Presidential elections

September 09, 2018 - 8:14 am
AKUM, Cameroon (AP) — Armed Anglophone separatists burned buses and blocked traffic into and out of the capital of the English-speaking northwest region, Cameroon's military said Sunday, and it deployed additional troops. Separatists said the action in Bamenda is meant to disrupt next month's...
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Former President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns in support of California congressional candidates, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 09, 2018 - 6:48 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama says the November midterm elections will give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics," taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile campaigning for fellow Democrats to regain control of the House. Obama didn'...
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Former President Barack Obama makes a campaign stop at Caffe Paradiso in Urbana, Ill., Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, where he did a campaign stop with Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, left, following his speech at the University of Illinois. (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)
September 08, 2018 - 1:04 am
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama (all times local): 7 p.m. Former President Barack Obama has issued a scorching critique of his successor, accusing President Donald Trump of "capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years." Obama spoke at the...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, former Donald Trump presidential campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos leaves federal court after he was sentenced to 14 days in prison, in Washington. Papadopoulos, who triggered the Russia investigation, is willing to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, Thomas Breen, his lawyer, said Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
September 07, 2018 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump tweets "No Collusion. A great day for America!" after a former campaign adviser received a 14-day prison sentence for lying to the FBI. George Papadopoulos is the first...
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People light candles in support of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's Presidential candidate for the National Social Liberal Party, who was stabbed during a campaign event, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Bolsonaro, a leading Brazilian presidential candidate whose heated rhetoric has electrified some voters and angered others in a deeply polarized electorate, was stabbed during a campaign event. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
September 06, 2018 - 11:01 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The wounding of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate has the potential to reshape the election contest after dramatically exposing deep polarization in Latin America's largest nation. Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro is a former army captain who has promised to crack...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2018 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans. Michelle Obama will headline voter registration rallies in Las Vegas and Miami later this month during a week of action to encourage voting for the November elections by a nonpartisan organization she co-chairs, organizers said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 05, 2018 - 6:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are stepping up their political involvement ahead of the November midterm elections, moves aimed at bolstering Democratic enthusiasm as the party aims to regain control of Congress. Advisers cast a speech Barack Obama will give...
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Ayanna Pressley, who won the 7th Congressional District Democratic primary Tuesday, speaks at a Massachusetts Democratic Party unity event, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Boston. At left is Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and at right is Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
September 05, 2018 - 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic makeover is in full swing. With just a few primaries remaining before the decisive midterm elections in November, voters have dramatically reshaped the Democratic Party to become younger, more diverse and unquestionably liberal. The latest turn came Tuesday in...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, Geoff Diehl addresses the Massachusetts Republican Convention at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Diehl defeated two other candidates in the Sept. 4 Republican primary, and will face Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the November general election. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
September 04, 2018 - 10:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren will face off against Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl as she battles for a second term and gears up for what could be a possible run for president. Diehl defeated two other GOP candidates in Tuesday's Massachusetts primary for the chance to...
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FILE - This pair of file photos shows U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., left, on Feb. 1, 2018, in Cambridge, Mass., and Boston city councilor Ayanna Pressley, right, on June 30, 2018 in Boston. Pressley is challenging the veteran Massachusetts congressman in the Sept. 4 state Democratic primary. If elected, she'd be the first black woman Massachusetts has sent to Congress. (AP Photos/File)
September 04, 2018 - 8:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the primary election in Massachusetts (all times local): 9:35 p.m. U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano has conceded to Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley in Massachusetts' Democratic primary. Pressley is all but certain to become the first black woman elected to Congress from...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., left, pause as protesters disrupt the confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 04, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Spoiling for a fight, a trio of Democratic senators weighing 2020 presidential campaigns seized upon the opening moments of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings Tuesday in a show of force aimed at countering President Donald Trump. One by one,...
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