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Puerto Ricans, upset at botched primary, demand answers

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 10, 2020

The future of Puerto Rico's botched primaries rested in the hands of the island's Supreme Court as answers trickled out Monday on why voting centers lacked ballots and forced officials to reschedule part of the primaries in a blow to the U.S. territory’s democracy.

Spin Control: Wrapping up loose ends from Tuesday’s primary

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2020

Candidates have to believe they can win and shouldn’t discard that faith until absolutely necessary. But neither should they tempt fate the way initiative entrepreneur turned would-be governor Tim Eyman did Tuesday night.

U.S. officials: Russia acting against Biden, China opposes Trump ahead of election

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 7, 2020

U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting President Donald Trump's reelection bid, the country’s counterintelligence chief said Friday.

No hoopla: Virus upends Trump and Biden convention plans

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 6, 2020

At the last minute, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, are searching for places to impressively yet safely accept their parties' presidential nominations as the spread of the coronavirus adds fresh uncertainty to the campaign for the White House.

Trump considering giving convention speech from White House

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 5, 2020

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he'll probably deliver his Republican convention acceptance speech from the White House now that plans to hold the event in two battleground states have been foiled by coronavirus concerns and restrictions.

Biden won’t go to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 5, 2020

Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination because of concerns over the coronavirus, party officials said Wednesday, signaling a move to a convention that essentially has become entirely virtual.

Kansas GOP picks Rep. Marshall for Senate seat over Kobach

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 4, 2020

Kansas Republicans on Tuesday nominated Rep. Roger Marshall for the Senate instead of polarizing conservative Kris Kobach, heeding the party establishment’s advice for keeping a normally safe seat out of play in what could be a difficult year for the GOP.