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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla — After Republicans, including President Donald Trump, made unsubstantiated accusations of illegal activity, a judge on Monday urged the warring sides in the Florida recount to “ramp down the rhetoric,” saying it erodes public confidence in the election for Senate and governor. The state’s law enforcement arm and elections monitors have found … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

Democratic wins could mean state action on health care, guns

Democratic gains in the 2018 elections could lead to a push for expanded health coverage, gun control and recreational marijuana in some states. Democrats won complete control of the governor’s office and both legislative chambers in six new states — Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Nevada, New Mexico and New York. Leaders there already are making plans … Continue reading Democratic wins could mean state action on health care, guns

WASHINGTON | Midterms offer clues for Trump, Dems in ’20 presidential bid

WASHINGTON— This week’s midterm elections offered revealing lessons for both parties as battle lines begin to emerge for the 2020 presidential election. For Democrats, the potential path back to the White House opened somewhat with a string of statewide victories in Rust Belt states that long backed the party’s nominees but flipped to President Donald … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Midterms offer clues for Trump, Dems in ’20 presidential bid

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump claims Dems will take wrecking ball to US

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump and midterm elections (all times local): 6:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is making a final elections argument by claiming that Democrats will take a “wrecking ball to our economy and to the future of our country.” Trump made the second of his final three rally stops on Monday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump claims Dems will take wrecking ball to US

ATLANTA  | Obama urges Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor

ATLANTA  — Former President Barack Obama urged Georgia voters on Friday to elect Stacey Abrams governor as a way to counter divisiveness and help keep Republicans from dismantling much of his legacy. Speaking before a raucous crowd at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Obama never mentioned President Donald Trump or Abrams’ Republican opponent Brian … Continue reading ATLANTA  | Obama urges Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor

BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana Senate race brings out both Trump and ‘The Dude’

BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale may not be a household name, but he’s surrounded on the campaign trail by President Donald Trump and other big-name Republicans like Vice President Mike Pence, Sens. Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. His opponent, Democratic Sen. Jon Tester? He’s got “The Dude.” Arguably the biggest name to … Continue reading BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana Senate race brings out both Trump and ‘The Dude’

BILLINGS, Mont | With Trump in Montana, Sen. Jon Tester turns to ‘The Dude’

BILLINGS, Mont.  — Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale may not be a household name, but he’s surrounded on the campaign trail by President Donald Trump and other big-name Republicans like Vice President Mike Pence, Sens. Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. His opponent, Democratic Sen. Jon Tester? He’s got “The Dude.” Arguably the biggest name to … Continue reading BILLINGS, Mont | With Trump in Montana, Sen. Jon Tester turns to ‘The Dude’