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Voters make their way into the polling station at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Ala., on for the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Republican Bobby Bright on Tuesday. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
July 17, 2018 - 2:40 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama runoff election (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Alabama's election chief says turnout in the primary runoffs appears to be "extraordinarily low." Secretary of State John Merrill gave the assessment late Tuesday morning. Among the notable races, U.S...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election that hinges on her loyalty _ or lack thereof _ to President Donald Trump. Roby is facing former Democrat Bobby Bright in Tuesday’s Republican runoff election. She’s trying not to become the third congressional incumbent to lose her seat this primary season.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 17, 2018 - 1:35 pm
MILLBROOK, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama Republican congresswoman who once distanced herself from President Donald Trump over his "Access Hollywood" comments is now relying on his endorsement as she fights off a surprisingly strong GOP challenger. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Democrat-turned-Trump...
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Marlene Burkgren, 67, of Ashburn, Va., teaches a Tai Chi class at Cascades Loudoun County Senior Center, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Sterling, Va. It stands to shift the direction of the nation’s highest court for decades, but President Donald Trump’s move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has barely cracked the consciousness of voters in the nation’s top political battlegrounds. In northern Virginia, here two-term Congresswoman Barbara Comstock is considered one of the nation’s most vulnerable Republicans, Burkgren says she feels powerless to stop Trump’s party from confirming Kavanaugh. “I’m a little disappointed with the way things have worked out,” said Burkgren, a volunteer teach tai chi teacher at the local senior center.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 14, 2018 - 9:26 am
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — It stands to shift the direction of the nation's highest court for decades, but President Donald Trump's move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has barely cracked the consciousness of some voters in the nation's top political battlegrounds. Even among this year's most prized...
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July 09, 2018 - 9:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House GOP's campaign committee is dropping its support for a New Jersey Republican running for Congress over his racially charged writings on social media and online. An attorney who has hosted talk shows, Seth Grossman is the GOP nominee for an open seat in the 2nd District,...
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July 09, 2018 - 12:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Missouri Republican is warning voters that "our way of life is at risk" in a new television ad that seizes on the Supreme Court vacancy to mobilize voters against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. The ad campaign, among the first of its kind in the fight for control of Congress...
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In this June 27, 2018 photo, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is photographed while being interviewed in Rockefeller Center in New York. Ready or not, change is coming to the House Democrats. Across the country, a new generation of Democrats is making its way to Washington. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
July 02, 2018 - 12:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready or not, change is coming to the House Democrats. Across the country, a new generation is making its way to Washington. It's not just that some of the Democrats, like 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are young and progressive. They are. Or that many are women entering...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, arrives for a House Committee on the Judiciary oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A special election Saturday, June 30, 2018 will replace Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who resigned in April amid allegations of sexual harassment and word that he used $84,000 from a special House fund to settle a 2014 lawsuit stemming from them. It marks the district’s third election this year, following the March 6 primary and May 22 runoff and proceeding November’s general election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 30, 2018 - 10:48 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One might forgive voters on Texas' Gulf Coast for being sick of heading to the polls. A special election Saturday will replace Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who resigned in April amid allegations of sexual harassment and word that he used $84,000 from a special House...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on tariffs on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCaskill's Republican opponents are again criticizing her for her wealth as she makes a bid for a third term. Much of McCaskill's wealth stems from the business success of her husband, Joseph Shepard, which was well-established when they married in 2002. Opponents have tried to paint her as out of touch. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 29, 2018 - 5:33 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement has presented Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill with a choice that could make or break her chances of being re-elected to a third term. If McCaskill votes against President Donald Trump's pick, she could...
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In this June 28, 2018 photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., joins activists at the Supreme Court as President Donald Trump prepares to choose a replacement for Justice Anthony Kennedy, in Washington. Several prominent Democrats who are mulling a bid for the White House in 2020 sought to bolster their progressive credentials this week by calling for major changes to immigration enforcement, with some pressing for the outright abolition of the federal government’s chief immigration enforcement agency. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has said Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, has “become a deportation force.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 29, 2018 - 4:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Several prominent Democrats who are mulling a bid for the White House in 2020 sought to bolster their progressive credentials this week by calling for major changes to immigration enforcement, with some pressing for the outright abolition of the federal government's chief immigration...
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Tom Bates, Oklahoma's interim health commissioner, speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 27, 2018. Bates said the state's Department of Health will be ready to implement a new law allowing medical marijuana. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
June 27, 2018 - 6:46 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The head of Oklahoma's health agency said Wednesday there's a framework in place to get the medical marijuana industry rolling in the state soon, despite concerns from Gov. Mary Fallin that a statewide vote "opens the door" for recreational use. Oklahoma voters easily approved...
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