Stories tagged: Election
Fri., July 8, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
Rare restraint, calls for understanding from candidates
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both called off political events Friday, hours after five police officers were killed in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Election watchdog considers new allegations against Tim Eyman
Washington state’s election watchdog will consider asking the attorney general’s office to take “appropriate action” against initiative promoter Tim Eyman over allegations Eyman failed to disclose independent expenditures related to …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 4:49 p.m.
Clinton, Sanders discussing endorsement event, source says
The Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigns are discussing a potential event next week in New Hampshire, during which the Vermont senator would endorse Clinton’s White House bid.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Chris Christie’s cellphone in bridge scandal may torpedo VP chances
Chris Christie’s chances of being named Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick may hinge on deepening questions about his role in the George Washington Bridge scandal – like, what happened to …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
GOP to examine FBI decision on Clinton emails
Irate that Hillary Clinton will not face criminal charges over her emails, House Republicans are summoning FBI Director James Comey to Capitol Hill to answer their questions.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
Hillary Clinton’s handling of email went beyond carelessness, experts say
Hillary Clinton and her team clearly skirted the most basic rules for the handling of classified information, and their actions as outlined Tuesday by the director of the FBI went …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 9:23 p.m.
Trump lauds Saddam Hussein vs. terrorists
Republican Donald Trump is again praising former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s ruthlessness, saying he killed terrorists “so good.”
Tue., July 5, 2016, 7:41 p.m.
Trump blames ‘rigged’ system for FBI recommendation on Clinton
Donald Trump blasted rival Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server at a packed rally at Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday evening, saying the FBI’s recommendation not to pursue …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Trump needs to ‘clean up’ his tweets, Ryan says
Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan said that a tweet that Donald Trump’s campaign sent out attacking Hillary Clinton, which appeared to have an image of the Star Of …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 5:41 p.m.
Why FBI concluded Hillary Clinton’s email practices weren’t criminal
Federal law makes it a crime for a trusted U.S. official to “knowingly and willfully” disclose or transmit secret information to an “unauthorized person.” A second law makes it a …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
Libertarian candidate Johnson averaging more than 7 percent in polls
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is averaging more than 7 percent support in recent national polls, and if that holds he’d get the biggest vote of a third-party nominee in …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
House Judiciary chairman questions Hillary Clinton email ruling
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee is calling the timing of FBI Director James Comey’s recommendation in Hillary Clinton’s email case “uniquely troubling.”
Mon., July 4, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
Trump Taj Mahal workers: Strike fights owner’s ‘tyranny’
Striking Atlantic City casino workers are using the Fourth of July holiday to highlight their struggle against billionaire Carl Icahn, who owns the Trump Taj Mahal casino.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 1:16 p.m.
Trump: Charges of anti-Semitism over tweet are ‘ridiculous’
Donald Trump is blaming the press for the fuss over an anti-Hillary Clinton tweet that appeared to depict the Star of David atop a pile of cash.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
Outdoor school proposal gains enough signatures for ballot
A campaign to permanently fund outdoor school in Oregon has gathered 130,000 signatures.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 12:15 p.m.
Bernie Sanders protesters book campgrounds for Democratic convention
Bernie Sanders is proving to be good for the campground business. Campgrounds outside Philadelphia are getting booked up by Sanders supporters planning to protest during this month’s Democratic National Convention.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
With few political allies, Trump plans celebrity convention
Donald Trump’s team promises an extraordinary display of political entertainment at this month’s Republican National Convention, with the accent on entertainment.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
Hillary Clinton, President Obama, to campaign together in North Carolina
President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton campaign together next week for the first time this year, and their decision to meet up in Charlotte says a lot about how her …
Sat., July 2, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
Indicted or not, Hillary Clinton could be hurt by email controversy
No matter how the FBI investigation into the handling of sensitive information on Hillary Clinton’s personal computer server ends, it is likely to hurt her campaign for president.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
Hillary Clinton interviewed by FBI about private email server
Hillary Clinton has been interviewed Saturday by the FBI about her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Judge: ‘Decent case’ political role in Wisconsin voting laws
A federal judge said Thursday that opponents of more than a dozen new Wisconsin election laws had made a “pretty decent case” that Republicans approved them to secure a partisan …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 6 a.m.
Trump-Maples engagement ring fetches $300,000 at auction
A large diamond engagement ring that Donald Trump gave his second wife has sold for $300,000 at a New York City auction.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
Donald Trump campaign broke law by soliciting foreign donations, complaint alleges
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has his own email scandal. In a complaint filed Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission, a pair of non-partisan campaign finance watchdogs alleged that …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
Aide: Clinton opposed private emails accessible to ‘anybody’
Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said in a legal proceeding that Clinton did not want the private emails that she mixed in with State Department emails on her private …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 6:13 p.m.
Trump emails: Can you spare $10 to help elect a billionaire?
With the simple tap of the “send” button one day last week, Donald Trump collected $3 million in campaign contributions – as much as he did in the entire month …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Supreme Court to review NC’s use of race in redistricting
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether Republican lawmakers in North Carolina relied too heavily on race when they redrew the state’s congressional districts in ways that gave …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
Trump’s failed Baja resort fits business pattern
When Stephenee Simms heard in 2006 that Donald Trump was building condo towers in Baja California, Mexico, the lure of a posh weekend getaway on the rustic coast just south …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
More Clinton emails released, including some that were deleted
Another 165 pages of emails from Hillary Clinton’s time at the State Department surfaced Monday, including nearly three dozen that the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee failed to hand over last …
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.