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Will 'all Trump, all the time' help the GOP in the midterms?

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:48pm

President Donald Trump is betting that his ubiquitous role in the midterm elections — all Trump, all the time — will pay off for Republicans trying to hang onto their perilous majorities in Congress.

New documents contradict Florida Democratic nominee Gillum

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:11pm

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has asserted he paid his way on trips to Costa Rica and New York City that are now the focus of an ongoing ethics investigation, but newly released documents appear to contradict the Tallahassee mayor.

The Latest: Cuomo, Molinaro spar in NY gov race sole debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:07pm

The Latest on the sole debate between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Marc Molinaro (all times local):

San Francisco to allow noncitizens to vote for school board

Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:43pm

San Francisco will become the largest city in the United States and one of only a handful nationwide to allow noncitizens, including people in the country illegally, to vote in a local election in November.

Salt Lake County mayor again prioritizes Oxbow Jail, public safety in 2019 budget proposal

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:39pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on Tuesday announced his 2019 budget proposal with new money for public safety, but without a tax increase.

Abrams, Kemp set to meet in Georgia governor's debate

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:13am

Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp will meet Tuesday evening in their first of two debates in a fierce Georgia governor's race rocked recently by charges of voter suppression and images of Abrams burning a Confederate insignia as a college student.

Trump escalates immigration rhetoric at rally to boost Cruz

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:23pm

President Donald Trump escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas, falsely accusing Democrats of "encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws, violate our borders and overwhelm our nation."

The McCain Institute is looking for a few good mavericks

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:23pm

A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is looking for "mavericks" to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm election and fight for human rights around the world as President Donald Trump pursues his "America first" foreign policy.

Cuomo, Molinaro to spar in NY gov race's only planned debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:17pm

New Yorkers may get their only chance Tuesday to see Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo debate Republican challenger Marc Molinaro before next month's election.

Ellison abuse allegation fuels Minnesota GOP rival's bid

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:19pm

In ads, rallies and the signage on his campaign bus, the Republican running for Minnesota attorney general has a prevailing message for voters: He's not Keith Ellison.

'Mavericks needed': McCain Institute wades into election

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:01pm

A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is looking for "mavericks" to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm election and fight for human rights around the world as President Donald Trump pursues his "America first" foreign policy.

North Carolina lieutenant governor in voter fraud video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:55pm

North Carolina's lieutenant governor appears in a video that offers instructions on how to commit voter fraud in the state.

Poll worker's error means vote re-do for legislative races

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:56pm

Nearly 150 North Carolina voters will be invited to cast their ballots a second time after a poll worker's mistake meant they were given the wrong paperwork.

Lawsuits: Georgia absentee ballots improperly rejected

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:33pm

A federal judge is considering whether a Georgia practice of rejecting absentee ballots and absentee ballot applications because of a mismatched signature without first providing recourse for the voter is unconstitutional.

Students sue Texas county, allege voting rights violations

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:19pm

A group of students from a historically black university have filed a lawsuit alleging a southeast Texas county is suppressing the voting rights of its black residents.

Hagel: Democratic Sen. Heitkamp has veterans' backs

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:04pm

Former Republican senator and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is telling North Dakota veterans to support Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.

Missouri judge clarifies ruling on voter photo ID law

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:25pm

A Missouri judge on Tuesday made clear that local election workers cannot enforce a core requirement in a new voter photo identification law, taking away the teeth of the law in advance of a marquee U.S. Senate election on Nov. 6.

Idaho GOP takes down social media posts mocking Democrat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:28am

The Idaho Republican Party has removed social media posts that added a mocking laugh track aimed at a Democratic candidate.

Delaware house candidate admits removing rival's pamphlet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:16am

A Delaware state house candidate has acknowledged removing her opponent's campaign literature from the front door of a home.