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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019

Facebook tightens political ad rules, but leaves loopholes

Facebook is tightening its rules around political advertising ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, acknowledging previous misuse. But it’s not clear if it will be enough to stop bad …


UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019

’Our country is full’: Trump says migrants straining system

Declaring “our country is full,” President Donald Trump insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at …


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.


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019

Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump coordinated with Russia in 2016

The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential …


House Judiciary panel launches sweeping Trump probe

The House Judiciary Committee is launching a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, his White House, his campaign and his businesses, sending document requests to 81 people linked to …


Former campaign staffer alleges in lawsuit that Trump kissed her without her consent; White House denies charge

A staffer on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign says he kissed her without her consent at a small gathering of supporters before a Florida rally, an interaction that she alleges …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019

Secret campaign to use Russian-inspired tactics in 2017 Alabama election stirs anxiety for Democrats

A secret effort to influence the 2017 Senate election in Alabama used tactics inspired by Russian disinformation teams, including the creation of fake accounts to deliver misleading messages on Facebook …


Russians interacted with at least 14 Trump associates during the campaign and transition

Again and again and again, over the course of Donald Trump’s 18-month campaign for the presidency, Russian citizens made contact with his closest family and friends, as well as figures …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018

City Council President Ben Stuckart calls email about removing campaign signs ‘a joke’

The email exchange was posted online on the local Republican Party’s Facebook page earlier this month and prompted calls for discipline after City Council President Ben Stuckart suggested “a midnight …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018

Campaign sign theft, vandalism reach new levels in 5th District race

Theft and defacement of campaign signs may be at an all-time high in the 5th Congressional District.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018

Campaigns make final push to galvanize voters for midterms

The 2018 midterms, a campaign that seemingly launched the day after Donald Trump was elected president two years ago, is climaxing in the shadow of a bomb plot targeting Democratic …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018

Trump, Oprah lead surrogate campaigners in 2018 midterms

President Donald Trump launched an eight-state campaign blitz on Wednesday, seeking to shore up Senate Republicans and GOP gubernatorial candidates against an onslaught of Democratic surrogates, including entertainment icon Oprah …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018

Oprah makes rare campaign appearance for Stacey Abrams

In a rousing speech in the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey urged voters on Thursday to make history by backing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in next week’s election.


Eye on Boise: Now they’re even in your phone – Idaho campaigns reach out by text

Pretty much everyone I know with an Idaho cellphone number, including me, received one or more texts in the past week from the campaign promoting Proposition 1, the initiative to …


Race dominates debate in final stretch of campaigns

The final stretch of the midterm campaign is increasingly dominated by debate over one of the most sensitive issues in American culture: race.


‘Honestly, it’s not for everyone’ says Nebraska’s self-deprecating, new tourism campaign

Nebraska has an image problem. For four consecutive years, it’s come in dead last on a list of states that tourists are interested in visiting, according to the travel marketing …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018

Lisa Brown raises more campaign cash than Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in latest reports

Democrat Lisa Brown reported taking in $2.2 million in a feverish two months of campaigning following her second-place finish in August’s blanket primary. Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers added $1.4 million …


Legal pimp seeks office in Nevada as some push brothel bans

A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you can legally pay …


UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018

Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday huddled in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of …


UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018

Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into ‘spygate’

President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel’s Russia investigation as “spygate,” part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise …


Balukoff vs. Jordan

With Idaho’s 2018 primary election just around the corner, Idaho Democratic gubernatorial candidates A.J. Balukoff and Paulette Jordan spoke in separate interviews with the Daily News in the past two …


Big donations disclosed in lead up to Idaho primary

Big bucks are driving Idaho’s upcoming big election.


Mick Mulvaney does not want you to see complaints against banks that bankrolled his campaigns, report says

A review of Mulvaney’s campaign contributions finds some overlap between the two issues: Eight of the 10 companies subject to the most consumer complaints about their banking practices contributed to …


Jordan: Campaign email wasn’t meant to mislead Idaho voters

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan is not apologizing for sending a campaign email that critics argued misled voters into thinking she had been endorsed by the Idaho Democratic Party.


UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018

Money pouring into race between Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown

The congresswoman once again posted a higher fundraising total for the first three months of 2018 than her Democratic rival, but the Democrat is continuing to surge. Federal Election Commission …


Cathy McMorris Rodgers campaign reports record-breaking fundraising to start 2018

The congresswoman is trading fundraising boasts with Democratic challenger Lisa Brown. Ahead of final filings, the Republican congresswoman reported raising more than $800,000 for her re-election during the first three …


UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018

Lisa Brown reports raising $1 million; Cathy McMorris Rodgers draws big crowd

Both women vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress touted their campaigns’ enthusiasm this week, with Lisa Brown crossing a fundraising threshold only two of her Democratic predecessors have matched …


Mueller examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump campaign ties

Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018

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.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018

AP sources: Romney focusing Senate bid on Utah, not Trump

Mitt Romney is preparing to announce a bid for Utah’s Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue …