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Tight Louisiana governor’s race is testing Trump’s coattails

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In conservative Louisiana, where voters bucked expectations and elected a Democratic governor four years ago, this year’s gubernatorial race is testing if they’re willing to do it again — or if President Donald Trump can flip the seat.

Nov. 13, 2019 4:09 PM EST
GOP Rep. Peter King retiring, giving Dems new 2020 target

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Peter King, a moderate Republican who has represented a Long Island congressional district for nearly 30 years, announced Monday he won't seek reelection, enhancing Democrats' chances to grab yet another suburban House seat as they defend their majority in 2020.

Nov. 11, 2019 2:24 PM EST
2020 Watch: Bloomberg escalates doubts about front-runners

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:Days to Iowa caucuses: 84Days to general election: 358THE NARRATIVEWhether he does or doesn't run, New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg has escalated doubts about front-runners Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren and pushed Democratic anxiety to new heights.

Nov. 11, 2019 5:09 AM EST
Correction: Trump-Politics story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about elections in Virginia and Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that more than twice as many people in Virginia voted in state legislative races than 2015.

Nov. 9, 2019 8:15 AM EST
Sessions, an Alabama icon, faces uncertain path to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he wants to reclaim his old Senate seat from Alabama, where he's been a conservative icon and dominant vote-getter since the 1990s.

Nov. 8, 2019 1:59 AM EST
Pence files Trump's paperwork for the New Hampshire primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday added President Donald Trump's name to the Republican primary ballot in New Hampshire, the state where he achieved his first victory of the 2016 campaign.

Nov. 7, 2019 5:42 PM EST

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Bloomberg requests Tennessee presidential ballot petition

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Michael Bloomberg has requested a petition in Tennessee that would require securing 2,500 signatures from registered voters in less than a month if he wants to qualify for the state’s Democratic presidential primary ballot, top election officials said Wednesday.

Nov. 13, 2019 4:36 PM EST
Tight Louisiana governor’s race is testing Trump’s coattails

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In conservative Louisiana, where voters bucked expectations and elected a Democratic governor four years ago, this year’s gubernatorial race is testing if they’re willing to do it again — or if President Donald Trump can flip the seat.

Nov. 13, 2019 4:09 PM EST
Stone trial testimony ends with talk of outreach to Kushner

WASHINGTON (AP) — Testimony in the colorful trial of Roger Stone — featuring talk of dognapping and Godfather references — wrapped up Tuesday with a top Trump campaign official telling jurors that Stone tried to contact Jared Kushner to "debrief" him about hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

Nov. 12, 2019 4:36 PM EST
GOP Rep. Peter King retiring, giving Dems new 2020 target

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Peter King, a moderate Republican who has represented a Long Island congressional district for nearly 30 years, announced Monday he won't seek reelection, enhancing Democrats' chances to grab yet another suburban House seat as they defend their majority in 2020.

Nov. 11, 2019 2:24 PM EST
2020 Watch: Bloomberg escalates doubts about front-runners

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:Days to Iowa caucuses: 84Days to general election: 358THE NARRATIVEWhether he does or doesn't run, New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg has escalated doubts about front-runners Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren and pushed Democratic anxiety to new heights.

Nov. 11, 2019 5:09 AM EST