Stories tagged: Election
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
Could a debate smackdown shake up the election?
Get ready for some must-see TV. The fall debates are always a big part of any presidential campaign. But with many 2016 voters underwhelmed by both Hillary Clinton and Donald …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Trump says he never discussed $25,000 donation with Florida attorney general
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Monday that he “never spoke to” Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi about a $25,000 donation from his foundation to a group with connections to …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Possible Russian covert acts to influence U.S. election being investigated
U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are probing what they see as a broad covert Russian operation in the United States to sow public distrust in the upcoming presidential election …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Clinton blasts Russia; Trump softens immigration stance
Their planes parked on the same tarmac, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton made competing Labor Day pitches in Ohio on Monday, setting the stage for a critical month in their …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 5:29 a.m.
Pence to release tax returns next week; no word on release by Donald Trump
Republican vice presidential hopeful Mike Pence is ready to release his tax returns. But don’t expect the same from Donald Trump.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Brotherly love for Trump? N. Philly visit stirs strong opposition
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump arrived in North Philadelphia on Friday as protesters gathered outside a church venue where he was to meet privately with African-American voters – stirring visible …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Melania Trump escort story retracted after lawsuit
The Daily Mail newspaper and its website retracted a story about Melania Trump on Friday after she filed a lawsuit accusing the Daily Mail Online and a Maryland blogger of …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Presidential debate moderators announced
The Commission on Presidential Debates on Friday announced the moderators for the four debates for the general election.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
FBI releases report on its investigation into Clinton’s use of private email server
The FBI on Friday released a summary report of its probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and her handling of classified materials.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
GOP seeks to block McAuliffe’s latest felon voting effort
Virginia Republicans are trying to block Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s latest effort to restore voting rights to thousands of felons who’ve completed their sentences.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 7:14 a.m.
Mexico wonders why its president is meeting with Trump
President Enrique Pena Nieto awoke to a storm of criticism from Mexicans over his decision to meet Wednesday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is widely reviled in Mexico …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 5:31 a.m.
Clinton to stress American exceptionalism in Ohio
Hillary Clinton plans to stress her support for American exceptionalism during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, while arguing that Donald Trump has rejected the concept.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
Reid wants FBI investigation into election system hacks
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said in a letter that he wants the FBI to investigate whether Russia is trying to influence this year’s election outcomes.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
Gary Crooks: Election isn’t likely to be ‘rigged’
“Rigged” suggests an inside job. But elections are state-by-state ventures run by secretaries of state, and 28 of them are Republicans.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
Judge rules Olympia income tax measure invalid
A superior court judge has ruled that a ballot measure that would create an income tax for some city of Olympia residents was invalid and would not appear on the …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 7:35 a.m.
Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation
Former President Bill Clinton says he’s proud of people who have donated to the Clinton Foundation and the work the organization has done, as he waded into a dispute that …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
In latest hedge, Trump says immigration laws can be softened
Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he is open to “softening” laws dealing with immigrants in the country illegally, the latest sign that the Republican presidential nominee is considering easing the …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State
More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money – either personally or through companies or groups – …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. He said the work …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Trump vows ‘fair, but firm’ approach to illegal immigration
Republican Donald Trump promised Monday to be “fair, but firm” toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally, a shift in tone that raised questions on …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 2 p.m.
Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia
A defiant Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that he again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons who served their time after his previous attempt was thwarted by …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
State Department ordered to expedite Clinton email review
A judge ordered the State Department to expedite its review of almost 15,000 previously undisclosed documents recovered by the FBI from Hillary Clinton’s private email servers.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Sarkozy to run for French presidency next year
France’s former conservative president Nicolas Sarkozy announced Monday he is running for the presidency again in next year’s elections, an awaited move that is expected to lead to a tough …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Trump touts child care programs, but they’re for guests only
When Donald Trump vowed this week to make child care more accessible and affordable, it was just the second time during his White House campaign that he’s talked about an …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 4:42 p.m.
RNC hires strategists to help woo African-American voters
The Republican National Committee is trying to strengthen its outreach to black voters by hiring a new national director of African-American engagement and bringing on new advisers and strategists to …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
Trump wrongly says nation is short of coal, fact checker says
Asked Tuesday about the price of gasoline and how regulation may affect the price of electricity, Donald Trump stood up for American’s fossil fuel industry – coal in particular.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
In Miami, Clinton to call on Congress to act on Zika virus
Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to return to Washington and pass emergency funding for the Zika response during a visit to a Miami neighborhood dealing with the first U.S. …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Liberty Lake town hall bond fails; Airway Heights bond on track to pass
Voters in Liberty Lake have rejected plans for a new town center after the bond received only 56 percent of votes in favor – four percentage points lower than it …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
Clinton’s post-convention bounce runs into a familiar wall: emails
Hillary Clinton acknowledged Friday the challenge she’d face leading a country where most Americans don’t trust her, saying she takes “seriously” the work she must do to build confidence in …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Former modeling agent says he got Melania Trump’s visa
Melania Trump’s former modeling agent says she obtained a work visa before she modeled professionally in the United States in the mid-1990s. Those comments came Thursday in response to questions …