Stories tagged: Election
Thu., April 28, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
Sanders, Kasich visit Oregon as presidential hopes slip
Democrat Bernie Sanders’ struggling campaign returned to Oregon to make sure he can count on the state’s progressive voters in the May 17 primary.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday that former House Speaker John Boehner let his “inner Trump come out” when he called Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh” during a talk to …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s room at Trump hotel, posts video
Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump’s offer and used the women’s restroom at one of his luxury buildings.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Democrats eye Senate takeover after establishment wins
Democrats are increasingly optimistic they will take back control of the Senate in November’s elections.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Sanders, Kasich holding rallies in Oregon Thursday
Democrat Bernie Sanders is making his third trip to Oregon since August, this time holding a rally on Thursday in Springfield in advance of the May 17 primary.
UPDATED: Wed., April 27, 2016, 12:19 p.m.
Cruz selects Fiorina as running mate, AP source says
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Associated Press has learned that Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to run as his vice presidential nominee.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Trump: Foreign policy will be ‘America first’
In a rare formal policy speech, Republican front-runner Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to put American security “above all else” if elected president, warning allies they would be left to defend …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Idaho Supreme Court candidate taps former disgraced lawmaker
Idaho Supreme Court candidate Curt McKenzie has hired former state Sen. John McGee – who resigned several years ago following highly publicized scandals – to help with his campaign.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
New York’s fraud suit against Trump University moves forward
New York state’s fraud suit against Trump University is moving along. A New York judge heard procedural arguments Tuesday in the attorney general’s ongoing lawsuit against Donald Trump and his …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
Sanders looks to press on to the convention
Bernie Sanders’ campaign chief is vowing his candidate will stay in the Democratic race until the summer convention even as Hillary Clinton looks to lock down her commanding position for …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
Man who appeared on stage with Trump is convicted felon
A man who appeared on stage in New York with Donald Trump wearing a hat suggesting he was a retired police officer is actually a convicted felon who never served …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 8:20 a.m.
The Cruz-Kasich merger and four other things to watch in Tuesday’s primaries
Some are calling Tuesday’s batch of elections the “Acela primary,” after the high-speed train route that runs through all five states holding contests: Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut and Rhode Island. …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
Millennials shift toward Democrats, away from Trump, poll shows
Republicans long have worried about how to survive as conservative GOP voters die off and are replaced by more liberal younger Americans. A new national poll of millennial voters suggests …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
GOP in spotlight of Oregon’s presidential primary
Oregonians could have a rare opportunity to influence a presidential race when casting primary ballots next month, and that’s especially true for Republicans.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Ted Cruz aide: Carly Fiorina being considered for VP
A top Ted Cruz aide says the campaign has identified a “short list” of possible vice presidential candidates. A spokeswoman for Carly Fiorina swiftly confirmed that the former business executive …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
Trump bristles at Cruz-Kasich collaboration
Donald Trump says an extraordinary collaboration between Ted Cruz and John Kasich aimed at unifying the anti-Trump vote in some remaining primaries is a desperate move by “mathematically dead” rivals.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 7:09 a.m.
Fake voter pamphlets criticizing lawmaker appear in Portland
Portland residents have received fake “Voters’ Pamphlet Guides” that criticize incumbent House Speaker Tina Kotek.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 7:12 a.m.
Donald Trump 2.0: Aides promise a new look. Will he deliver?
Standing in a conference room at a swanky South Florida hotel, Donald Trump’s chief adviser assured Republican insiders his boss was ready to tone down his over-the-top persona.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
Trump makes dramatic turnaround on eliminating national debt
Donald Trump has had a 14-figure change of heart in three weeks. Last month, the Republican presidential front-runner made news when he told the Washington Post that he’d push to …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
Who will win over the voters who aren’t angry?
Swing voters aren’t angry. But they’re tired of nasty, strident, partisan rhetoric, and they don’t believe the economy is rigged against them. Those are among the findings of a survey …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Ex-Clinton staffer again says no to testifying to Congress
A lawyer for the former Hillary Clinton staffer who set up her private email server has told Congress that his client still will not appear before Senate committees investigating the …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Election analysis: In race between Clinton and Sanders, who will play nice first?
In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s expansive win in the New York primary, both she and challenger Bernie Sanders face a freighted decision: whether, and how, to pull back on …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
Virginia governor restores voting rights to 200K felons
More than 200,000 convicted felons will be eligible to vote and run for public office in Virginia under a sweeping executive order announced Friday by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 9:07 a.m.
GOP nominee must earn delegate majority, party boss says
The head of the Republican National Committee says the GOP will not “hand the nomination” to any presidential candidate who fails to win a majority of delegates in the coming …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Florida’s GOP delegates could face historic decision
Across Florida over the past few weeks, Republican Party members have gathered at libraries, office buildings and restaurants to choose the 99 delegates representing the GOP at the national convention …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 7:16 a.m.
Trump presses GOP leaders to embrace him as certain nominee
Donald Trump’s chief lieutenants pushed skeptical Republican leaders Thursday to embrace him as their likely presidential nominee, declaring he can deliver big electoral gains this fall despite his contentious ways.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 7:08 a.m.
Clinton email investigation has no deadline, FBI boss says
FBI Director James Comey says there’s no timetable for the FBI to complete its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server when she was secretary of state.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 6:23 p.m.
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz spar over transgender bathroom law
The issue that has roiled North Carolina erupted into the Republican presidential race Thursday, with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz attacking Donald Trump over his criticism of the state’s actions over …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
GOP leaders reject change in presidential nominating rules
Republican Party leaders turned aside an effort Thursday to change the rules at their national convention to make it harder for the GOP to choose a fresh presidential candidate, a …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 10 a.m.
Eagles’ Joe Walsh: I’m dropping out of GOP convention show
Eagles keyboardist and guitarist Joe Walsh says he’s pulling out of a Cleveland summer concert he thought would be a nonpartisan event for veterans’ families because it’s actually a launch …