Campaign 2018

Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File
January 06, 2019 - 12:42 pm
By PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' last legislative session ended with one lawmaker threatening to shoot another after reporting Hispanic protesters to immigration agents, and corporate giants from Amazon to the NFL issuing warnings over a "bathroom bill" targeting...
Read More
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File
November 18, 2018 - 4:53 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon who first arrived on Capitol Hill in the decades when Democrats dominated this presidential battleground state, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday, ceding a razor-thin race to the...
Read More
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
November 15, 2018 - 9:46 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000.
Read More
AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter
November 07, 2018 - 10:28 am
By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — After hours of television commentating, swinging needles on election meters and reams of statistics from obscure counties called up on computer screens, CNN's Jake Tapper had a revelation about Tuesday's midterm elections. "Actually," he said, "this...
Read More
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
November 07, 2018 - 8:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but immediately threatened Democrats, who won back control of the House and with it the power to investigate the president's personal and professional conduct.
Read More
AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
November 07, 2018 - 1:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans retained Senate control Tuesday with relatively little suspense, ousting Democratic incumbents in Indiana, North Dakota and Missouri and delivering a victory to President Donald Trump by preserving the chamber as a showplace for his conservative priorities for two more...
Read More
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
November 07, 2018 - 12:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were poised to seize the House majority from President Donald Trump's Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a...
Read More
AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File
November 07, 2018 - 12:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — What is already the most diverse Congress ever will become even more so after Tuesday's elections, which broke barriers of race and gender.
Read More
AP Photo/Eric Gay
November 07, 2018 - 12:00 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Rep. Beto O'Rourke didn't go quietly to defeat. Thanking his campaign supporters for their spirited challenge to Sen. Ted Cruz, he said on live television Tuesday: "All of you, showing the country how you do this. I'm so f---ing proud of you guys." The Texas Democrat has been...
Read More
Dreamstime
November 06, 2018 - 10:24 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin voters have approved $925 million in bond projects on Tuesday's ballot. With nearly all of the votes counted, all of the bond propositions had passed with 70 percent or higher of the vote. Proposition A: $250 million for affordable housing The money is set to go towards...
Read More

Pages