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Klobuchar jumps into presidential race

“I don’t have a political machine. I don’t come from money. But what I do have is this: I have grit,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Sunday. 2020 Elections The Minnesota senator becomes the first statewide elected Democrat [...]

No pro-life Democrats in 2020 race for president

The field of potential Democratic presidential candidates is expected to be the largest in history — yet none of the two dozen names being bandied about is a pro-lifer. As the party moves further to the left on abortion, pushing for fewer [...]

Trump targets Gillespie amid Northam race scandal

After nearly 24 hours without commenting publicly on the scandal, President Donald Trump tweeted after Northam held a press conference to deny the allegations. | Win McNamee/Getty Images white house By CHRISTIAN VASQUEZ 02/02/2019 [...]

Wards ousts Lines in race for Arizona GOP chairmanship

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona Republican activists on Saturday replaced incumbent state party Chairman Jonathan Lines with twice-unsuccessful U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward in the party’s top leadership post, providing a win for the party’s [...]

‘Ruthless’: How Kamala Harris Won Her First Race

*/ ]]> SAN FRANCISCO—Before a campaign forum that would help to define her nascent political career, Kamala Harris, then a 38-year-old prosecutor, was bracing for questions about an uncomfortable topic: her relationship with the mayor [...]

Judge weighs GOP victory claim in disputed N. Carolina race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina judge is considering a demand to order the victory of the Republican in the country’s last undecided congressional race despite an investigation into whether his lead was boosted by illegal vote-collection [...]

Afghan Presidential Race Takes Shape as Ghani’s Challengers Emerge

Afghanistan’s presidential race is in full swing, with several former officials lining up to challenge President Ashraf Ghani in a vote to be held in July, amid a raging war and fears that yet another fraud-marred election could further [...]

‘The new straw poll’: 2020 candidates race to build small-donor armies

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) $ 80 million 2018 Senate run broke fundraising records and places him among a small group of 2020 hopefuls who can raise massive amounts from small donors. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Elections Five [...]

The Latest: Corruption case rocks Chicago’s mayoral race

CHICAGO (AP) – The Latest on a corruption case against Chicago Alderman Ed Burke (all times local): 5:20 p.m. A federal corruption case against a powerful City Council member has rocked the crowded race for Chicago mayor. Some hopefuls [...]

Heated Senate race, other politics top news in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The year in North Dakota was dominated by politics, from the hard-fought U.S. Senate race between Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer to a complimentary and controversial Super Bowl soiree that Gov. Doug Burgum attended [...]