Stories tagged: voting
Mon., March 7, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Since returning to the financial information company that bears his name, Michael Bloomberg has presided over two years of robust expansion and record revenue, all while laying the groundwork for …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 7:18 a.m.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says there are “no circumstances” in which he will join the 2016 race for the White House, even as he calls for an alternative …
Fri., March 4, 2016
Denial of the right to vote for those who have been convicted of felonies is another way that voter participation is suppressed on a massive scale.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
The Mexican government has made his first direct response to Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the two countries’ border – and make Mexico pay for it.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Thursday that the prospects for a safe future are “greatly diminished” if Donald Trump becomes the Republican nominee for president.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is effectively ending his campaign after a poor finish across the Super Tuesday primaries.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Was that really Chris Christie, the brusque, take-a-back-seat-to-no-one governor of New Jersey? Christie’s seemingly shell-shocked gaze as he stood behind Donald Trump on Super Tuesday is generating befuddlement and mockery …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:05 a.m.
It’s getting harder and harder for rivals of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to plot a realistic course to their party’s nomination. That doesn’t mean they’ll stop trying.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
On a night where Donald Trump leaped ahead of Republican rivals and won at least seven states, it was fitting that he dispensed with tradition and did not throw a …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
The Mexican government has come up with a plan to confront criticism of the country during U.S. electoral campaigns, but it doesn’t include getting into verbal duels with presidential candidates.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday anyone who wants to be the Republican presidential nominee must reject any racist group or individual. Ryan made the tacit swipe at GOP front …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 10:41 a.m.
Much separates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton as they battle for the Democratic nomination. But few issues show the contrast better than their relationship with Wal-Mart Stores Inc., America’s biggest …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
President Barack Obama on Friday pushed back against relentless Republican criticism of his economic leadership, saying his policies are paying off in “big tangible ways” and anyone who doesn’t acknowledge …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
Mexicans are backing former President Vicente Fox in his verbal spat with Donald Trump after Fox called the Republican front-runner “crazy” and a “false prophet” and Trump replied that Fox …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says that if he’s elected president, American newspapers should watch out.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
The Idaho attorney general’s office is investigating a political action committee.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
Iranians across the Islamic Republic voted Friday in the country’s first election since its landmark nuclear deal with world powers, deciding whether to further empower its moderate president or side …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 7:46 a.m.
Uganda’s main opposition party said on Friday that over 200 of its supporters have been detained across the country, hampering efforts to launch a legal challenge against the disputed election …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 5:07 p.m.
Melania Trump has seen more of the world than most people – a journey propelled by her own big dreams concocted as a young girl growing up under Communism.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who unsuccessfully sought his party’s presidential nomination, on Thursday called Donald Trump a “nut job” who likely will win the GOP nod, but lose in November’s …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Republicans opposed to the rise of businessman Donald Trump said Thursday night’s GOP debate should be used as a moment for his remaining opponents to slow his political momentum.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 6:39 a.m.
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Sheila Covert is worried about Donald Trump. A loyal Republican voter from swing state Virginia, Covert calls the businessman “bombastic” and says there’s “just no substance” in …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
After months of staying neutral in his party’s primary, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is endorsing Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
House Republicans urging a steep increase in the Pentagon’s budget have received $10 million in campaign contributions over the course of their congressional careers from defense contractors that would benefit …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
A new law that automatically registers eligible voters in Oregon has added nearly 10,000 voters to the rolls since Jan. 1.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
For the first time in months, Donald Trump has lost the lead in a major national poll, falling behind Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
In “an open letter to the Latino community” published online, Carlos Santana, George Lopez, Zoe Saldana and other prominent Latino celebrities and activists say Donald Trump’s GOP rivals have not …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
In one of the more elaborate and unexpected spoofs of Donald Trump, Johnny Depp has joined the ranks of the combed-over, starring in a mock documentary released the morning after …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
Spokane Valley does have initiative process, but it’s rarely used.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
A county in southwestern Idaho has updated its voting equipment in anticipation of the 2016 presidential election. The Idaho Statesman reports that voters in Boise and other Ada County locations …