Politics - Elections

Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

Published Feb. 20 2018

Encouraged by President Donald Trump, Republicans vowed Tuesday to fight Pennsylvania's new court-imposed map of congressional districts as dozens of...

Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

Published Feb. 19 2018

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the...

Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

Published Feb. 19 2018

Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a...

Supreme Court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute

Published Feb. 19 2018

A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button.

Republicans to decide most Bradley County, Tenn., primary races

Published Feb. 16 2018

Republican primary voters will decide nearly every Bradley County seat up for election on May 1.

Area Political Notebook: Joe DeGaetano drops judge bid, endorses Kyle Hedrick

Published Feb. 14 2018

Local attorney Joe DeGaetano has dropped his own campaign for judge of the Hamilton County Circuit Court's Division 4 and...

Mobilize the Vote event coming to Sewanee Community Center

Published Feb. 11 2018

Sewanee Organize and Act will hold a voting awareness event on Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. at the Sewanee Community...

Tennessee gubernatorial hopeful Diane Black skips forum for fundraiser [video]

Published Jan. 25 2018

While most of Tennessee's major gubernatorial candidates participated in this week's first televised forum on education, one of the Republican...

Alabama House votes to end special elections for U.S. Senate

Published Jan. 24 2018

The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to do away with special elections for the state's two U.S. Senate...

Immigrant tuition splits Tennessee gubernatorial candidates [video]

Published Jan. 24 2018

Candidates for governor in Tennessee largely agreed on broad issues facing education during the race's first televised forum Tuesday, except...

Arpaio's decision to run shakes up Senate race in Arizona

Published Jan. 10 2018

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's announcement that he'll run for the Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jeff Flake...

With long campaign behind her, Atlanta's new mayor sworn in

Published Jan. 2 2018

After emerging victorious from a crowded field and a bitterly contested runoff, Keisha Lance Bottoms was sworn in Tuesday as...


Doug Jones officially declared winner over Roy Moore in Alabama U.S. Senate election

Published Dec. 28 2017

Democrat Doug Jones' historic victory over Republican Roy Moore was declared official Thursday as Alabama election officials certified him the...

Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result

Published Dec. 28 2017

Republican Roy Moore filed a lawsuit to try to stop Alabama from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of...

Senate Majority PAC backed Jones' winning Alabama campaign

Published Dec. 27 2017

A mysterious super PAC that spent millions of dollars backing Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's Senate race was heavily funded...

Last uncounted ballots: Roy Moore can't close 20,000-vote Alabama Senate race loss

Published Dec. 20 2017

Republican Roy Moore hasn't conceded his 20,000-vote loss to Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's Senate race, and military and provisional...

Democrat recount win could alter power in Virginia's House

Published Dec. 19 2017

A single vote may spell the end of Republican control in Virginia's House of Delegates.

Sen.-elect Doug Jones: Trump shouldn't resign over sexual misconduct allegations

Published Dec. 18 2017

Democratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones says he doesn't think President Donald Trump should resign over allegations of sexual misconduct, echoing the...

Bannon, undeterred, under siege from GOP after Alabama loss

Published Dec. 14 2017

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow Republicans for coughing up a safe Senate seat in...

GOP has mixed feelings over loss in Alabama's U.S. Senate race

Published Dec. 14 2017

Weary national Republicans breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday, a day after voters knocked out their own party's...

Wild Senate race has nothing on past Alabama elections

Published Dec. 13 2017

Is the U.S. Senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones the oddest campaign ever in Alabama? Hardly.


Things to know about Alabama's new U.S. senator

Published Dec. 13 2017

Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken...

Roy Moore not conceding Senate race to Doug Jones

Published Dec. 13 2017

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is not conceding to Democrat Doug Jones, telling campaign supporters "it's not over."