Stories tagged: candidate
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
Despite being labeled a “devotee of Bigfoot erotica,” a Republican candidate won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
In the last days before the Nov. 6 election, the Idaho Republican Party has accused the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor of encouraging and harboring an internet troll.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
A campaign urging Republican Sen. Susan Collins to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has generated more than $1 million in pledges, money that would go to her opponent …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Jair Bolsonaro, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, was stabbed on Thursday during a campaign event, though officials and his son said the injury is not life-threatening.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn’t old enough to vote, let alone drive.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Meridian police arrested an Idaho Senate hopeful last week after he allegedly interfered with their efforts to serve a narcotics warrant at his home, according to court documents.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Gov. Scott Walker hasn’t officially endorsed anyone in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, but there are numerous signals that his preferred candidate is state Sen. Leah Vukmir.
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott appears ready to jump into Florida’s Senate race, setting up a high-profile showdown against incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson.
Mon., March 5, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
In another year, Henri Falcon might be just another middle-of-the-pack presidential candidate in Venezuela. He’s far from the most popular opposition leader. He’s a dull speechmaker. The parties that back …
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak’s campaign office says she was doused with water and knocked to the ground in an assault on Sunday.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
A prominent Venezuelan politician appeared to be breaking ranks on Tuesday with the opposition coalition by challenging leader Nicolas Maduro in the upcoming presidential election.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 10 a.m.
Officials in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero say a state assembly candidate has been killed just days after another office seeker was shot to death in the same city.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
President Donald Trump is pledging “total support” for a Pennsylvania lawmaker trying to keep a House seat in the Republican column in the first congressional race of the year.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
Catalonia’s main separatist parties said Wednesday they have agreed to re-elect fugitive Carles Puigdemont as president of the region later this month, although how to make that legally possible is …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
As Democrats nationwide encourage Oprah Winfrey to seek the presidency in 2020, those closest to the media mogul are sending mixed messages about her political intentions.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 5 p.m.
The man who ran Roy Moore’s failed campaign for the U.S. Senate is running for Congress in Alabama.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
A candidate who wants to replace U.S. Rep. John Conyers in Congress has filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, alleging the 11-month delay in holding a special …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin, who has been fighting President Trump’s travel ban, has announced he will run for U.S. Congress.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
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, 7:29 p.m.
Michigan’s Republican governor announced Friday that Democrat John Conyers’ congressional seat won’t be filled until the regularly scheduled November election, leaving it vacant for nearly a year.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
There has been no official word yet as of Sunday evening on the whereabouts of an Egyptian presidential hopeful who flew home from the United Arab Emirates 24 hours ago.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
An Egyptian presidential hopeful living in the United Arab Emirates arrived in Cairo on Saturday, airport officials said, just days after he announced his plans to run for president in …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
News that a sitting California senator is being investigated for sexual harassment against a young female employee has put a fresh spotlight on a legislative leader this week as he …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 1:04 p.m.
Though Jimmy Tingle has long made biting political humor a staple of his stand-up routines, he insists his dive into Massachusetts politics is anything but comic relief.
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
In an hour-long interview at Bloomberg headquarters in New York, Bolsonaro, the firebrand, former army captain who’s soaring in polls 12 months ahead of Brazil’s presidential election, reels off any …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
There’s one person running for mayor of Manhattan, Montana, and he only needs to vote for himself to win.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist laid out his political agenda Thursday to hundreds of supporters in Meridian while kicking off his statewide tour to visit all of Idaho’s 44 counties …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Authorities say the wife of a southwestern Idaho man whose fringe run for Idaho governor resulted in a Republican primary debate that drew national attention died due to dehydration.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
A reporter said the Republican candidate for Montana’s sole congressional seat “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election.