Stories tagged: presidential election
Sat., April 29, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
A small-town stage for national refugee debate
As images of dead Syrian children flashed across his television this month in Montana, David LeBleu prayed it would finally change minds.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:01 a.m.
FBI director to testify Monday as House committee starts hearings on Russia
FBI Director James Comey will be back on the hot seat Monday when he testifies to Congress about Russian attempts to disrupt last year’s U.S. presidential election.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
In Hollywood, conservatives keeping quiet
For the vast majority of conservatives who work in entertainment, going to set or the office each day has become a game of avoidance and secrecy. The political closet is …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Dow 20,000, your gift for living through Brexit and the election
Between the worst start to a year ever, the violent reversals of last March, then Brexit and the U.S. elections sending stocks into the biggest tailspins since the flash crash, …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Watchdog to probe Comey’s, FBI’s actions before election
In yet another aftershock from the chaotic presidential campaign, the Justice Department inspector general opened an investigation Thursday into department and FBI actions before the election, including whether FBI Director …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 5:42 a.m.
Consumer Confidential: Hackers will grow increasingly bold in 2017
The new year begins with two big unanswered questions on the cybercrime front: Did the Russians influence the U.S. presidential election, and how did hackers gain access to 1.5 billion …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Putin says Russia won’t expel diplomats; Trump offers praise
President Vladimir Putin castigated the United States on Friday for trying to punish Russia but said his country will not immediately retaliate and instead will wait for a new U.S. …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
Tennis, sailing or spying? US shuts 2 Russian compounds
Two luxury retreats in New York and Maryland where Russian diplomats have gone for decades to play tennis, sail and swim were shut down by the Obama administration Friday in …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
Judge to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recount
A federal judge is set to consider halting Wisconsin’s presidential recount.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
Mainstream relief as leftist candidate wins in Austria
Left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and his message of moderation and tolerance prevailed in Austria’s presidential election Sunday, with preliminary results showing him with an unbeatable margin over right-wing rival …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 2:25 p.m.
Trump assails recount push, claims millions voted illegally
President-elect Donald Trump claimed without evidence Sunday that “millions” voted illegally in the national election, scoffing at Hillary Clinton’s nearly 2 million edge in the popular vote and returning to …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
Froma Harrop: Goodbye, Facebook. You’re Evil.
Froma Harrop has had it with Facebook’s profiteering from alternate-reality bubbles pumped full of cynically fabricated lies and distortions. She’s gone, and she’s looking for a real way to communicate …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
Michael Gerson: Democrats suddenly find themselves at a crossroads
The Democratic Party has failed to secure a hold on middle America. It is at a crossroads, between the rebuilding of a potential majority and a worsening of the country’s …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 1:11 p.m.
Interest is high, and lines are long, to vote early in Kootenai County
Voters have waited in long lines all week at the Kootenai County elections office to cast early ballots in Tuesday’s presidential election.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016
Leonard Pitts Jr.: One term accurately sums up Trump
We’ve called him many things. We pundits have overworked our thesauruses and our imaginations to describe Donald Trump. Kathleen Parker called him “the biggest goofball ever to enter the Oval …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016
Res Huppke: Black voters, Trump is reaching out to you – Hands against the wall
I’m not sure why we didn’t think of Trump’s proposal sooner, though it may have something to do with the fact that there was no correlation between New York City’s …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016
Kathleen Parker: Is anything still unknown about Clinton and Trump?
It’s here, at last. The showdown we’ve all been waiting for: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump. For what seems like years now, we’ve been building up to this moment: the …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
In Washington governor’s race, Bryant says he won’t vote for Trump
Bill Bryant, GOP candidate for Washington governor, says he won’t vote for Donald Trump after comments about Muslim family of slain soldier.
Sun., May 22, 2016
Kathleen Parker: Try to subdue election disaffection
When it comes to whom they’ll select for their next president, most Americans are stranded in a political no man’s land.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home for rent during GOP convention
Visitors heading to Ohio for the Republican National Convention have the rare opportunity to rent the childhood home of one of the country’s most notorious killers.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
Bernie Sanders plans Spokane rally during NW swing
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his presidential campaign to Spokane on Sunday in advance of the state Democratic caucuses on March 26.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Feds charge Ohio man who tried to rush Trump stage
Federal authorities have charged a man who tried to rush the stage at a Donald Trump rally in Ohio.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
Wild, wacky GOP presidential campaign even too crazy for Jerry Springer
Jerry Springer, a man who knows something about out-of-control television, says the raucous Republican campaign is too much even for him.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 6:59 a.m.
Trump wins Northern Mariana Islands GOP caucus
Donald Trump has posted a big win in the GOP caucus on the Northern Mariana Islands.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Breitbart reporter involved in Donald Trump incident resigns
The Breitbart News reporter allegedly roughed up last week at a Donald Trump press conference has resigned from the conservative website, saying that she can’t work for an organization that …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
Cruz campaign plans North Idaho visit Saturday
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, battling for delegate victories in Super Tuesday voting, plans to visit North Idaho on Saturday, according to his campaign’s state director. Norm Semanko, a Boise attorney …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
Spin Control: Future dim for on-again, off-again presidential primaries
Next year’s state presidential primary may be on life support after a meeting last week in which Democrats blocked an effort to move it from late May to sometime in …
Thu., July 30, 2015, 11:43 a.m.
Virginia’s Jim Gilmore makes 17 GOP presidential candidates
WASHINGTON - The Republican presidential contest has grown to 17 candidates with Wednesday’s entry of Jim Gilmore.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2012
Obama re-election now constitutional
OLYMPIA – Forget what the news media told you six weeks ago: Barack Obama was elected to his second term as president Monday. His election was finalized through a process …
Tue., Nov. 6, 2012, 8:16 a.m.
Suspense to the end, Obama, Romney yield to voters
WASHINGTON — Two fierce competitors who’ve given their all, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney now yield center stage to voters today for an Election Day choice that will …