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National Politics

McCaskill reaching out to rural Missouri ahead of election

McCaskill reaching out to rural Missouri ahead of election

Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is holding another round of town halls in rural, Republican strongholds as she gears up for a competitive re-election campaign
Published: 08/20/17
Indiana's Donnelly, a top GOP target, starts re-election bid

Indiana's Donnelly, a top GOP target, starts re-election bid

Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is positioning himself as a moderate as he launches his re-election bid in a state that President Donald Trump easily won last year.
Published: 08/20/17

Gillespie says conservatives must reject "evil" hate groups

Virginia Republican Ed Gillespie gubernatorial candidate is telling conservative activists they need to stand up against the "twisted mindset" of the hate groups
Published: 08/19/17
GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open

GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open

Republicans across the country are expressing deep doubts about President Donald Trump's competency and temperament
Published: 08/19/17
Trump remarks could sidetrack Democrats from other issues

Trump remarks could sidetrack Democrats from other issues

Responding to Trump's remarks about white supremacist violence could sidetrack Democrats from issues important to a wider range of voters in 2018 midterm elections
Published: 08/19/17

Arizona anti-voucher referendum on track to ballot

State election officials say 97 percent of the more than 111,000 signatures turned in to block Arizona's ambitious school voucher program expansion have passed an initial certification
Published: 08/19/17
Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture-war debate
Published: 08/19/17
Trump ousts Steve Bannon: influential, divisive strategist

Trump ousts Steve Bannon: influential, divisive strategist

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post
Published: 08/18/17

New Jersey sending most info requested by Trump voting panel

New Jersey election officials have sent most of the information requested by President Donald Trump's voting commission
Published: 08/18/17

Recount planned in Sedro-Woolley City Council race

With one vote separating two candidates in the primary election for the Sedro-Woolley City Council at-large position, Skagit County Elections Department staff will perform a recount
Published: 08/18/17