Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
Republicans likely to heed Trump’s call to repeal Obamacare
Congress is all but certain to seek to repeal parts of the health care overhaul, unwinding the signature achievement of the Obama administration and delivering on one of the Republican …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
Clinton’s campaign was crippled by voters who stayed home
On Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton appears to have been the choice of a plurality of voters to be the next president of the United States. As of this writing, she …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
Obama says he’s heartened by Trump’s call for unity
Conceding his Hillary Clinton’s staggering defeat, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he was heartened by Donald Trump’s call for unity after his stunning victory and “we are now all …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
Clinton: ‘We owe him an open mind, chance to lead’
A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America’s 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the nation proved to be “more divided than we thought” but …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 8:42 a.m.
Cubans fear Trump to reverse opening, army drills announced
Cubans worried on Wednesday that President Donald Trump would throw the United States’ 2-year-old detente with Cuba into reverse, erasing their hopes for a more prosperous future of normal ties …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 8:39 a.m.
With Donald Trump about to learn nation’s deepest secrets, there’s sense of dread in intelligence community
At some point Wednesday, a sober team of analysts will gather their black satchels and secure communications gear and begin making their way toward Donald Trump’s campaign headquarters to give …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 7:44 a.m.
Trump victory sets off protests in California, Oregon
LOS ANGELES – Donald Trump’s presidential victory set off protests early Wednesday by hundreds of people on California college campuses and in Oregon. Police says at least 500 people swarmed …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 7:19 a.m.
Russian media celebrates future US President Trump
MOSCOW – Russian state television channels are reveling in the victory of US president-elect Donald Trump, who has vowed to improve ties with Russia and publicly praised the country’s globally …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 7:14 a.m.
Paul Ryan might not be happy about the first agenda item in Donald Trump’s victory speech
In a brief victory speech early Wednesday morning, Donald Trump devoted only a few words to his specific priorities for policymaking in the next administration. At the top of the …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 12:21 a.m.
Trump claims astounding victory as America’s 45th president
WASHINGTON – Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America’s 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
Trump victory mirrored by nativist movement sweeping Europe
The same nativism that infused Donald Trump’s campaign has a long and sometimes violent history – in Europe, as well as the United States.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:58 p.m.
Nation plays Trump card
Upending the political establishment and shocking pollsters, an avalanche of disillusioned voters handed the White House to Donald J. Trump and control of both the House and Senate to Republicans.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:39 p.m.
A president who has never held office? Eisenhower was the last
The last time we elected a president who had previously never held elected office at any level, our country liked Ike.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
Spokane Valley conservatives call Trump showing a win for workers, the common man
Conservatives gathered in Spokane Valley were ecstatic at Donald Trump’s presidential victory, calling it a win for workers, God and the “common man.”
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Smiles, cheers, excitement – and some surprise – at Spokane County GOP election party
The polls told them it wouldn’t be close. It’s already decided. The election is in the bag. Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States, they heard …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
A startlingly close race after ugly campaign
Capping a presidential campaign of venom, audacity and history, Donald Trump scored major victories in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina on Tuesday, building steam in a stunningly competitive contest with …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
It’s tight into the night: Will Florida, NC, Ohio decide?
America’s ugly and unpredictable presidential election barreled toward the finish Tuesday night, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fighting for Florida, North Carolina and Ohio, three of the nation’s most …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
Judge refuses to issue order in Trump’s Nevada lawsuit
A Las Vegas judge refused to go along with Donald Trump’s move to slap a county registrar of voters with a court order to set aside ballots cast by people …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Susan B. Anthony died without the right to vote. Now people are covering her tombstone in ‘I voted’ stickers.
A new tradition has sprung up around a famous headstone in Rochester, N.Y. In the days leading up to and following an election, the grave marker in Mount Hope Cemetery …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 5:29 p.m.
Election roundup: The latest developments in the U.S. election
Hillary Clinton has won Virginia. The Democratic nominee has captured its 13 electoral votes.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
Risch on endorsing Ted Cruz: ‘I guess’
When Idaho Sen. Jim Risch made one of his frequent appearances yesterday on CNN’s “The Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer, he kind of endorsed Ted Cruz for president – but …
Fri., April 1, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
Sanders supporters to Washington superdelegates: Switch or face challenges
Washington supporters of Bernie Sanders are taking to social media to demand the state’s superdelegates back him after his overwhelming victory in the precinct caucuses Saturday. Those who don’t should …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 6:21 a.m.
Sunday Spin: Ideas to rearrange primary system have little shelf life
OLYMPIA – Every four years about this time, folks come up with better ways to pick the people who will be the major parties’ nominee for president in the fall.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
This just in: Demo Caucus results
Bernie Sanders won big in the Washington state precinct caucuses.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 6:21 a.m.
Sanders wins Idaho Dem caucuses with 78 percent
When all the county caucuses were done, Bernie Sanders won Idaho’s Democratic presidential caucuses last night with 78 percent of the vote, according to the Associated Press. Hillary Clinton trailed …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 8:51 p.m.
Official results likely hours away for Dems’ caucuses, due to large turnout; anecdotally, Sanders winning big
If you’re looking for the early results from tonight’s Idaho Democratic presidential caucuses, you’re out of luck. Party spokesman Dean Ferguson said no results will be posted until all county …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 7:27 p.m.
Big turnouts reported for tonight’s Idaho Dem caucus
Here’s the latest on tonight’s Idaho Democratic Party presidential caucuses, including big turnouts delaying start times in Ada County: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Democratic Party leaders delayed the scheduled …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
How it works: Tonight’s Idaho Democratic caucus
Democrats head to caucuses in all of Idaho’s 44 counties Tuesday, and organizers expect record turnout for the contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Here are some things to …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Bill Clinton, ‘awful legacy’ and the speech from Spokane on Monday
President Bill Clinton said Monday during a speech at Spokane Falls Community College the last eight years had left “an awful legacy.” But a look at his full speech indicates …
Mon., March 21, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
Sanders urges Idaho Dems to turn out for tomorrow’s caucuses
Bernie Sanders wrapped up an hour-plus speech at BSU’s Taco Bell Arena today with this message: “If we could win here in Idaho, it would send a message throughout this …
Mon., March 21, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Sanders rallies cheering Boise crowd, bashes ‘billionaires buying elections’
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, taking the podium to address thousands of cheering fans at Taco Bell Arena in Boise today, said, “You know, I thought I walked into the …
Sat., March 19, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
Sunday Spin: Democratic superdelegates lean establishment
Look. Up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s … superdelegate.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 6:19 p.m.
WA prez primary ballot: Trump, Cruz, Kasich, Clinton, Sanders and …
The ballot for the May 24 Presidential Primary is set, and 4 Republicans are on it.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
Sanders in Spokane Sunday
Bernie Sanders coming to Spokane Sunday evening as part of Washington swing.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Bernie Sanders sets Boise rally on Monday; Hillary Clinton campaign has Michelle Kwan event in Boise today
With Idaho’s March 22 Democratic Party presidential caucuses coming up fast, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders has announced that he’ll hold a campaign rally in Boise on Monday. Sanders already was …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 7:32 a.m.
Idaho’s first early presidential primary draws a crowd
Here’s our full story today on the final numbers from Tuesday’s Idaho presidential primary election, which drew a surprisingly strong turnout, though all that was on the ballot was the …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Final, unofficial results: Cruz got 45.4 percent
The final, unofficial results are in from yesterday’s presidential primary. With 100,928 votes, Ted Cruz won Idaho’s GOP primary with 45.4 percent, and will receive 20 of Idaho’s 32 GOP …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
With 98% of vote counted, Cruz getting 20 Idaho delegates, Trump getting 12
At this point this morning, 98 percent of the vote has been tallied from yesterday’s Idaho presidential primary election for the GOP and Constitution Party. With 938 of 956 precincts …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:47 p.m.
Cruz wins Idaho primary; full story
Three days after he drew a crowd of thousands to the county fairgrounds in Coeur d’Alene, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stormed North Idaho and the rest of the Gem State …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
With 65% of vote in, Cruz has 43.9% to win Idaho
The latest results, with 621 of 956 precincts reporting - that’s 65 percent - show Ted Cruz winning the Idaho GOP presidential primary with 43.9 percent of the vote. Donald …