State elections

Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke addresses a gathering during a campaign stop at a restaurant in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, March 21, 2019. O'Rourke announced last week that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
March 23, 2019 - 11:43 am
CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — Beto O'Rourke leaves room for voters to decide for themselves what he is and what he could be. He's Bobby Kennedy and Barack Obama. He's nothing new. He'd be a great vice president. He's a man whose candidacy will be a melted candle in a matter of months. He's exactly what...
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Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke listens to a question during a campaign stop at a brewery in Conway, N.H., Wednesday, March 20, 2019. O'Rourke announced last week that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
March 22, 2019 - 7:41 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke is stressing the importance of achievements of the civil rights movement during the first visit of his presidential campaign to the early-voting state of South Carolina. Before a crowd of several hundred gathered Friday at the University of South...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019 photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington. As the former vice president inches closer toward a third White House run, several moments in his long career loom as immediate political liabilities should he decide to join a Democratic primary already stocked with more than a dozen candidates. From his vote for the Iraq war to his key role in passing a bill that made bankruptcy harder to declare for debt-ridden Americans, Biden would have multiple fronts on which to reconcile his past with the future of a party that’s moved leftward even since he left former President Barack Obama’s administration. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 22, 2019 - 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Representatives for Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams say that rumors the former vice president planned to choose the onetime Georgia gubernatorial candidate as his 2020 running mate are "false" and that there was "no grand plan hatched." Biden spokesman Bill Russo tweeted Friday that...
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Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke addresses a gathering during a campaign stop at a restaurant in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, March 21, 2019. O'Rourke announced last week that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
March 21, 2019 - 4:43 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke says he is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities serve in leadership positions, both in his campaign and, if he wins, in his administration. The former congressman from Texas was asked Thursday in New Hampshire how...
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FILE- In this Feb. 2, 2019, file photo former Virginia Governor and U.S. Sen. George Allen, right, talks with supporters during a stop in Bristol, Va. Allen was on a five-city town hall tour of Virginia to discuss the need for nonpartisan and transparent redistricting reform during this year's General Assembly session. In Vermont, a commission submits plans for state House and Senate districts to the state Legislature, which can approve or change them. (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP, File)
March 21, 2019 - 3:44 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Frustrated by partisan gerrymandering, voters in a growing number of states have taken the pen and computer away from lawmakers who have traditionally drawn U.S. House and state legislative districts and instead entrusted that responsibility to others. In the past decade...
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President Donald Trump takes a tour of the Lima Army Tank Plant, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Lima, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 20, 2019 - 3:32 pm
LIMA, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump campaign in Ohio (all times local): 3:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has toured a tank manufacturing plant that is benefiting from a boost in defense spending. Trump was shown the bottom half of an Abrams tank being built at the Lima Army Tank...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference on the Rose Garden of the White House with visiting Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, March 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 20, 2019 - 12:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to Ohio, the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort. Trump's visit Wednesday marks his first trip to Ohio since last year's midterm election campaign, when Ohio was a rare bright spot for...
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FILE - In this pool image from video, Stacey Abrams delivers the Democratic party's response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 from Atlanta. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp served as the state’s chief election officer while he ran for governor in 2018. Abrams has alleged he mismanaged the election which she narrowly lost, an allegation which Kemp denies. (Pool video image via AP)
March 19, 2019 - 11:18 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia's Stacey Abrams said Tuesday she's willing to meet with any candidate running for president in 2020, but warned she has two ground rules before she starts meeting with the wide range of Democratic hopefuls "My two requirements," Abrams said while speaking at...
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, center, thanks students as he leaves the The Hub Robison Center on the Penn State campus in State College, Pa., Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 19, 2019 - 3:29 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke is making an early impression in Pennsylvania, a late-voting state that may yet play a role in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary contest. An animated O'Rourke spoke Tuesday for 50 minutes to a crowd of hundreds in a Penn State...
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March 15, 2019 - 6:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Election Commission is fining Texas Sen. Ted Cruz $35,000 for failing to disclose that he received loans to help finance his 2012 Senate run. Cruz said at the time that his family liquidated their net worth to loan $1.43 million to his campaign. But the FEC later found...
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