory would significantly alter the Trump administration’s major initiatives in foreign policy and trade. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 01, 2018 - 11:27 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hope and anxiety hang over Asia — and north Asia in particular — ahead of Tuesday's U.S. midterm election. President Donald Trump has shaken up Asia, as he has much of the world. Now Beijing, Seoul and other Asian capitals are waiting to see if the Democrats wrest control...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Columbia Regional Airport, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 01, 2018 - 10:21 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump implored voters on Thursday to reject Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and to instead install a Republican in her seat who would fully back his agenda. Trump appeared at a rollicking campaign rally in Columbia, home of the state's largest university, in...
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Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema talks to volunteers at a get-out-the-vote phone bank in Phoenix, Ariz., alongside members of the "Veterans for Sinema" group in this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 photo. Sinema and Republican Martha McSally are taking different approaches to the campaign, with Sinema focusing on retail politics and McSally rallying with high profile Republicans like Donald Trump Jr. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
November 01, 2018 - 9:03 pm
SUN CITY, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally campaigned with Donald Trump Jr. in a Republican stronghold in metro Phoenix. Her Democratic opponent, Kyrsten Sinema, rallied supporters at a phone bank in Phoenix. Thursday's events in the waning days of the campaign for the Senate seat...
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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, waits to speak to students during a stop at the Texas A&M-San Antonio, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in San Antonio. Hurd, one of President Donald Trump’s few Republican critics in Congress is trying to hang on for another term in a Texas swing district. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 01, 2018 - 1:25 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Few Republicans in Congress have publicly criticized President Donald Trump like Will Hurd of Texas, who didn't vote for him 2016 and won't say if he will in 2020. But next week on Election Day, Hurd could end up helping save him. One of just three black Republicans in Congress,...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, file photo, Republican Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach looks on as Democratic gubernatorial candidate Laura Kelly answers a question during a debate in Wichita, Kan. Kobach is echoing President Donald Trump’s assertion that Trump can deny U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents living in the country illegally. Kelly’s campaign declined Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, to comment on Kobach’s comments. (Brian Hayes/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
October 31, 2018 - 9:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican candidate Kris Kobach on Wednesday echoed President Donald Trump's assertion that Trump can deny U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents living in the country illegally, intensifying a focus on immigration in the final days of a close Kansas governor's race. Kobach...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Estero, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Trump is campaigning for Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson for a seat in the Senate. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 31, 2018 - 9:29 pm
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's final rally blitz before the midterm elections (all times local): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump has kicked off his final campaign rally blitz before the midterm elections by accusing the media of sowing division and stoking fears about...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018, file photo, Abigail Spanberger gestures during a debate with Virginia Congressman Dave Brat, R-Va., at Germanna Community College in Culpeper, Va. A woman working for a conservative group that creates undercover "sting" videos tried to infiltrate the campaign of Spanberger, a Democratic former CIA agent who is running for Congress in Virginia, campaign officials said. A campaign manager for Spanberger confronted the woman Wednesday, Oct. 31, and asked her to leave, a video released by the campaign shows. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
October 31, 2018 - 9:18 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A woman working for a conservative group that creates undercover "sting" videos infiltrated the campaign of a Democratic former CIA agent who is running for Congress in Virginia, campaign officials said. A campaign manager for Abigail Spanberger confronted the woman Wednesday...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. King is coming under fire ahead of the midterm election as top Republican officials and campaign donors balk at standing with a Republican congressman who regularly espouses extreme views on race and immigration. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 31, 2018 - 8:08 pm
HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — Rep. Steve King is keeping a low profile. Engulfed in controversy for his past support of white supremacist groups and leaders in light of Saturday's massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue, the Iowa Republican is riding out the closing days of a re-election campaign whose success...
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