Stories tagged: Election
Fri., May 20, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Trump accepts NRA endorsement despite past views on guns
In December 2012, Donald Trump praised President Barack Obama’s comments about the shooting deaths at a Newtown, Conn., school. Nearly four years later, he accepted the endorsement of the National …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side
Republicans believe they can win more statewide political offices in Washington if they are able to flip Snohomish County to the GOP side.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 5:20 a.m.
UAW leader suggests union will back Hillary Clinton for president
United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said his union won’t endorse Donald Trump for U.S. president, all but assuring support for Hillary Clinton as she closes in on the Democratic …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Plenty of Ted Cruz supporters remain at state GOP convention
Jennifer Fetters, of Bellevue, worked a booth promoting former presidential candidate Ted Cruz at the Washington State Republican Party convention on Thursday – one of the many supporters of the …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Republican Bill Bryant to challenge Jay Inslee for governor
Republican Bill Bryant has officially filed to run for governor.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
Montana campaign contribution limits struck down
A federal court has ruled that Montana’s campaign contribution limits are unconstitutional, less than a month from the state’s June 7 primary.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Philippine president-elect Duterte to offer Cabinet posts to rebels, reinstate death penalty
Presumptive Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he will reimpose the death penalty, offer Cabinet posts to communist rebels, and move to amend the constitution to give more power to …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Fearing Trump, some Democrats push Sanders to exit
Democratic Party leaders are upping the pressure on Bernie Sanders to drop his presidential campaign, alarmed that his continued presence is undermining efforts to beat the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Trump and tabloids: The Donald denies he dished his own dirt
Back when Donald Trump’s love life was tabloid heaven, a Trump spokesman with intimate knowledge of the businessman’s personal relationships offered juicy stories about a failing marriage, a new live-in …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 12:15 p.m.
State schools superintendent Randy Dorn won’t run for governor
Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn said Thursday he will not run for governor.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Trump, Ryan, pledge to work together, see end to rift in GOP
The country’s two top Republicans emerged from a meeting Thursday pledging to work toward unity. But virtual GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan remain at odds …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 7:13 a.m.
What’s in Trump’s tax returns? A look at how he plays money game
Donald Trump told the Associated Press this week “there’s nothing to learn” from all those income tax returns he won’t release until an ongoing audit wraps up. Really?
Wed., May 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Defiant Trump brushes off GOP critics on eve of Ryan meeting
Donald Trump declared Wednesday he doesn’t need support from House Speaker Paul Ryan or other leery Republican leaders, brushing off his Capitol Hill critics even as he prepared to sit …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Clinton, Romney challenge Trump on withheld tax returns
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton took aim at Donald Trump on taxes Wednesday and quickly found an unlikely ally: 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
In Philippines, President Aquinos’ legacy clouded by Duterte win, support for a Marcos
Philippine leader Benigno Aquino III had called this week’s election a referendum on his “straight path” style of reformist governance, but his candidate lost by millions of votes to a …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Bernie Sanders to rally Wednesday in Missoula, Billings
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders plans a pair of Montana rallies Wednesday as he seeks to stir support ahead of the state’s June 7 Democratic presidential primary.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 6:24 a.m.
White nationalist on list of Trump’s pledged California delegates
A Los Angeles attorney who advocates for the creation of a “white ethno-state” is on an official list of Donald Trump’s Republican convention delegates published Monday night by state election …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Michael Bloomberg drops big donation to Oregon candidate
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into state Rep. Val Hoyle’s campaign for Oregon secretary of state, raising the stakes in what’s considered the hottest statewide …
Sat., May 7, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
Victims’ rights initiative qualifies for November ballot
A citizens’ initiative seeking to expand the rights of Montana crime victims and their families qualified Friday for the November ballot.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
Scotland’s independence party scores well but no majority
The independence-minded Scottish National Party won a third consecutive term in government Friday but failed to secure an overall majority in the Scottish Parliament.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Benghazi investigation: House lawmaker fires back at Pentagon critique
The chairman of the House Benghazi panel fired back Friday at the Defense Department for criticizing the Republican-led investigation into the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:42 p.m.
Trump will testify after election in Trump University suit
Donald Trump will testify after the presidential election on a class-action lawsuit that accuses the billionaire businessman and his now-defunct Trump University of defrauding people who paid up to $35,000 …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Jeb Bush won’t vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton
Jeb Bush the voter plans to sit out the presidential race in November. The ex-presidential candidate wrote on Facebook Friday that he won’t vote for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:29 p.m.
Lindsey Graham won’t vote for Trump or Clinton
Sen. Lindsey Graham won’t be voting for either of the major party presidential nominees. “I think Donald Trump is going places that very few people have gone, and I’m not …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:23 p.m.
More big-name Republicans abandon Trump; he just shrugs
Speaker Paul D. Ryan is planning to meet with Donald Trump in Washington on Thursday, just a week after he said he is “not ready” to support or endorse him.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
Trump’s national debt plan would send rates soaring, analysis shows
In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America’s creditors less than full value …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Kerry: Diverse graduating class is ‘Trump’s worst nightmare’
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told college graduates on Friday that their diversity is “Donald Trump’s worst nightmare” and that it’s their job to stop the spread of violent …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Jury convicts Ron Paul aides of campaign finance violations
A federal jury in Iowa has convicted campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul on charges they conspired to cover up campaign payments to a former state senator.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Trump-supporting tow truck driver leaves Sanders supporter stranded
Kenneth Shupe tells FOX Carolina that he stopped hooking up a woman’s car to his tow truck Monday after he noticed a sign supporting Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Republican Senate candidate says he won’t vote for Trump
Chris Vance, who is running against incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, said Thursday that unless a conservative third-party alternative comes forward by November, he won’t vote for president in …