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WASHINGTON | Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

WASHINGTON — Exactly seven months before the 2016 presidential election, Russian government hackers made it onto a Democratic committee’s network. One of their carefully crafted fraudulent emails had hit pay dirt, enticing an employee to click a link and enter her password. That breach of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was the first significant step … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

TOPEKA, Kan | Even in GOP bastion Kansas, 2 congressional seats in play

TOPEKA, Kan. — Competitive races for two of Kansas’ four U.S. House seats are making Republicans sweat to keep their all-GOP state delegation, a twist in a state where President Donald Trump won by nearly 21 points and a leading candidate for governor is gun-rights and immigration hardliner Kris Kobach. In one case, the Republican … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Even in GOP bastion Kansas, 2 congressional seats in play

First polls close in Texas vote with Democratic turnout high

AUSTIN, Texas /March 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Democrats in deep-red Texas kicked off the nation’s 2018 midterm primary elections Tuesday with a surge in turnout, dozens of women seeking office and early signs of midterm anger toward President Donald Trump. The biggest question as polls closed was whether Texas is just the start of what’s … Continue reading First polls close in Texas vote with Democratic turnout high

The Latest: NRA protests minimum age hike for rifles

WASHINGTON/February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and guns (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The National Rifle Association says any legislation aimed at raising the age requirement for rifle and shotgun purchases would deprive young Americans their constitutional right to self-protection. Federal law already prohibits those under the age of 21 … Continue reading The Latest: NRA protests minimum age hike for rifles

The Latest: NY lawmaker links mass murderers, Democrats

WASHINGTON /February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on President Donald Trump and guns (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Democrats are voicing outrage over comments that Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney of New York made claiming that “so many of these people that commit the mass murders end up being Democrats.” Evan Lukaske, a spokesman for … Continue reading The Latest: NY lawmaker links mass murderers, Democrats