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From coast to coast: A look at key races in every state

Much more is at stake on Election Day than the White House. State by state, district by district, neighborhood by neighborhood, candidates and campaigners are making their last pitch for Congress, state legislatures, governor's offices, ballot questions, judgeships, city councils and lots more.

Nov. 6, 2016 9:41 PM EST
Trump pressing into Democratic territory in final days

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Fighting as a party of one, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to press into Democratic strongholds over the campaign's final days as Hillary Clinton looked to an army of A-list celebrities and politicos to defend her narrowing path to the presidency.

Nov. 6, 2016 1:27 AM EDT
US Supreme Court reinstates Arizona ballot collection ban

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday reinstated an Arizona law that makes it a felony to collect early ballots, stepping into a contentious political issue days before the presidential election and dealing a blow to Democratic get-out-the-vote efforts.

Nov. 5, 2016 8:03 PM EDT
A look at the fight for control of the Senate

Control of the Senate is on the ballot in November, with Republicans fighting to hold their majority while defending far more seats in Democratic-leaning states.

Nov. 5, 2016 4:47 PM EDT
Democrats across nation sue GOP alleging voter intimidation

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for Democrats around the country are filing lawsuits claiming Republicans and the campaign of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump are pushing supporters to intimidate and confront voters on Election Day.

Nov. 4, 2016 10:43 PM EDT
Trump, Clinton in all-out battle for New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump is barnstorming New Hampshire in a last-ditch effort to grab the state's four Electoral College votes, a critical piece of his path to victory.

Nov. 4, 2016 7:14 PM EDT
Sen. Toomey expects congressional investigations of Clinton

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, in a neck-and-neck race to keep his seat in the presidential battleground of Pennsylvania, said Friday he expects Democrat Hillary Clinton will face congressional investigations next year if she becomes president.

Nov. 4, 2016 4:33 PM EDT
Pittsburgh chief resigning weeks after no-confidence vote

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's police chief resigned Friday, weeks after a no-confidence vote by the police union and months after angering some officers by addressing the Democratic National Convention while in uniform.

Nov. 4, 2016 11:24 AM EDT
This isn't 'Survivor,' Obama says; Trump, Clinton fire away

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump warned Thursday that a cloud of investigation would follow Hillary Clinton into the White House, evoking the bitter impeachment battle of the 1990s in a closing campaign argument meant to bring wayward Republicans home.

Nov. 3, 2016 9:53 PM EDT
Fending off Trump, Clinton tries to secure Midwest blue wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is rushing to secure Michigan and bolster the Democrats' vaunted blue wall of upper Midwestern states that have backed the party's presidential nominee for two decades, sending in reinforcements as Donald Trump aims to blow up the former secretary of state's path to 270 electoral votes.

Nov. 3, 2016 7:24 PM EDT
Pennsylvania GOP senator maintains mystery over Trump vote

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is staying mum on how he'll vote on the presidential ballot, despite being pressed repeatedly during a 10-minute television appearance Thursday as he seeks re-election in a neck-and-neck race with Democrat Katie McGinty in moderate Pennsylvania.

Nov. 3, 2016 1:20 PM EDT
Questions linger about Trump's relationship with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The questions have been a recurring undercurrent throughout the presidential campaign: What is Donald Trump's relationship with Russia? Why does he keep praising its president, Vladimir Putin? Is Russia meddling in the U.

Nov. 3, 2016 3:07 AM EDT
The Latest: Clinton celebrates Cubs Series win

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):1 a.m.Hillary Clinton finally is getting a chance to cheer her hometown Chicago Cubs' victory in the World Series.

Nov. 3, 2016 1:24 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Nov. 2 The Baltimore Sun on early voting: Even before Maryland's week-long period of early voting concludes Thursday night, voter turnout records have been set.

Nov. 2, 2016 5:49 PM EDT
Questions linger about Trump's relationship with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The questions have been a recurring undercurrent throughout the presidential campaign: What is Donald Trump's relationship with Russia? Why does he keep praising its president, Vladimir Putin? Is Russia meddling in the U.

Nov. 2, 2016 4:30 PM EDT
Clinton campaign weighed forcing out Democratic chairwoman

WASHINGTON (AP) — As early as last December, the Clinton campaign was plotting ways to sideline the head of the Democratic Party amid complaints about internal fights in the party's leadership, according to the latest WikiLeaks release of hacked emails.

Nov. 2, 2016 3:44 AM EDT
Clinton campaign weighed forcing out Democratic chairwoman

WASHINGTON (AP) — As early as last December, the Clinton campaign was plotting ways to sideline the head of the Democratic Party amid complaints about internal fights in the party's leadership, according to the latest WikiLeaks release of hacked emails.

Nov. 1, 2016 4:37 PM EDT
Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump plunged into his final-week sprint to Election Day Monday decidedly on his terms: unleashing a harsh new attack against Democrat Hillary Clinton in Michigan, a state that hasn't favored a Republican for president in nearly three decades.

Oct. 31, 2016 10:48 PM EDT
Paul, Gray clash over Supreme Court in US Senate debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he "can't imagine" voting for a Supreme Court nominee from Hillary Clinton, but stopped short of vowing to continue a blockade of Democratic appointments during the first and only televised debate with challenger Jim Gray.

Oct. 31, 2016 9:56 PM EDT
Correction: Campaign 2016-How It Happens story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Oct. 29 about Election Day, The Associated Press reported erroneously that people in Colorado, Oregon and Washington have no choice but to vote by mail.

Oct. 31, 2016 5:34 PM EDT
Contest for Senate control comes down to the wire

WASHINGTON (AP) — The race for control of the Senate is tearing toward its finale on a last-minute burst of cash from both sides, with a half-dozen top races essentially tied.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:31 AM EDT
Most routes to 270 blocked for Trump, needs last-ditch surge

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The race for president reaches its final mile next week amid October surprises, but on the road to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, Hillary Clinton still has several ways to find her way to Washington.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:25 AM EDT
Most routes to 270 blocked for Trump, needs last-ditch surge

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The race for president reaches its final mile next week amid October surprises, but on the road to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, Hillary Clinton still has several ways to find her way to Washington.

Oct. 30, 2016 4:38 PM EDT

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