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Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Several people familiar with President Donald Trump's transition organization say special counsel Robert Mueller's team gained access to thousands of private emails sent and received by Trump officials before his administration began
Updated: 6 hours ago
On Trump turf, GOP still seeks North Dakota Senate candidate

On Trump turf, GOP still seeks North Dakota Senate candidate

Republicans in North Dakota, where Donald Trump won last year by one of his largest margins, are struggling to line up a big-name challenger in a prime opportunity to unseat Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.
Published: 12/16/17
After Alabama, abortion may be backseat issue in 2018 races

After Alabama, abortion may be backseat issue in 2018 races

Both Democratic and Republican operatives say abortion may take a backseat to other issues in 2018 now that conservative Alabama has elected a Democrat who supports abortion rights
Published: 12/16/17

Lawmaker's seat likely to be filled by special election

A legislative seat formerly held by a Republican Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself following sexual assault allegations will likely be filled with a special election
Published: 12/16/17

Analysis: Democrats still face long odds in governor's race

Arkansas Democrats have a candidate for the state's top office next year, but the party still faces the challenge of breaking through in a deeply red state where the incumbent GOP governor is popular and the president's approval hasn't suffered much
Published: 12/16/17
Effort to allow partisan politics in church reaches dead end

Effort to allow partisan politics in church reaches dead end

An attempt to allow churches to make political endorsements from the pulpit has reached a dead end
Published: 12/16/17

12 indicted in N. Carolina county for voting as felons

Police in North Carolina are seeking people accused of voting in the 2016 general election while still on felony probation or post-release supervision
Published: 12/15/17
Recount doesn't significantly alter Atlanta mayoral race

Recount doesn't significantly alter Atlanta mayoral race

A recount in the Atlanta mayoral election runoff didn't alter results significantly, with Keisha Lance Bottoms maintaining a narrow lead over Mary Norwood
Published: 12/14/17
Minnesota Democrats aim to clear Smith's path for 2018 bid

Minnesota Democrats aim to clear Smith's path for 2018 bid

Minnesota Democrats are trying to clear a path for Tina Smith's bid to hang on to a Senate seat in next year's unexpected election
Published: 12/14/17
Ohio's elections chief wants new voting machines by 2020

Ohio's elections chief wants new voting machines by 2020

Ohio's elections chief wants counties to modernize their voting machines before the 2020 presidential election, and he's urging the governor and state lawmakers to foot much of the bill
Published: 12/14/17