Election Top Stories

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention has died in Rhode Island. Mark Weiner (WY'-ner) was 62. Former Providence Mayor Joe Paolino says Weiner died Tuesday morning in Newport as...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The furor over leaked emails not only got U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled out of her speaking role Monday at the Democratic National Convention; it's also providing fodder for her congressional primary opponent. Wasserman Schultz announced her...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The furor over leaked emails not only got U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled out of her speaking role Monday at the Democratic National Convention; it's also providing fodder for her congressional primary opponent. Wasserman Schultz announced her...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' strict voter ID law discriminates against minorities and the poor and must be weakened before the November elections, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, following claims that at least a half-million registered voters could have struggled to cast...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' strict voter ID law discriminates against minorities and the poor and must quickly be scrubbed of those effects before the November election, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The ruling was a striking election-year victory for the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The national rollout of Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The national rollout of Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs and tax cuts. While many of the claims Donald Trump has made about his running mate are accurate, the context is more complicated. Trump...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration urged the Virginia Supreme Court Tuesday to throw out a challenge to his restoration of voting rights for about 206,000 felons in time for the November elections, arguing that the governor acted within his power. The...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Republican leaders hastily approved rules that will govern the Republican National Convention over loud objections from anti-Donald Trump delegates. The dissident delegates wanted to hold a state-by-state roll call vote on the rules. Instead, Rep. Steve Womack,...