Stories tagged: candidate
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Gun by her side, GOP U.S. Senate candidate talks of threats
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.
Gov. Scott poised to jump into Florida’s race for U.S. Senate
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.
Pragmatic candidate livens up Venezuela’s presidential race
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 Sobchak is doused with water
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.
Venezuelan politician to challenge President Maduro
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.
State assembly candidate assassinated in Mexico
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.
Trump pledges ‘total support’ for Pa. House candidate
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.
Catalan separatists agree deal to re-elect Puigdemont
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.
Oprah in 2020? Allies send mixed messages on her future
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.
Roy Moore campaign manager seeks Alabama congressional seat
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.
Candidate for John Conyers’ seat sues Gov. Snyder over special election date
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 announces run for U.S. Congress
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.
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, 7:29 p.m.
Special election announced to fill for Conyers’ seat
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.
Egypt presidential hopeful returns home, whereabouts unclear
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.
Officials: Presidential hopeful arrives in Egypt from UAE
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.
Harassment case puts U.S. Senate candidate under spotlight
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.
No joke: Political humorist Jimmy Tingle running for office
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.
Brazil presidential hopeful says he can win on $315,000
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.
Montana mayoral candidate needs only 1 vote – his – to win
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.
Idaho gubernatorial candidate kicks off 44-county tour
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.
Sheriff: Former Idaho candidate’s wife died of dehydration
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.
Reporter alleges Montana GOP House candidate ‘body-slammed’ him
A reporter said the Republican candidate for Montana’s sole congressional seat “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Canadian on Bonner County ballot gets 250 votes even with name blacked out
North Idaho election workers were forced to cross out the name of a hospital trustee candidate on roughly 13,000 ballots after discovering the woman was Canadian.
Sat., May 13, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Spin Control: Our 8 simple rules for running for office
Filing for office this week? Spin Control offers its eight simple rules for surviving as a candidate.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Rob Quist, Montana Democrat in U.S. House bid, underreports income
The Democratic candidate for Montana’s sole U.S. House seat, a cowboy poet and musician running for public office for the first time, underreported $57,000 in income when he filed federally …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
French far-right candidate Le Pen’s plan: ‘Made in France’
Marine Le Pen, France’s far-right presidential candidate, unveiled her platform Saturday, envisioning a thriving nation “made in France,” with its citizens first in line for state services and the state …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
Bryant on the air with TV ad ahead of primary
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant has released his first TV ad in his campaign against incumbent Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2012, 11:53 a.m.
N. Idaho sheriff candidate hosts cross burning
SANDPOINT — A white power activist campaigning to be the next sheriff of Bonner County hosted a cross burning last week with fellow members of the Idaho Ku Klux Klan.
Mon., March 19, 2012, 6:47 a.m.
N. Idaho white supremacist runs for county sheriff
SANDPOINT, Idaho — A white supremacist in North Idaho wants to be the next Bonner County sheriff, saying federal overreach motivated him to run for the office.