State elections

Senior Congress party leaders welcome their party vice president Rahul Gandhi , second left, with flowers as he arrives to file his nomination papers at party headquarters, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Gandhi, the scion of India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, has submitted nomination papers to succeed his mother as president of the main opposition Congress party that governed the country for decades. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
December 04, 2017 - 7:37 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, submitted nomination papers Monday to succeed his mother as president of the main opposition Congress party, which previously governed the country for decades. No other candidates registered by Monday's dateline, so...
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December 04, 2017 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's travel ban against residents of six mostly Muslim countries (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is applauding the Supreme Court's decision Monday allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a...
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In this Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, photo, Richie Burke and Martha Wickre, who tied in a race for the town commission in Manteo, N.C., are shown here after a coin toss decided the winner. Wickre called heads, and the coin landed on tails so Burke was declared the winner. (Gregory Clark/The Coastland Times via AP)
December 03, 2017 - 12:02 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In Manteo, North Carolina, population about 1,400, the vote for one town commission post was so close that it took nearly three weeks, two recounts, a drawing of straws and a coin toss to settle the election. The town in coastal Dare County is among several in North Carolina...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2016 file photo, Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich. speaks during a House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing on the Flint water crisis on Capitol Hill in Washington. Levin who has served in Congress for nearly 35 years, will not seek re-election to a 19th term. He plans to make the retirement announcement Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, including at his annual holiday party in the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak, according to three Democrats who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity to discuss private talks. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
December 02, 2017 - 1:53 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan announced Saturday that he will not seek re-election to a 19th term in 2018. Levin, whose Democratic-leaning district is in suburban Detroit, said he will teach at the University of Michigan after 36 years in Washington. "I have tried...
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December 02, 2017 - 8:01 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Voters in Atlanta will soon head to the polls for a runoff election to choose the city's next mayor. Regardless of who wins Tuesday's contest, Atlanta will be led by a female mayor for the first time since 2010 when former mayor Shirley Franklin left office. In Tuesday's election,...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, in Dora, Ala. Federal fundraising reports released Friday, Dec. 1, reveal that Moore is losing the battle for campaign cash to Democrat Doug Jones. And he's losing badly. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
December 02, 2017 - 3:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore is fighting to raise campaign money for the final-weeks sprint to Election Day. The Senate candidate's allies say traditional GOP donors have rejected appeals for cash in recent weeks, as Moore has been hit with allegations of sexual misconduct...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch performances during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 30, 2017 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will appear at a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, next week, a move that brings the president less than 20 miles from the Alabama border just four days before a special election that will decide the fate of embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) walks off the field after a 2010 loss to the Washington Redskins, in an NFL football game in Landover, Md. The Giants are changing quarterbacks for first time in more than 13 years. Yes, Eli Manning is not going to start. The Giants announced on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, that Geno Smith will start in place of Manning when the Giants (2-9) face the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
November 29, 2017 - 10:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A unanimous winner of the AL Rookie of the Year Award and runner-up in Most Valuable Player voting, Aaron Judge also received ballots in another election: for New York City mayor. The New York Yankees right fielder was listed on 10 ballots as a write-in candidate for mayor,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, speaks during an event in Manchester, N.H. Former White House strategist Bannon told CNN Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, he is going to campaign for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore at a rally in the state next week, making a strong show of support for the embattled Republican a week before the special election. The announcement came hours after The Associated Press reported that Bannon, who had not campaigned for Moore since days before the Sept. 26 Republican runoff, had no plans to campaign for Moore. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
November 29, 2017 - 3:14 am
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon told CNN Tuesday he is going to campaign for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore at a rally in the state next week, making a strong show of support for the embattled Republican a week before the special election. The announcement came hours after The...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, former White House strategist Steve Bannon speaks at a rally for U.S. Senate hopeful Roy Moore in Fairhope, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 28, 2017 - 7:26 pm
In the days leading up to the heated Republican Alabama Senate primary, former White House strategist Steve Bannon stood with his candidate Roy Moore, triumphantly warning GOP leaders in Washington, "your day of reckoning is coming." Since Moore's primary, the former state Supreme Court judge has...
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