United States general election

Former President Barack Obama speaks during a rally in Detroit Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Obama criticized President Donald Trump's tenure in office Friday in a fiery speech in Milwaukee that took aim at him and other Republicans for "making stuff up." (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
October 27, 2018 - 5:30 am
DETROIT (AP) — Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's tenure in office Friday in fiery speeches in Milwaukee and Detroit that took aim at him and other Republicans for "making stuff up." The speeches were among Obama's sharpest and most direct takedowns of Trump's...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., after arriving at Charlotte Douglas International Airport for a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 26, 2018 - 6:32 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in North Carolina (all times local): 7:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is accusing the media of using the pipe bomb incident to "score political points" against him and the GOP. At a political rally Friday in North Carolina, Trump...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018 file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a Moms Demand Action gun safety rally at City Hall in Nashua, N.H. A political committee backed by billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is spending nearly $9 million to help two Democrats in tight congressional races against Southern California Republican incumbents. Federal records Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 show Independence USA is spending more than $4 million on TV ads opposing Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in Orange County's 48th District. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File)
October 26, 2018 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A rapidly escalating investigation into a wave of mail bombs targeting Democrats and prominent critics of President Donald Trump has formed the backdrop of the final stretch of campaigning in the 2018 midterms. Still unclear: what role, if any, the cases will play in the elections...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018 file photo, Oklahoma state Sen. Anastasia Pittman, D-Oklahoma City, top center left, talks with colleagues on the Senate floor, in Oklahoma City. Even in 2018, a year being portrayed as the most important midterm race in a generation, races for some of the most important positions in states across the country aren't even contests. In Oklahoma, where Republicans control the legislature, all statewide offices, and every congressional seat, the state Democratic Party didn't even field an entire slate of candidates for statewide offices, leaving candidates such as Pittman, the nominee for lieutenant governor, massively outspent. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
October 25, 2018 - 3:33 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A candidate for statewide office in Rhode Island told supporters not to volunteer or donate to his campaign: It was pointless since he had little chance of winning. A candidate for Congress in Connecticut disappeared from his own campaign, saying he'd rather spend time...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows South Dakota gubernatorial candidates in the November 2018 election from left, incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem and Democrat Bille Sutton. (AP Photo/File)
October 25, 2018 - 3:32 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — With a moderate message and television ads appealing to Republican voters, Billie Sutton has courted enough cross-party support to put Democrats within striking distance of a governorship they haven't held in decades. Sutton, a state senator and former professional rodeo...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, Wis., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 25, 2018 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump blamed the media Thursday for a "very big part of the Anger we see today in our society," as law enforcement scrambled to find those responsible for sending pipe bombs and other suspicious packages to a list of prominent Democrats including Barack Obama and...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he leaves the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, to attend a campaign rally in Mosinee, Wis. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 25, 2018 - 2:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The discovery of pipe bombs targeting prominent Democratic politicians and CNN is raising the threat of election-season violence largely unknown in the U.S. — and prompting uncomfortable questions about the consequences of leaders' increasingly vitriolic rhetoric. Coming two weeks...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, Wis., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 24, 2018 - 7:56 pm
MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Wisconsin (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's trying to be nice as he criticizes Sen. Tammy Baldwin at a Wisconsin rally following a series of attempted bombings on high-profile Democratic...
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FILE - This Oct. 20, 2014 file photo shows George Stephanopoulos at the 24th Annual Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame Awards in New York. ABC News says it is getting a one-hour jump on its rivals covering midterm election night results. The network will start at 8 p.m. Eastern time with Stephanopoulos as anchor on Nov. 6, 2018. Both CBS and NBC News previously said their continuous coverage would begin at 9 p.m. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 24, 2018 - 8:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says that it is treating midterm election night coverage as if it were a presidential year, promising Wednesday to get a one-hour jump on its broadcast rivals by devoting the entire prime-time schedule on Nov. 6 to reporting results. The network said its "Your Voice, Your...
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A voter arrives as a worker walks past during early voting at a polling place in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
October 24, 2018 - 8:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In the closing stretch of the 2018 campaign, the question is no longer the size of the Democratic wave. It's whether there will be a wave at all. Top operatives in both political parties concede that Democrats' narrow path to the Senate majority has essentially disappeared, a...
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