Stories tagged: campaign
Mon., June 11, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Legal pimp seeks office in Nevada as some push brothel bans
A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you can legally pay …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe
Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday huddled in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into ‘spygate’
President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel’s Russia investigation as “spygate,” part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
Balukoff vs. Jordan
With Idaho’s 2018 primary election just around the corner, Idaho Democratic gubernatorial candidates A.J. Balukoff and Paulette Jordan spoke in separate interviews with the Daily News in the past two …
Wed., May 9, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Big donations disclosed in lead up to Idaho primary
Big bucks are driving Idaho’s upcoming big election.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 8:07 a.m.
Mick Mulvaney does not want you to see complaints against banks that bankrolled his campaigns, report says
A review of Mulvaney’s campaign contributions finds some overlap between the two issues: Eight of the 10 companies subject to the most consumer complaints about their banking practices contributed to …
Wed., May 2, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Jordan: Campaign email wasn’t meant to mislead Idaho voters
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan is not apologizing for sending a campaign email that critics argued misled voters into thinking she had been endorsed by the Idaho Democratic Party.
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Money pouring into race between Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown
The congresswoman once again posted a higher fundraising total for the first three months of 2018 than her Democratic rival, but the Democrat is continuing to surge. Federal Election Commission …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 2 a.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers campaign reports record-breaking fundraising to start 2018
The congresswoman is trading fundraising boasts with Democratic challenger Lisa Brown. Ahead of final filings, the Republican congresswoman reported raising more than $800,000 for her re-election during the first three …
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
Lisa Brown reports raising $1 million; Cathy McMorris Rodgers draws big crowd
Both women vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress touted their campaigns’ enthusiasm this week, with Lisa Brown crossing a fundraising threshold only two of her Democratic predecessors have matched …
Thu., March 22, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Mueller examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump campaign ties
Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
Trump names campaign manager for re-election bid
President Donald Trump has named former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election 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 …