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Democrats chip away at GOP dominance in state governments

Democrats took back the governor’s offices in Illinois and Michigan on Tuesday, major steps in their nationwide strategy to reverse years of Republican gains in state capitols. In Michigan, a...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

On Election Day, voting problems emerge across the country

Civil rights groups and election officials fielded thousands of reports of voting irregularities as voting began across the country Tuesday, with voters and advocates complaining of broken...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

For voters, Election Day presents a big test for Trumpism

There were first-time voters and straight-ticket voters and some who, this go-around, switched sides. They went to the polls considering the caravan of migrants trudging across Mexico, their health...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Standing Rock’s countdown to Election Day

Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn had at least three things to do before 5 p.m. She had to get across town to the Bureau of Indian Affairs building in time to figure out how to print more tribal IDs, do an...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Measures target voting districts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A growing movement to curb partisan gerrymandering will be put to the test Tuesday by several state ballot measures that are intended to overhaul the way congressional and...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Democrat gains traction in Colorado’s 3rd District congressional race

Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush appears to be gaining traction in her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton in Colorado’s sprawling 3rd Congressional District. The national election forecast...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Kavanaugh confirmed, quickly sworn in; major Trump victory

WASHINGTON – Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice Saturday night after the bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed him. The Senate vote delivered an election-season...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

U.S. Senate panel advances revival of key conservation fund

Now that the Sept. 30 deadline has come and gone for renewal of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, the Senate is taking another shot at finding a way to get the program back on track. On...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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