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Senate Russia probe looking into 2016 candidate Jill Stein

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has asked for documents from Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein as part of its probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, adding another new thread to the panel's investigation as it heads into next year.

Dec. 19, 2017 5:32 PM EST
On Trump turf, GOP still seeks North Dakota Senate candidate

BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — In North Dakota, where Donald Trump won in a landslide last year, Republicans' lone Senate candidate is a little-known state lawmaker and potato farmer from a remote town closer to the Canadian border than the state capital.

Dec. 16, 2017 12:30 PM EST
Effort to allow partisan politics in church reaches dead end

NEW YORK (AP) — A provision that would have freed churches to make political endorsements has been dropped from the Republican tax overhaul, dashing the hopes of a segment of religious conservatives on what has been a key issue to the Trump administration.

Dec. 15, 2017 7:46 PM EST
Ohio's elections chief wants new voting machines by 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief wants counties to modernize their voting machines before the 2020 presidential election, and he's urging the governor and state lawmakers to foot much of the bill.

Dec. 14, 2017 4:08 PM EST