Primary elections

FILE-In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., talks to reporters as he returns to his office from a vote, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Taking on a crowd of jeering union workers, standing up to a charismatic Democratic opponent on his home turf or lecturing upper management of one of the world's largest corporations, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker has rarely backed down from a fight. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 26, 2017 - 5:52 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taking on a crowd of jeering union workers, standing up to a charismatic Democratic opponent on the man's home turf or lecturing upper management of one of the world's largest corporations, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker has rarely backed down from a fight. So it came as little...
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October 22, 2017 - 10:07 am
These are state-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump's Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating voter fraud. The information indicates whether a state is willing to comply with, is denying or is undecided on the...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2017 file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during a press conference to make an announcement for the city to host the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games 2028, at Stubhub Center in Carson, outside of Los Angeles, Calif. Garcetti is taking his argument on the road, but he doesn’t want you to assume he steering himself toward the White House. The mayor of the nation’s second largest city has been traveling nationally to raise money and campaign for other Democrats. He’s making the rounds Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Democratic Party’s annual meeting in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
October 22, 2017 - 8:11 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking his argument on the road, but he doesn't want you to assume he's steering himself toward the White House. At least not yet. "I have a job I love," Garcetti said as he makes the rounds at the Democratic National Committee's annual meeting in...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo, Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez speaks at a protest against President Donald Trump's new travel ban order in Lafayette Square outside the White House in Washington. Navigating ongoing rifts on the political left, Perez said party unity is crucial in the fight against Trump, whom he lambasted as an “existential threat” to the nation. “We have the most dangerous president in American history and one of the most reactionary Congresses in American history,” Perez said as he addressed the first national party gathering since his election in February. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
October 21, 2017 - 6:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trying to quell accusations that he is ousting activists from the party's left flank, Democratic Chairman Tom Perez told fellow Democrats on Saturday that unity is crucial in the fight against President Donald Trump, whom he lambasted as an "existential threat" to the nation. "We...
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Former U.S. President George W. Bush speaks at a forum sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute in New York, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
October 20, 2017 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief — but without mentioning him by name. Remarks on the same day by former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama...
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Steve Bannon, former strategist for President Donald Trump, speaks at a campaign rally for Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Ward is running against incumbent Republican Jeff Flake in next year's GOP primary. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
October 18, 2017 - 3:21 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Steve Bannon leveled a blistering attack on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans at an Arizona fundraiser for a GOP primary challenger to incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake. The former chief strategist to President Donald Trump heaped disdain on McConnell...
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October 17, 2017 - 4:24 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on actions by the North Carolina legislature to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of an elections bill that would cancel judicial primaries next year and lower ballot-access thresholds for third-party and unaffiliated candidates (all times local): 4:05 p.m. More...
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October 16, 2017 - 8:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The political action committee affiliated with Steve Bannon is supporting a retired Marine over a veteran legislator in Wisconsin's Republican Senate primary. Officials with Great America PAC say it is backing Kevin Nicholson over Leah Vukmir in the race to face Sen. Tammy...
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Opposition members react as the President of Venezuelan National Electoral Council Tibisay Lucena announces that the candidates for the ruling socialist party have won a majority of the 23 governors' offices up for grabs in regional elections at opposition headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela Oct 15, 2017. Pro-government electoral council president Tibisay Lucena says opposition candidates won just five of 22 races where the results are considered irreversible. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
October 16, 2017 - 8:06 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Voting sites were shifted to distant neighborhoods with rampant crime. Ballots featured the faces of opposition candidates who lost in primaries. The government-stacked National Electoral Council denied monitoring accreditation to one of Venezuela's most important...
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October 16, 2017 - 7:28 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Republican-controlled legislature in North Carolina meeting to consider another veto issued by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper (all times local): 7:30 p.m. North Carolina's Republican legislature is close to overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of another...
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