United States general election

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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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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October 27, 2018 - 8:40 am
MEBANE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's energized and financially flush Democratic Party is casting its get-out-the-vote net this year into areas it once ceded to rivals. The party is hoping to wrest the legislature from Republicans and end a long-running battle between lawmakers and the executive...
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Former President Barack Obama speaks during a rally in Detroit Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Obama criticized President Donald Trump's tenure in office Friday in a fiery speech in Milwaukee that took aim at him and other Republicans for "making stuff up." (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
October 27, 2018 - 6:30 am
DETROIT (AP) — Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's tenure in office Friday in fiery speeches in Milwaukee and Detroit that took aim at him and other Republicans for "making stuff up." The speeches were among Obama's sharpest and most direct takedowns of Trump's...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, file photo, a group of voters fill out their ballots at a table rather than wait for an empty voting booth at the Civic Center in Dodge City, Kan. After moving Dodge City, Kansas' sole polling site outside city limits, local election officials sent newly registered voters an official certificate of registration that lists the wrong place to cast a ballot in the midterm election. It is the latest election snafu to surface in this iconic Wild West town where Hispanics now make up the majority of the population. (Michael Schweitzer/Dodge City Daily Globe via AP, File)
October 26, 2018 - 6:07 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Moving the only polling site in Dodge City, Kansas, outside the city limits will make it more difficult for the city's majority Hispanic population to vote because they tend to have less access to transportation and flexible work schedules, according to a federal lawsuit filed...
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HOLD FOR STORY - In this Oct. 25, 2018 photo, Brendan Kelly, Democratic candidate for Illinois' 12th congressional district, shakes hands with a voter at a town hall at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)
October 26, 2018 - 4:02 pm
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Democrat Brendan Kelly listened as the people crowded inside a Southern Illinois University conference room talked about how trouble at the Carbondale campus has brought trouble for the whole region. Decreasing enrollment means jobs aren't filled when employees quit or...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 file photo shows President Donald Trump and Montana State Auditor Matt Rosendale, who is running against Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., shaking hands during a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar in Missoula, Mont. Conservative groups linked to wealthy donors are saturating Montana airwaves with ads attacking Tester as they try to capitalize on Trump's feud with the lawmaker. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 26, 2018 - 2:26 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Spending in Montana's U.S. Senate race has hit $60 million and shattered a state record as conservative groups funded by wealthy donors saturate the airwaves with ads attacking Democratic Sen. Jon Tester and seek to capitalize on President Donald Trump's feud with the...
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