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Split GOP tries to unite in Louisiana governor's race runoff

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican leaders working to oust the Deep South's only Democratic governor were trying Sunday to put their intraparty backbiting behind them ahead of Louisiana's November runoff election, needing a united focus if they want to keep John Bel Edwards from a second term.

Oct. 13, 2019 1:51 PM EDT
Louisiana's Democratic governor forced into runoff

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters denied him an outright primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election.

Oct. 13, 2019 12:53 AM EDT
After static summer, Democratic race enters a chaotic fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall, shaped by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment crisis surrounding President Donald Trump.

Oct. 12, 2019 9:28 AM EDT
Trump gripes about impeachment, media at Louisiana rally

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on "a lot of crap.

Oct. 11, 2019 10:29 PM EDT
Trump attacks Biden, slams impeachment probe at Minn. rally

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail, with biting and unsupported attacks on potential Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

Oct. 11, 2019 1:47 PM EDT
2020 Democratic candidates pledge support to LGBTQ community

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Addressing an LGBTQ community fearful that their gains in equality are slipping, Democratic presidential candidates on Thursday promised an aggressive agenda to end workplace discrimination, improve health care and ensure protections for people who face threats, or worse, because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Oct. 10, 2019 11:58 PM EDT