John Hanna, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 4:29pm
Kris Kobach, a vocal ally of President Donald Trump and an advocate of tough immigration laws, confirmed Friday that he is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing the Kansas governor's race.
David Koenig and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 3:25pm
America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines. And some travelers had braced for the worst.
The future of a much-criticized database that checks if voters are illegally registered in multiple states is up in the air after its patron, Kris Kobach, lost the Kansas race for governor and is out of elected office.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 10:58am
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats on Friday as a common-sense fighter for family, and especially children's, issues, in her first visit to the early-voting state as a 2020 Democratic presidential prospect.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 10:20am
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul never shies away from speaking his mind, but his attorneys are asking a Kentucky judge to make the Republican lawmaker's political beliefs off-limits at his upcoming trial against the neighbor who tackled him while he was doing yard work at his home.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 11:01pm
At 36, Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tah-juhj) is just over the minimum age required to be president of the United States. Few people know his name outside South Bend, Indiana, the Rust Belt community where he's mayor.
Biskupski's 2019 address — in contrast to last year's speech, when she called for tough changes, including a tax hike and a new bond to pay for streets — was a victory lap for the mayor as she headed into her fourth year in office.
Alan Suderman, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 10:28am
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has dusted off his old state political action committee to accept big donations and cut checks to Democratic parties in early-voting states as he weighs a presidential run, campaign finance records show.
North Carolina's elections director says evidence collected in an investigation into possible fraud in the nation's last undecided congressional race is secure and ready if Congress needs to take a look.