midterm elections

In this Oct. 23, 2018 photo Senate candidate Matt Rosendale of Montana makes a speech during a rally in Helena, Mont. Rosendale is in a tight race against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.(AP Photo/Matt Volz)
October 31, 2018 - 7:19 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate in Montana's U.S. Senate race threw his support behind his Republican opponent Wednesday in a surprise move that came in response to an election mailer from an unknown group that appeared aimed at undermining Rosendale's support among conservatives...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, Delaine Belgarde, right, shows the new Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa ID she received free of charge on Oct. 24, 2018, in Belcourt, N.D. It will allow her to vote in November under recently tightened state voter ID rules. The four large American Indian tribes in North Dakota are providing free identification to thousands of members in advance of Tuesday's election. The effort comes in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing the state to continue requiring street addresses on IDs, as opposed to other addresses such as post office boxes. Streets addresses aren't important on reservations, and some feel the rule could disenfranchise thousands of Native American voters. (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson, File)
October 31, 2018 - 3:15 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The four large American Indian tribes in North Dakota are providing free identification to thousands of members in advance of Tuesday's election. The effort comes in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing the state to continue requiring street addresses on IDs...
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This Oct. 23, 2018 photos shows Alyse Galvin, an independent running for the U.S. House in Alaska, greeting Dwayne McKnight at a town hall meeting in Anchorage, Alaska. Galvin is challenging U.S. Rep. Don Young, who is the longest serving current member of the House, was first elected in 1973. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
October 31, 2018 - 2:03 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Independent Alyse Galvin says her 85-year-old, Republican opponent is no longer an effective advocate for the sole U.S. House district in Alaska. Incumbent Don Young counters by touting his 45 years in the House — the longest current tenure among members — as a boon for...
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Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder talks during a Kansas' 3rd Congressional District debate against Democratic challenger Sharice Davids Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 31, 2018 - 12:18 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican incumbent in danger of losing his Kansas congressional seat aggressively portrayed his Democratic foe Tuesday as a radical leftist "rooting against our country" as he tried to turn her criticism of his ties to President Donald Trump against her. GOP Rep. Kevin...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, takes part in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate with U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, in San Antonio. Cruz and Democratic challenger O’Rourke are of differing minds as to whether demographic shifts have changed Texas enough to send a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. (Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool, File)
October 31, 2018 - 12:13 am
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are of differing minds as to whether demographic shifts have changed Texas enough to send a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. Cruz, the GOP incumbent, says even with booming Hispanic growth and other changes making the state more liberal, he's going to...
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October 30, 2018 - 10:37 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's says it's taking a stand against what it calls the Trump administration's regressive policies by rebranding one of its flavors Pecan Resist. The company and its founders are unveiling the limited batch ice cream flavor Tuesday in Washington...
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In this July 10, 2018, photo, U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur speaks about the opioid epidemic during a talk at the Express Scripts mail-in pharmacy in Florence, N.J. In an election that hinges on Trump’s standing, candidates from both parties are tiptoeing around the man in the Oval Office as they deliver closing messages in the nation’s top House battlegrounds. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 29, 2018 - 2:59 am
POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) — In an election that hinges on President Donald Trump's standing, candidates from both parties are tiptoeing around the man in the Oval Office as they deliver closing messages in the nation's top House battlegrounds. There are exceptions. But in many contests will largely...
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President Donald Trump arrives for a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 28, 2018 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is packing his campaign schedule before the midterm elections. Trump's campaign said Sunday that he will hold rallies in Florida and West Virginia later this week. With days to go before Election Day, Trump is seeking to boost Republicans in the face of...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, center, offers the podium to Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., right, at a GOP fundraiser at the Carmel Country Club in in Charlotte, N.C. The freshman congressman is running in a district intentionally drawn to favor Republicans. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 28, 2018 - 10:12 am
Forecasts of a Democratic wave in the midterm elections will be put to the test by Republican gerrymandering of U.S. House districts. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting 85 Republican-held seats across the U.S. as it attempts to gain the 23 seats needed to win control of...
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President Donald Trump arrives for a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 28, 2018 - 6:33 am
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — President Donald Trump mourned the dead and forcefully condemned anti-Semitism after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. But faced with another national tragedy, he did not long turn his focus away from the midterm elections or himself. Nine days...
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