Stories tagged: Election
Mon., June 27, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
Trump’s budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debt, study shows
A new Washington study says Donald Trump’s tax and budget plans would make the national debt skyrocket by $10 trillion or more over the coming decade, mostly because of his …
Fri., June 24, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Blue or red, state political conventions are ‘slightly crazy’
Sue Lani Madsen’s observations on attending the Washington State Democrats convention.
Wed., June 22, 2016, 6:47 a.m.
What’s behind Britain’s wrangling with the EU?
British voters head to the polls on Thursday to decide if the country should stay in the European Union or leave it. With the stakes high and the issues complex, …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
When Trump debates Clinton, no TV record in America will be safe
A Hillary Cinton versus Donald Trump debate match-up could rival the Super Bowl and bust the presidential-debate viewership record set by Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter in 1980.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Florida congressional candidate announces AR-15 giveaway
A candidate running for Congress in the Florida Panhandle has announced a Facebook contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
Trump campaign manager forced out
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has forced out his hard-charging campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, in a dramatic shakeup designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and reverse one of the most …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Bernie Sanders setting terms for closing out Democratic race
With the last primary done, Bernie Sanders is negotiating an end to his fight with Hillary Clinton and staking a claim on directing the future of the Democratic Party.
Tue., June 14, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Hillary Clinton wins D.C. primary, meets with Sanders
Hillary Clinton brought a close to the presidential primary season with a win Tuesday in the nation’s capital and a meeting with dispatched rival Bernie Sanders, hoping to set a …
Sat., June 11, 2016, 6:55 a.m.
Donald Trump wants his Trump University video testimony kept private
Attorneys for Donald Trump are seeking to block the filing of a portion of his video-recorded deposition in a class-action lawsuit by former Trump University students, a move that could …
Thu., June 9, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
President Obama backs Clinton, nudges Sanders
Testifying to Hillary Clinton’s grit and experience, President Barack Obama endorsed his former secretary of state’s bid to succeed him on Thursday and urged Democrats to line up behind her. …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
Trump faces backlash as GOP leaders say attacks on judge are racist
A day that could have been another victory lap for Donald Trump veered into more chaos for the new Republican standard-bearer, as he faced unprecedented fury from top party leaders …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:40 p.m.
Ex-Clinton staffer files immunity agreements under seal
The former aide to Hillary Clinton who set up her private email server confirmed in a court filing Tuesday that the Justice Department had granted him limited immunity from prosecution, …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Meryl Streep takes stage dressed as Donald Trump at NYC gala
Meryl Streep has made use of a spray tan, a fake belly and an oversized red tie to get in character for her latest role, Donald Trump.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
President Obama preparing to endorse Hillary Clinton
President Barack Obama is ready to make it official. With Hillary Clinton on the verge of securing the Democratic nomination for president, Obama is on the verge of formally endorsing …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Trump orders surrogates to intensify criticism of judge and journalists
An embattled Donald Trump urgently rallied his most visible supporters to defend his attacks on a federal judge’s Mexican ancestry during a conference call on Monday in which he ordered …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
Donald Trump called a racist by Democratic congressman
Donald Trump’s criticism of a Latino judge overseeing a lawsuit involving Trump University shows that the presumptive Republican nominee for president is a racist, a Democratic congressman said Monday, and …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
Unfiltered Donald Trump gets boot as BuzzFeed likens ads to cigarettes
BuzzFeed terminated a deal to run “Trump for President” advertising on its website, likening the decision to rejecting spots for cigarettes.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
Hillary Clinton adds delegates in Puerto Rico, on cusp of nomination
Hillary Clinton stands on the cusp of having enough delegates to claim the Democratic presidential nomination, having overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in a pair of weekend elections in the Caribbean.
Mon., May 30, 2016, 2:52 p.m.
Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016, poll shows
Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election.
Sun., May 29, 2016, 9:45 a.m.
Voters interested, not excited about election, poll shows
While 65 percent of Americans say they’re interested in the White House race, just 23 percent say they’re excited as the presidential contest shifts from the primaries to the general …
Sun., May 29, 2016, 6 a.m.
Washington lands commissioner race draws crowd of Democrats
This fall’s race for Washington’s commissioner of public lands – an office that oversees the state’s largest firefighting force and 5.6 million acres of land – is hotly contested since …
Sat., May 28, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
Sanders says Clinton’s email situation has changed
Months after telling Hillary Clinton that Americans were “sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails,” Bernie Sanders may be changing his mind.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Duterte wins Philippine presidency in official count
Philippine lawmakers completed the official vote count from May 9 elections on Friday and announced that Mayor Rodrigo Duterte won the presidency by an overwhelming margin, while Rep. Leni Robredo …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Trump called ‘small man’ for taking 9/11 money
Donald Trump is “a small man” for accepting $150,000 from a federal fund for small businesses hurt by the Sept. 11 attacks and should return the money or donate it …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Democrats holding forums on convention platform around country
Seeking to defuse tensions, the Democratic National Committee said Friday it will hold public hearings around the country to develop the platform for its summer convention, a focal point for …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
Trump vs. Sanders: Bernie says he’s ready to debate GOP nominee
Who knows if the purported debate between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders will come off? The Republican seemed to be half-joking when he suggested at a North Dakota appearance that …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But an agency audit found at …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Bernie Sanders accepts Kentucky primary result; Hillary Clinton wins state
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his campaign accepts primary results in Kentucky, handing front-runner Hillary Clinton another victory.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
Judge reinstates contribution limits on political parties
A judge reinstated voter-approved limits on the amount of cash Montana political parties can give to candidates on Thursday, nine days after he struck down those limits as unconstitutionally low …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico
Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and …