Politics - Elections

Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

Published Apr. 23 2018

Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And...

U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen's campaign chief sees 'clear path to victory'

Published Apr. 20 2018

Democrat Phil Bredesen's U.S. Senate campaign chief says in a memo that four months into the former Tennessee governor's campaign,...

State GOP removes 7 Senate candidates, 1 governor candidate from primary ballot

Published Apr. 7 2018

The Tennessee Republican Party's governing body voted unanimously Saturday to strike seven would-be U.S. Senate GOP primary candidates from...

Bradley County Commission: Industrial park a top priority for District 6 Seat B candidates

Published Apr. 2 2018

Candidates seeking a District 6 seat on the Bradley County Commission cite the Spring Branch Industrial Park, located near Exit...

House Speaker Paul Ryan: Will he stay or will he go?

Published Mar. 30 2018

Paul Ryan's future as House speaker has been such a topic of speculation that even the simple question of whether...

Supreme Court takes up 2nd major partisan redistricting case

Published Mar. 26 2018

The Supreme Court has already heard a major case about political line-drawing that has the potential to reshape American politics....

Poll: Bredesen holds narrow lead over Blackburn in Tennessee U.S. Senate race

Published Mar. 22 2018

Former Gov. Phil Bredesen has a slight edge over U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn in a new poll on the U.S....

Democrats giddy about odds of retaking Illinois' top job

Published Mar. 21 2018

Democrats are giddy following Illinois' primary about their chances of reclaiming the governor's office from a GOP incumbent who barely...

Republican Rick Saccone concedes Pennsylvania U.S. House race to Democrat Conor Lamb

Published Mar. 21 2018

Republican Rick Saccone conceded defeat to Democrat Conor Lamb on Wednesday night in a closely watched special election in Pennsylvania,...

Rauner, Pritzker win primaries in Illinois governor's race

Published Mar. 21 2018

The race for Illinois governor will be a battle between two deep-pocketed candidates who've already sunk more than $120 million...

U.S., South Korea, Japan discuss denuclearization, summits

Published Mar. 19 2018

Top U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials discussed how to achieve the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during weekend...

GOP considers recount, lawsuit in special House race in Pennsylvania

Published Mar. 15 2018

Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where...

Democrat clings to lead in Pennsylvania House race; GOP eyes recount

Published Mar. 14 2018

Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where...

Too close to call but Democrat Conor Lamb claims win in Pennsylvania

Published Mar. 13 2018

A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in...

California bound: Trump heading to state he loves to hate

Published Mar. 12 2018

Donald Trump is coming — at last — to the state he loves to hate, setting foot in California for...

Democrat seeks coal-country help in Pennsylvania House election

Published Mar. 11 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb went to Pennsylvania's coal country for help in the final days before the first congressional election of...

Rally shows free-wheeling, media-bashing Trump here to stay

Published Mar. 11 2018

He urged his audience not to jeer North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un while goading the crowd to boo the...

Putin on alleged US election interference: I don't care

Published Mar. 10 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he doesn't care about alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election because the actions...

Ex-Tennessee governor's Senate campaign fears it was hacked

Published Mar. 8 2018

Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen's campaign for U.S. Senate told the FBI on Thursday that it fears it has been...

Democratic turnout surges in Texas, helping women candidates

Published Mar. 7 2018

Democrats in deep-red Texas turned out Tuesday in the largest numbers in more than two decades for a midterm primary...

First polls close in Texas with Democratic turnout high

Published Mar. 6 2018

Democrats in deep-red Texas kicked off the nation's 2018 midterm primary elections Tuesday with a surge in turnout, dozens of...

Ohio race shows how NRA flexes its political muscle

Published Mar. 5 2018

The National Rifle Association pounced when former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, declared at...

Phil Bredesen: Bob Corker and I had 'numerous' conversations about Senate race

Published Mar. 4 2018

Former Gov. Phil Bredesen said Friday he's had numerous conversations with Sen. Bob Corker since Corker announced his decision to...