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Beto O’Rourke enters 2020 race attempting bipartisan appeal

Former Texas Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke jumped into the 2020 presidential race Thursday, shaking up the already packed field and pledging to win over voters from both major parties as …

No 2020 White House run for Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says he won’t run for president after making an exploratory swing through early-voting states.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019

Gonzaga’s Mark Few one of 15 finalists for Naismith coach of year

Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of 15 finalists for the Naismith coach of the year award.

Martin O’Malley won’t seek White House, urges Beto O’Rourke to run

Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley said Thursday that he will not make a second bid for the White House and instead urged outgoing Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke to run for …

AP source: Biden to meet with family as he ponders 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden is wrapping up a busy stretch of events this week before stepping out of the public eye to hold family deliberations over the holidays on …

GOP candidate called ‘Bigfoot erotica’ devotee wins race

Despite being labeled a “devotee of Bigfoot erotica,” a Republican candidate won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018

Republican Party claims Idaho candidate’s staffer is secretly an internet troll

In the last days before the Nov. 6 election, the Idaho Republican Party has accused the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor of encouraging and harboring an internet troll.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018

$1 million pledged against Collins if she backs Kavanaugh

A campaign urging Republican Sen. Susan Collins to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has generated more than $1 million in pledges, money that would go to her opponent …

Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed during event

Jair Bolsonaro, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, was stabbed on Thursday during a campaign event, though officials and his son said the injury is not life-threatening.

14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor

One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn’t old enough to vote, let alone drive.

Police: Idaho Senate candidate confronted officers with knife before his arrest

Meridian police arrested an Idaho Senate hopeful last week after he allegedly interfered with their efforts to serve a narcotics warrant at his home, according to court documents.

UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018

GOP Senate candidate joins Gov. Walker in conga line

Gov. Scott Walker hasn’t officially endorsed anyone in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, but there are numerous signals that his preferred candidate is state Sen. Leah Vukmir.

UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018

Gun by her side, GOP U.S. Senate candidate talks of threats

With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand …

UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018

Gov. Scott poised to jump into Florida’s race for U.S. Senate

Republican Gov. Rick Scott appears ready to jump into Florida’s Senate race, setting up a high-profile showdown against incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson.

Pragmatic candidate livens up Venezuela’s presidential race

In another year, Henri Falcon might be just another middle-of-the-pack presidential candidate in Venezuela. He’s far from the most popular opposition leader. He’s a dull speechmaker. The parties that back …

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018

Russian presidential candidate Sobchak is doused with water

Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak’s campaign office says she was doused with water and knocked to the ground in an assault on Sunday.

Venezuelan politician to challenge President Maduro

A prominent Venezuelan politician appeared to be breaking ranks on Tuesday with the opposition coalition by challenging leader Nicolas Maduro in the upcoming presidential election.

State assembly candidate assassinated in Mexico

Officials in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero say a state assembly candidate has been killed just days after another office seeker was shot to death in the same city.

Trump pledges ‘total support’ for Pa. House candidate

President Donald Trump is pledging “total support” for a Pennsylvania lawmaker trying to keep a House seat in the Republican column in the first congressional race of the year.

Catalan separatists agree deal to re-elect Puigdemont

Catalonia’s main separatist parties said Wednesday they have agreed to re-elect fugitive Carles Puigdemont as president of the region later this month, although how to make that legally possible is …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018

Oprah in 2020? Allies send mixed messages on her future

As Democrats nationwide encourage Oprah Winfrey to seek the presidency in 2020, those closest to the media mogul are sending mixed messages about her political intentions.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018

Roy Moore campaign manager seeks Alabama congressional seat

The man who ran Roy Moore’s failed campaign for the U.S. Senate is running for Congress in Alabama.

Candidate for John Conyers’ seat sues Gov. Snyder over special election date

A candidate who wants to replace U.S. Rep. John Conyers in Congress has filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, alleging the 11-month delay in holding a special …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017

Hawaii attorney general announces run for U.S. Congress

Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin, who has been fighting President Trump’s travel ban, has announced he will run for U.S. Congress.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017

Trump trying to help push Moore across Alabama finish line

President Donald Trump is trying to push embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore across the finish line in Tuesday’s election in Alabama by contending the Democratic nominee would oppose “what …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017

Special election announced to fill for Conyers’ seat

Michigan’s Republican governor announced Friday that Democrat John Conyers’ congressional seat won’t be filled until the regularly scheduled November election, leaving it vacant for nearly a year.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017

Egypt presidential hopeful returns home, whereabouts unclear

There has been no official word yet as of Sunday evening on the whereabouts of an Egyptian presidential hopeful who flew home from the United Arab Emirates 24 hours ago.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Officials: Presidential hopeful arrives in Egypt from UAE

An Egyptian presidential hopeful living in the United Arab Emirates arrived in Cairo on Saturday, airport officials said, just days after he announced his plans to run for president in …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017

Harassment case puts U.S. Senate candidate under spotlight

News that a sitting California senator is being investigated for sexual harassment against a young female employee has put a fresh spotlight on a legislative leader this week as he …

No joke: Political humorist Jimmy Tingle running for office

Though Jimmy Tingle has long made biting political humor a staple of his stand-up routines, he insists his dive into Massachusetts politics is anything but comic relief.