Election Top Stories

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — States are free to use federal grant money intended to improve how elections are run in order to pay for criminal investigations of potential voter fraud, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission has ruled. The commission's opinion is a relief to election...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A lawsuit against several allies of Gov. Chris Christie in connection with the George Washington Bridge lane closings was refiled Thursday, several weeks after a judge dismissed an earlier version. The amended complaint, a putative class action that combines...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A lawsuit against several allies of Gov. Chris Christie in connection with the George Washington Bridge lane closings has been revived. A federal judge had dismissed the suit in June, saying the plaintiffs hadn't been specific enough in their claims, but gave...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices has died. Elsie Hillman was 89. Hillman's billionaire industrialist husband of 70 years, Henry Hillman, and their four children announced...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices has died. Elsie Hillman was 89. Hillman's billionaire industrialist husband of 70 years, Henry Hillman, and their four children announced...
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is showing he has a sense of humor about falling at his Maine summer home and fracturing a bone in his neck. The 91-year-old tweeted a smiling photo showing him in a neck brace and giving two thumbs up Thursday. He...