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Chafee blasts media over Trump 'onslaught,' metric coverage

Chafee blasts media over Trump 'onslaught,' metric coverage

Former Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee is defending Republican President Donald Trump against what he calls a tiresome "full onslaught" by the "mainstream media" _ and says he can relate to the commander-in-chief's struggles
Published: 02/21/17
Trump election has parallels to Andrew Jackson's presidency

Trump election has parallels to Andrew Jackson's presidency

Andrew Jackson's triumph in 1828 over President John Quincy Adams bears striking similarities to Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton last year
Published: 02/20/17
Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right

Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right

After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become solidly Republican like many of its Midwestern neighbors
Published: 02/20/17
Trump embraces legacy of Andrew Jackson

Trump embraces legacy of Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson's triumph over John Quincy Adams in 1828 bore striking similarities to Donald Trump's win over Hillary Clinton last year
Published: 02/19/17

3 Democrats vie in Ohio city's mayoral race

It's an all-Democrat field for Cincinnati's mayoral election
Published: 02/19/17

New Jersey lawmakers want to pressure Trump on tax returns

President Donald Trump might not make it on the ballot in 2020 in New Jersey and more than a dozen states if he doesn't disclose his tax returns under measures state lawmakers are considering
Published: 02/19/17

Connecticut lawmakers to consider Electoral College changes

Connecticut lawmakers are expected to hear testimony on a series of bills that would require the state's electors to cast ballots for the presidential candidate who earned the most votes nationwide, regardless of statewide results
Published: 02/19/17

Primary to narrow field for Wisconsin schools superintendent

Wisconsin schools Superintendent Tony Evers faces two challengers, Lowell Holtz and John Humphries, in Tuesday's primary
Published: 02/19/17
AP Exclusive: Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly

AP Exclusive: Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly

Texas election officials say hundreds of people were allowed to improperly cast ballots in the presidential election by signing a sworn statement instead of showing a photo ID
Published: 02/18/17

Lesson from Chamber of Commerce dinner: The 'swamp' survives

New Jersey lobbyists, politicians and business leaders schmoozed at the state Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner as Gov. Chris Christie looked ahead to the contest to succeed him
Published: 02/17/17