Tag: Campaigns

Reports: Alaska’s Murkowski has big cash lead over GOP rival

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JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski had a big cash-on-hand advantage over Republican rival Kelly Tshibaka, according to fundraising reports released Thursday. ...

Chicago banker convicted in loans-for-Trump job scheme

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NEW YORK — A Manhattan jury on Tuesday convicted a Chicago banker of criminal charges for enabling Paul Manafort to get $16 million in...

Democratic primary in Ohio emerges as test for progressives

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CLEVELAND — Amid relentless sunshine and intensifying humidity, Nina Turner led a small procession of voters last week to a polling place on Cleveland’s...

Trial to begin for suspended Georgia insurance commissioner

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ATLANTA — More than two years after he was accused of defrauding his former employer of more than $2 million and indicted on federal...

Youngkin declines debate in part over moderator Woodruff

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RICHMOND, Va. — Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin's campaign announced Monday that the political newcomer would not debate Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe at a...

Not just Catholic men: German candidate pledges diversity

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BERLIN — The leading contender to succeed Angela Merkel as Germany's chancellor pledged Sunday to emphasize diversity during the election campaign and in the...

Tears, politics and money: School boards become battle zones

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Local school boards around the country are increasingly becoming cauldrons of anger and political division, boiling with disputes over such...

Democrats bet on early Latino outreach to avoid ’20 pitfalls

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — On a sweaty recent Thursday afternoon, Alex Berrios was instructing his team on how to get people to register to vote....

DeSantis parts with Trump in response to Surfside tragedy

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — When the coronavirus ravaged Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis defiantly bucked mask mandates. He later cracked down on protesters advocating racial justice,...

Toyota changes stand, halts donations to election objectors

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DETROIT — Toyota has reversed itself and now says its political action committee will no longer contribute to the Republican legislators who voted against...