Election Center



Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Fredericksburg, Va.,  Aug. 20, 2016. (Gerald Herbert / Associated Press)

Trump’s nuclear talk has ‘been shock therapy’

Donald Trump has suggested America use nuclear weapons to bomb the Islamic State. He has proposed that Japan and maybe even Saudi Arabia build their own arsenals. And he may have weakened the deterrent effect of nuclear bombs in Europe by suggesting a Trump administration would not come to the aid of NATO members who owe the alliance money.

Continue reading this story »











Kellyanne Conway, left, campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, attends his Hispanic advisory roundtable meeting Saturday in New York. A right is Rick Figueroa, first vice president for FINC Firm of Houston. (Gerald Herbert / Associated Press)

Trump may soften on immigration, aides say

Aides to Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the Republican presidential nominee may be reconsidering his campaign promise to round up and deport 11 million people who are in the United States illegally. His new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, was asked on CNN’s “State of the Union” if Trump still wants a “deportation force” to remove everyone in the country illegally.

Continue reading this story »


Sunday Spin 2: One other debate note

Various political geeks and some news media colleagues who were watching the debate on line through a live feed from the SFCC theater knew something that neither I nor live audience knew: In the minutes before the event started, the ...

Continue reading this story »




Trump cancels Aug. 31 events in Oregon

PORTLAND – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has canceled an Aug. 31 rally and fundraiser in Portland. Oregon Public Broadcasting reported that Trump’s Oregon campaign director, Jacob G. Daniels, said the candidate’s recent trip to visit flood-ravaged areas in Louisiana ...

Continue reading this story »





Today’s unusual campaign Tweet 

Found this picture of @GovInslee talking about creating jobs around Washington. #waelex #wagov #LochMess #LochteGate pic.twitter.com/QJBXc6zZq1 — Bill Bryant (@BillBryantWA) August 19, 2016 When you mix Twitter with photo manipulating computer programs and campaign staffs, you can get some strange ...

Continue reading this story »


More


Current elections

Choose an election for the latest information on races and measures, headlines and voting results.

2016 Presidential Election

Democrat Hillary Clinton will face Republican Donald Trump if all goes as expected at their parties’ conventions this summer. Others, including Libertarian Gary Johnson, also will be on the ballot.


Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(509) 747-4422
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile