Presidential elections

In this Sept. 26, 2018 photo, independent candidate for governor, economic consultant Alan Caron talks to voters at a farmers market in Portland, Maine. Caron will face Democrat Janet Mills, Republican Shawn Moody and independent candidate Terry Hayes in the November general election. (AP Photo/Marina Villeneuve)
October 04, 2018 - 6:11 am
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's outgoing firebrand Republican governor has railed on his perceived opponents with fury and gusto over an eight-year term marked by profanity-laced controversy and a failed impeachment attempt. The four candidates running to succeed the governor who calls himself "...
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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., urges the audience to cheer for Republican President Donald Trump after he introduced her at a rally Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Southaven, Miss. Hyde-Smith is running for the final two years of the term of former Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who retired last year. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
October 03, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has a message for vulnerable House Republicans tiptoeing around President Donald Trump: Get on board or start packing. The warning comes in a memo from White House political director Bill Stepien, who argues that GOP candidates who try to distance themselves from...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Landers Center Arena, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Southaven, Miss. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 02, 2018 - 8:01 pm
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is looking to use his influence to sway the outcome of a low-profile election in Mississippi that could tip the balance of the Senate. As Republicans fight headwinds ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm election, Trump rallied his supporters on Tuesday behind...
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In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018 picture, Barham Salih speaks to reporters in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi state TV says parliament has elected the veteran Kurdish politician as the country's new president, a step toward forming a new government. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
October 02, 2018 - 2:02 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the country's new president on Tuesday, a step toward forming a new government nearly five months after national elections. State TV said Barham Salih, of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, won 220 votes out of the 273...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives at his prime minister's office in Tokyo Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Abe is scheduled to reshuffle his Cabinet after his re-election as president of the ruling party, retaining key diplomatic and economy posts for continuity as Japan tackles challenging trade talks with the U.S.(Yohei Kanasashi/Kyodo News via AP)
October 02, 2018 - 6:01 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday, retaining key diplomatic and economy posts as Japan tackles tough trade talks with the U.S. Abe was re-elected in September to head the Liberal Democratic Party for a third term, paving the way to serve as Japan's...
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President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd as he finishes speaking at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 01, 2018 - 8:07 pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — As the fate of his Supreme Court pick hangs in the balance, President Donald Trump barnstormed Monday for a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, warning that Democrats will unleash havoc if they gain control of Congress in November and accusing them of trying to sink...
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U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, talks with guests following an address in Manchester, N.H., Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. Flake, days after a critical vote in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, made his second visit this year to New Hampshire. The visit will once again stoke suggestions that he might run against President Trump in 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 01, 2018 - 6:54 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Jeff Flake's visit to New England (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The Republican senator at the center of the Supreme Court debate is vowing to make sure the FBI does "a real investigation" into President Donald Trump's nominee. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake spoke...
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., speaks during an appearance at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
October 01, 2018 - 3:23 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Republican senator who suddenly sits at the center of the explosive Supreme Court debate vowed Monday to ensure the FBI does "a real investigation" into President Donald Trump's nominee as he trekked across New England while exploring a possible run for president. "It does us no...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns in support of Pennsylvania candidates in Philadelphia. Obama is expanding his influence ahead of November’s midterm elections. On Oct. 1, he released a second slate of endorsements for Democrats running for offices ranging from local to national, bringing the total to more than 300. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 01, 2018 - 2:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is expanding his influence ahead of November's midterm elections. On Monday, he released a second slate of endorsements for Democrats running for offices ranging from local to national, bringing the total to more than 300. Among the most prominent...
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September 30, 2018 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said she was once a victim of sexual assault on Sunday, but said women's shared outrage over such misconduct shouldn't affect Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Conway made the comments on CNN's "State of the Union" while...
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