November election

MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin Republicans forge ahead with power-stripping bills

MADISON, Wis.— Wisconsin Republicans were moving quickly Monday with a rare lame-duck session that would move the 2020 presidential primary date and make sweeping changes to the duties of the governor and attorney general’s offices. The changes being sought would shift power to the GOP-controlled Legislature and allow outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to make … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin Republicans forge ahead with power-stripping bills

Colorado News: DENVER, U.S. Attorney Announces November 2018 Election Officer

DENVER, Co. – United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn announced today that Assistant United States Attorney Rebecca Weber will lead the efforts of his Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. AUSA Weber has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer … Continue reading Colorado News: DENVER, U.S. Attorney Announces November 2018 Election Officer

WICHITA, Kan. | ACLU sues Dodge City over voting access for Hispanics

WICHITA, Kan. — Moving the only polling site in Dodge City, Kansas, outside the city limits will make it more difficult for the city’s majority Hispanic population to vote because they tend to have less access to transportation and flexible work schedules, according to a federal lawsuit filed Friday. The lawsuit also seeks a temporary … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | ACLU sues Dodge City over voting access for Hispanics

WASHINGTON | Who follows Speaker Ryan? Battle for power looms in GOP

WASHINGTON — Win or lose in the race for the majority, House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election, with the party lacking a clear heir apparent to take the place of House Speaker Paul Ryan. President Donald Trump has signaled he’d be happy with next-in-line Kevin … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Who follows Speaker Ryan? Battle for power looms in GOP

SAN FRANCISCO | Feinstein takes heat over Trump, immigration in only debate

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein talked up the knowledge and accomplishments that come from her long career in Washington during a debate Wednesday as her rival in the November election, fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon, suggested she’s to blame for dysfunction in Congress and the lack of action on immigration and climate change. … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Feinstein takes heat over Trump, immigration in only debate

WASHINGTON | Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed 15 more judges late Thursday, all but wrapping up its pre-election work on a top Republican priority days after Brett Kavanaugh‘s confirmation to the Supreme Court. Clearing the judicial nominees provided a signature walk-off for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has focused on reshaping the judiciary with more conservative … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority

WASHINGTON | Ryan touts GOP record for election, says Dems on ‘fringes’

WASHINGTON  — House Speaker Paul Ryan is delivering an upbeat assessment of the GOP’s accomplishments as he makes the case for his party in the November election. Ryan in a speech Monday at the National Press Club pointed to tax cuts, bolstered defense spending and efforts to curtail opioid addiction and human trafficking as top … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ryan touts GOP record for election, says Dems on ‘fringes’

SAN FRANCISCO | California governor candidates face off in only debate

SAN FRANCISCO — The two men hoping to be California’s next governor are set to meet Monday for what’s likely to be their only debate ahead of the November election. Republican John Cox and Democrat Gavin Newsom will square off at San Francisco public radio station KQED. The hour-long debate will not be televised but … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California governor candidates face off in only debate