Stories tagged: campaign
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
AP sources: Romney focusing Senate bid on Utah, not Trump
Mitt Romney is preparing to announce a bid for Utah’s Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Lisa Brown surges in fundraising, but Cathy McMorris Rodgers widens money margin in Congress race
Both camps are claiming unprecedented interest and donations in the race to represent Eastern Washington in Congress. The contest between the House of Representatives’ fourth-ranking Republican and the former Democratic …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
Clinton regrets not firing adviser accused of harassment
Hillary Clinton says she should not have let a senior campaign adviser keep his job after a female staffer accused him of sexual harassment in 2007.
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
Trump washes his hands of insurgency against GOP incumbents
President Donald Trump says he’s done campaigning for insurgents challenging incumbent Republican members of Congress.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails
Several people familiar with President Donald Trump’s transition organization say special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has gained access to thousands of private emails sent and received by Trump officials before …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
White House to push merit-based immigration in new campaign
The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation’s largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward …
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
Burundi’s president launches campaign to extend his rule
Burundi’s president launched a campaign Tuesday to support constitutional amendments that could extend his rule despite warnings by his opponents of more violence ahead.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Trump trying to help push Moore across Alabama finish line
President Donald Trump is trying to push embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore across the finish line in Tuesday’s election in Alabama by contending the Democratic nominee would oppose “what …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
CNN corrects report about Trump campaign and Wikileaks tip
CNN had to correct a story on Friday that suggested the Trump campaign had been tipped off early about Wikileaks documents damaging to Hillary Clinton when it later learned the …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Bannon to campaign for embattled Moore in Alabama
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 …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Russia Twitter trolls deflected Trump bad news
Disguised Russian agents on Twitter rushed to deflect scandalous news about Donald Trump just before last year’s presidential election while straining to refocus criticism on the mainstream media and Hillary …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Clinton to campaign for Democrat seeking to succeed Christie
Hillary Clinton will campaign for New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy days after former President Barack Obama campaigned for him.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
A test for Trump’s political muscle in Alabama Senate runoff
President Donald Trump’s political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He’s campaigning for the establishment-backed incumbent over an upstart …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign
In the middle of Donald Trump’s presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide “private briefings” about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Trump to campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange
President Donald Trump says he’s hitting the campaign trail next week for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Lisa Brown, former lawmaker and WSU chancellor, announces 2018 run for Congress
The Democrat, who left state politics in 2013 to serve as chancellor of Washington State University in Spokane, said she believes residents of the district feel out of touch with …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Judge tosses ‘sanctuary city’ proposition from Spokane’s November ballot
The proposal to roll back a Spokane policy prohibiting officers from asking about immigration status will not be before voters following an order from Spokane County Superior Court Judge Julie …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman met with Senate investigators Tuesday, providing his recollection of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Lawmakers intend to question Trump campaign chairman Manafort
The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to question the former chairman of the Trump campaign and will subpoena him if necessary, the panel’s Republican chairman said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
New president’s politicking raises ethics flags
Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Idaho State Bar rebukes attorney over campaign accusations
The Idaho State Bar has reprimanded a former Twin Falls County prosecutor candidate for comments he made against a political opponent.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Bernie Sanders to campaign for Rob Quist in Montana’s U.S. House race
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to campaign on behalf of Rob Quist as he seeks Montana’s lone seat in the U.S. House in a special election next month.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
U.S. Sikhs launch major ad campaign to push back on hate
Sikhs in the United States are launching a million-dollar awareness campaign that aims to stop hate-fueled attacks by explaining more about who they are and what they believe.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Former Downtown Spokane Partnership president files for mayor’s race in 2019
Michael Tedesco, a 38-year-old Spokane native, has filed to run when Mayor David Condon is termed out of City Hall in 2019. Tedesco called for a more collaborative relationship between …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
On ‘thank you’ tour, Trump’s still at war
Rather than projecting inclusiveness and striving to heal the wounds from the bitter election, as past presidents-elect have done, Trump has traveled on his “USA Thank You Tour” only to …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5 p.m.
Shouting match erupts between Clinton and Trump aides
The raw, lingering emotion of the 2016 presidential campaign erupted into a shouting match here Thursday as top strategists of Hillary Clinton’s campaign accused their Republican counterparts of fueling and …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Analysis: Trump campaign’s disdain for civility could leave lasting damage
When a South Carolina congressman shouted “You lie!” during a speech by President Barack Obama in 2009, House members rebuked him for violating norms of civility. After this year’s presidential …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 9:31 p.m.
Trump attacks Clinton over email; she condemns his treatment of women
Hillary Clinton and her allies on Tuesday intensified their attacks on Donald Trump’s character and temperament, as they sought to shift scrutiny away from news that the FBI had revived …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 4 a.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers tepidly allies with Trump, touts policies in Congressional race against Joe Pakootas
Joe Pakootas, the Democratic challenger looking to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in her seventh run for Congress, is trying to tie her to Donald Trump in an attempt to …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
WikiLeaks releases more emails from Clinton campaign chairman
WikiLeaks on Wednesday released almost 1,200 more emails that it said were hacked from the personal account of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, bringing the number of messages posted …