Primary elections

FILE - In this June 17, 2017 file photo, Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., appears on Capitol Hill in Washington. Messer is running for Senate in Indiana, though he primarily lives with his family in suburban Washington. It could complicate his plans to win the Republican primary and unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly next year. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 17, 2017 - 11:04 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A campaign stop for Rep. Luke Messer in his bid for Senate involves traveling from his family's home in suburban Washington back to Indiana, where aides say he typically stays overnight with his mom. Although living outside the state is hardly a first for members of Indiana's...
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November 08, 2017 - 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as his top environmental adviser said Wednesday she is unconvinced by a new U.S. government assessment reaffirming that manmade carbon emissions are the primary cause of climate change. Kathleen Hartnett White testified before a Senate...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, former Sen. Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton arrive on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, for the inauguration ceremony of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Time has not healed the Democratic party’s wounds. On Election Day 2016, Democrats suffered a devastating and shocking loss. A year later, they’re still sorting through the wreckage. The infighting, the divisive personalities and the questions about how it happened are still front and center, threatening to hold the party back in elections on Tuesday and into next year’s midterms. (Win McNamee/Pool Photo via AP, File)
November 07, 2017 - 3:47 am
Time has not healed the Democratic party's wounds. On Election Day 2016, Democrats suffered a devastating and shocking loss. A year later, they're still sorting through the wreckage. The infighting, the divisive personalities and the questions about how it happened are still front and center,...
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November 05, 2017 - 9:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic Party (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Former interim Democratic chair Donna Brazile is feuding with current party chairman Tom Perez. The battle is reopening wounds left by the 2016 primary elections and Hillary Clinton's failed campaign. The dispute is...
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File-This May 12, 2014, file photo shows Paul Singer, founder and CEO of hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation, speaking at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, in New York. A conservative website with strong ties to the Republican establishment first retained the firm that investigated Donald Trump’s past, and ultimately produced a dossier that alleged a compromised relationship between the president and the Kremlin. The Washington Free Beacon on Friday. Oct. 27, 2017, confirmed it had originally funded research compiled by the firm Fusion GPS. But leaders from the Free Beacon, which is funded in large part by the Republican donor Singer, insisted that none of the early research it received appears in the dossier released later in the year detailing explosive allegations, many uncorroborated, about Trump compiled by a former British spy. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 28, 2017 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A conservative website with strong ties to the Republican establishment triggered the investigation into Donald Trump's past that ultimately produced the dossier that alleged a compromised relationship between the president and the Kremlin. The Washington Free Beacon on Friday...
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File-This May 12, 2014, file photo shows Paul Singer, founder and CEO of hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation, speaking at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, in New York. A conservative website with strong ties to the Republican establishment first retained the firm that investigated Donald Trump’s past, and ultimately produced a dossier that alleged a compromised relationship between the president and the Kremlin. The Washington Free Beacon on Friday. Oct. 27, 2017, confirmed it had originally funded research compiled by the firm Fusion GPS. But leaders from the Free Beacon, which is funded in large part by the Republican donor Singer, insisted that none of the early research it received appears in the dossier released later in the year detailing explosive allegations, many uncorroborated, about Trump compiled by a former British spy. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 27, 2017 - 10:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A conservative website with strong ties to the Republican establishment triggered the investigation into Donald Trump's past that ultimately produced the dossier that alleged a compromised relationship between the president and the Kremlin. The Washington Free Beacon on Friday...
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FILE-In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., talks to reporters as he returns to his office from a vote, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Taking on a crowd of jeering union workers, standing up to a charismatic Democratic opponent on his home turf or lecturing upper management of one of the world's largest corporations, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker has rarely backed down from a fight. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 26, 2017 - 5:52 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taking on a crowd of jeering union workers, standing up to a charismatic Democratic opponent on the man's home turf or lecturing upper management of one of the world's largest corporations, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker has rarely backed down from a fight. So it came as little...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves a meeting with President Donald Trump on his tax reform agenda, Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017.
October 25, 2017 - 3:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Can the traditional Republican Party survive the presidency of Donald Trump? That existential question, which has nagged at Republicans since Trump's stunning election one year ago, flared up anew Tuesday with Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's announcement that he is retiring from...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo, Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez speaks at a protest against President Donald Trump's new travel ban order in Lafayette Square outside the White House in Washington. Navigating ongoing rifts on the political left, Perez said party unity is crucial in the fight against Trump, whom he lambasted as an “existential threat” to the nation. “We have the most dangerous president in American history and one of the most reactionary Congresses in American history,” Perez said as he addressed the first national party gathering since his election in February. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
October 21, 2017 - 6:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trying to quell accusations that he is ousting activists from the party's left flank, Democratic Chairman Tom Perez told fellow Democrats on Saturday that unity is crucial in the fight against President Donald Trump, whom he lambasted as an "existential threat" to the nation. "We...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2017 file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during a press conference to make an announcement for the city to host the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games 2028, at Stubhub Center in Carson, outside of Los Angeles, Calif. Garcetti is taking his argument on the road, but he doesn’t want you to assume he steering himself toward the White House. The mayor of the nation’s second largest city has been traveling nationally to raise money and campaign for other Democrats. He’s making the rounds Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Democratic Party’s annual meeting in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
October 21, 2017 - 4:24 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking his argument on the road, but he doesn't want you to assume he's steering himself toward the White House. At least not yet. "I have a job I love," Garcetti says as he makes the rounds at the Democratic National Committee's annual meeting in...
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