Stories tagged: campaign
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016, 8:01 A.M.
Michael Bloomberg drops big donation to Oregon candidate
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into state Rep. Val Hoyle’s campaign for Oregon secretary of state, raising the stakes in what’s considered the hottest statewide …
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 8:47 A.M.
Bernie Sanders’ money tightens as California race looms
As Bernie Sanders looks toward California to make a defiant final stand, he is bumping up against a dilemma that his campaign has not had to confront in some time. …
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 7:25 A.M.
Trump’s self-funding pledge is fading away
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is building a finance operation that will raise money for the general election, two people familiar with the plan said.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 5:06 A.M.
Election analysis: Ted Cruz ran a good campaign – for 2012
He was the first of 17 Republicans to announce his presidential run in a commanding, preacherlike speech at a religious university.
TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016, 11:51 A.M.
Filipino presidential candidate apologizes over rape comment
The front-runner in the Philippine presidential race apologized Tuesday for a campaign rally remark about wanting to rape an Australian missionary who was assaulted and killed by prisoners during a …
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016, 3:25 P.M.
GOP convention’s rules controlled by small group of delegates
With the Republican Party seemingly headed for a contested convention in July, an obscure committee of 112 delegates could effectively determine the outcome before House Speaker Paul Ryan even gavels …
SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2016
‘Conservative’ has lost all meaning
Once upon a time, when a person identified as conservative, you knew the ideas he or she meant to convey – low taxes, small government, resistance to social change.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016, 11:42 P.M.
Trump rallies highlight divisions
CLEVELAND – In a Republican presidential primary filled with extraordinary moments, a 24-hour stretch that began Friday night stands above them all. Opponents of Donald Trump were so committed to …
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 1:30 P.M.
GOP preview: ‘Softer’ debate? So says Trump, maybe
The chairman of the Republican Party has declared that he wants Thursday’s Republican presidential debate to be “more of a G-rated” event than recent showdowns.
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 12:54 P.M.
Democratic debate: 5 moments that might not have happened without the Spanish-language media
Broadcast simultaneously on CNN and Univision, the nation’s largest Spanish-language network, the Democratic debate kicked off Wednesday night with moderator Maria Elena Salinas speaking a few words of rapid-fire Spanish. …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 11:58 A.M.
Fiorina endorses Cruz
Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t having much luck getting the endorsements of his Senate colleagues, but he has picked up one from a former foe: Carly Fiorina.
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 1:31 P.M.
Mexicans back ex-President Fox in vulgar spat with Trump
Mexicans are backing former President Vicente Fox in his verbal spat with Donald Trump after Fox called the Republican front-runner “crazy” and a “false prophet” and Trump replied that Fox …
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 1:25 P.M.
Campaign notebook: Trump attacks newspapers; Rubio attacks Trump
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says that if he’s elected president, American newspapers should watch out.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 6:36 P.M.
Analysis: Donald Trump’s favorite excuse? It was just a ‘retweet’
Donald Trump has repeated inaccurate and racially charged crime statistics, reposted pledges of support from white supremacists and retweeted dubious questions about the citizenship of his presidential rivals to an …
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 2 P.M.
Ted Cruz dismisses top aide who shared Marco Rubio video
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Monday he asked national spokesman Rick Tyler to resign for tweeting a story alleging that Marco Rubio had disparaged the Bible.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016, 1:40 P.M.
Ted Cruz’s birther issue moves to courtrooms
The debate over whether Canadian-born Ted Cruz is eligible to be president is moving from the campaign trail to the courtroom.
THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016, 4:08 P.M.
Throw Ted Cruz off primary ballot, 2 New Yorkers urge court
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz should be struck from the ballot because he isn’t a “natural-born citizen,” two New Yorkers claim in a birther challenge filed against the junior senator …
THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016, 10:14 A.M.
Despite N.H. loss, Clinton’s delegate lead grows
Bernie Sanders won big in New Hampshire, but Hillary Clinton is still adding to her wide lead in the delegates who will decide the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 4:55 P.M.
Idaho Rep. Labrador backs Cruz for president
Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho, one of the leaders of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, on Wednesday endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for president.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 3:36 P.M.
Donald Trump trails Ted Cruz in latest national poll
For the first time in months, Donald Trump has lost the lead in a major national poll, falling behind Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 1:18 P.M.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley endorsing Marco Rubio for president
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will win South Carolina’s most Republican coveted endorsement of the 2016 presidential race when Gov. Nikki Haley announces her support at a Chapin rally Wednesday evening, …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 9:51 A.M.
Campaign notebook: Cruz says Trump’s lawsuit threat is frivolous
Ted Cruz says if Donald Trump sues him as threatened over a campaign ad, the lawsuit would be dismissed as frivolous.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4, 2015, 5:20 P.M.
Wick sees lead over Wood shrink in Spokane Valley Council race
Ben Wick’s lead shrank to 111 votes over challenger Sam Wood in the race for Spokane Valley City Council. Other incumbents maintained their comfortable leads.
FRIDAY, OCT. 31, 2014
McMorris Rodgers, Pakootas square off in final face-to-face
In his final attempt to fire barbs before Election Day, 5th Congressional District hopeful Joe Pakootas went on the offensive against Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Spokane on Thursday, calling …
MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014, 7:38 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers ethics investigation turns up evidence
WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee said Monday it will not appoint a special panel to investigate allegations that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-highest ranking House Republican, improperly combined …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3, 2012, 10:22 A.M.
More Akin abortion remarks stir criticism
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin is again drawing attention for comments about abortion — this time, for saying that doctors are “giving abortions to women who …
MONDAY, OCT. 1, 2012, 7:13 A.M.
Different green energy ideas from McKenna, Inslee
TACOMA — Climate change may have faded as a national issue, but it remains prominent in the Washington governor’s race. When it comes to incentives and regulations to help green—energy …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 2012, 10:12 A.M.
Candidate for Wash. auditor once accused of theft
OLYMPIA — The Democratic candidate for state auditor was once accused in court files of stealing artwork from the offices of a company where he worked.
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012, 3:51 P.M.
Idaho senator repays state for letter to GOP voters
Campaign finance reports show that Idaho state Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, R-Cottonwood, has reimbursed the Senate for the cost of an end-of-session letter she sent out to Republican voters that touted …
MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012, 7:29 A.M.
Obama fundraiser Thursday in Seattle
SEATTLE — President Obama returns to Seattle Thursday to raise money for his re-election campaign.