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Caldwell concedes in Florida Ag Commissioner race

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 12:11pm

Republican state Rep. Matt Caldwell said Monday he won't challenge his loss to Democrat Nikki Fried in Florida's agriculture commission race — a contest that was the closest of the three statewide seats that went through a recount.

Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones concedes Texas congressional race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 11:47am

Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones has conceded her Texas congressional race against Republican incumbent Will Hurd, nearly two weeks after the midterm elections.

Love adds to lead over McAdams in latest Utah County vote counts; more Salt Lake numbers expected Monday

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:18am

Republican Rep. Mia Love kept her lead over Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams in the latest Utah County results released Monday morning.

Record 43 Latinos to serve in Congress

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:46am

Congress will have a record 43 Latino members next year.

Big names weigh in on final unresolved US Senate election

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:42am

High-profile politicians are throwing their support to candidates in a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi, the last unresolved Senate race of the federal midterms.

The Latest: Scott says Nelson was 'gracious' in phone call

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 5:48am

The Latest on the results of Florida's election recount (all times local):

Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:08pm

Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire's ambitious neighbors are in the midst of a shadow campaign to shape the nation's first presidential primary election of the 2020 season.

Harry Reid's political machine keeps humming in Nevada

Michelle L. Price and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:18pm

Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run.

In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:14pm

This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for governor and even picking up a U.S. Senate seat.

In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting rights advocate

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:14pm

Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end.

Trump on Khashoggi death tape: 'No reason for me to hear it'

Deb Riechmann and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:56pm

President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the "very violent, very vicious" killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close ally.

Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at migrants camped in city

Yesica Fisch and Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:51pm

Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S.

Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:24am

Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road.

The Latest: Embattled Florida elections official to resign

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:16am

The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local):

Reid machine keeps humming in Nevada, even in his retirement

Michelle L. Price and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:12am

Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run.

1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes

Gary Fineout and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:04pm

Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida's young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor's office, ended his hard-fought campaign Saturday as the state's first black nominee for the post.

The Latest: GOP Trump critic Rep. Hurd re-elected in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 12:39pm

The Latest on Texas congressional race (all times local):

Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican Trump critics in Congress, re-elected to Texas swing district after close race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 12:36pm

Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican Trump critics in Congress, re-elected to Texas swing district after close race.

Love widens lead over McAdams, but race still very tight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 11:08am

Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love has widened her lead over Democratic challenger Ben McAdams, but the percentage of votes she picked up in her stronghold county dipped slightly as the race remained close to recount zone.