Stories tagged: campaign
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 …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 9:39 p.m.
Trump declares war on the Republican Party four weeks before Election Day
Donald Trump declared war on the Republican establishment Tuesday, lashing out at House Speaker Paul Ryan, Sen. John McCain and other GOP elected officials as his supporters geared up to …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Al Gore stumps for Clinton at Florida rally, emphasizes climate change
Retired Democratic warhorse Al Gore was trotted out at a rally in Miami on Tuesday with Hillary Clinton to highlight an issue he has long championed – combating climate change …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016
Amy Goodman: Where is climate change in debates?
The VP debate was held in Virginia. Governors throughout the Southeast were declaring states of emergency in preparation for Hurricane Matthew.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Trump jokes about people who are not conservative Christians: ‘Should we keep them?’
Donald Trump singled out people who were not Christian conservatives at a campaign rally in Iowa on Wednesday afternoon, jokingly asking the audience, “should we keep them in the room?”
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
Trump, Clinton meeting Netanyahu on debate eve
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were meeting separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday, giving the each candidate fresh bragging rights about their knowledge of foreign policy and readiness …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Trump used $258,000 from his charity to settle legal problems
Donald Trump spent more than a quarter-million dollars from his charitable foundation to settle lawsuits that involved the billionaire’s for-profit businesses, according to interviews and a review of legal documents. …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
Clinton camp condemns Trump’s call to disarm bodyguards
Donald Trump was making his usual sarcastic call for Hillary Clinton’s Secret Service agents to be stripped of their firearms when he added an aside to his rally remarks: “Let’s …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Doctor says Trump running mate Mike Pence is healthy
Mike Pence has released a letter from his doctor vouching for his “excellent” health. The letter summarizes the medical history of the Republican vice presidential nominee and says he can …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
Trump tries to repurpose Clinton’s attacks against her
Racist. Divisive. Lacks policy details. Those are the jibes Donald Trump has recently unleashed on Hillary Clinton. If they sound familiar, it could be because she’s lodged those very attacks …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Trump child care plan breaks with conservative orthodoxy
Donald Trump rolled out a plan Tuesday aimed at making child care more affordable, guaranteeing new mothers six weeks of paid maternity leave and suggesting new incentives for employees to …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 5:14 p.m.
Clinton has history of ignoring health – and paying a price
Clinton’s desire to work through illness – and penchant for keeping her health secret – has helped cause the most damaging 48-hour period in her presidential campaign and given fresh …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Clinton spokesman says she’ll rejoin campaign trail Thursday
Hillary Clinton will resume campaign travel Thursday following a bout of pneumonia.