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Trump assembling an army of operatives for re-election fight

In 2016, President Donald Trump compared Hillary Clinton’s campaign to the lumbering federal bureaucracy. Now he’s building one of his own.

Bruce Harrell third incumbent who won’t seek re-election to Seattle City Council

A third incumbent won’t seek re-election in Seattle’s big City Council elections this year. Council President Bruce Harrell, who was first elected in 2007 and briefly served as mayor in …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 11:46 a.m.

Idaho Superintendent of Instruction Sherri Ybarra re-elected

Republican Sherri Ybarra has narrowly won a second term as Idaho’s superintendent of public instruction, defeating Democratic challenger Cindy Wilson.

Putin thanks nation for re-election, promises ‘breakthrough’

President Vladimir Putin thanked Russians on Friday for his landslide re-election to another six-year term, pledging to lead the country to an economic “breakthrough.”

State House GOP leader won’t seek re-election

The Republican state House minority leader has announced he will not seek re-election to the Legislature later this year.

Sen. Corker won’t seek re-election after all

Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker has decided anew not to seek re-election this fall, his chief of staff said Tuesday, after spending recent weeks reconsidering his initial decision to leave …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 7:55 p.m.

Trump names campaign manager for re-election bid

President Donald Trump has named former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election campaign.

Minnesota Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan won’t seek re-election

Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan announced Friday he would skip another uphill climb to re-election and retire from his northeastern Minnesota congressional seat, leaving a wide-open race in a swing district …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:24 p.m.

Issa’s retirement hints at GOP’s woes in California

Rep. Darrell Issa of California announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election, the latest sign that Republicans could face another grim year at the ballot box in the nation’s …

Sen. Doug Ericksen says rumors about EPA job false

Washington Sen. Doug Ericksen says rumors of his appointment to a job with the Environmental Protection Agency are false and that he’s running for re-election this year.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 8:09 a.m.

Russian President Putin announces re-election bid

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday declared his intention to seek re-election next March, a vote he appears certain to win.

Bolivia’s top court gives president green light to run again

Bolivia’s highest court cleared the way Tuesday for President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term in 2019 despite voters’ rejection of such a move in a referendum last …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 3:34 p.m.

Spain issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader, aides

The ousted and absent leader of Spain’s Catalonia region, while waiting to learn if a Spanish judge would issue an international warrant for his arrest, said Friday that he was …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

Feinstein, oldest senator at 84, to seek re-election

At 84, Sen. Dianne Feinstein is at an age when many Americans are deep into their retirement years. But the oldest member of the Senate announced Monday that she will …

Russia’s Putin says he hasn’t decided whether to seek another term

President Vladimir Putin says he will decide later this year whether to run for re-election, a familiar course for the reticent Russian leader who prefers to enter the race at …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

With baby steps, Senate Republicans abandoning the president

Step by step, Senate Republicans are turning their backs on President Donald Trump.

Trump rakes in $10 million at first re-election fundraiser

President Donald Trump was whisked a few blocks from the White House to the Trump hotel on Wednesday night for his first re-election fundraiser, where he raised an estimated $10 …

UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:50 a.m.

New president’s politicking raises ethics flags

Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.

McConnell says ‘great likelihood’ he’ll seek another term

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is signaling that his long political career may stretch well into the next decade. The Kentucky Republican said there’s a “great likelihood” he’ll seek …

Mayor raising funds for re-election plans

Spokane Mayor David Condon is already building a campaign chest for a race in which he faces no opponent – at least not yet. Condon said at a news conference …

Rep. Shea’s signs vandalized with anti-Semitic slurs

SPOKANE — Some re-election campaign signs for state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane, have been vandalized with anti-Semitic and other slurs.

Obama fundraiser Thursday in Seattle

SEATTLE — President Obama returns to Seattle Thursday to raise money for his re-election campaign.

Otter says he’ll seek third term as governor

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter dropped something of a bombshell at a campaign fundraiser this week in Coeur d’Alene: He said he’ll run for a third term as governor in 2014. …

Idaho Gov. Otter says he’ll seek 3rd term

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter dropped something of a bombshell at a campaign fundraiser last night in Coeur d’Alene: He said he’ll run for a third term as governor in 2014.