Politics - Elections

Resolution calling for Democratic Party to pay for House District 26 lawsuit legal fees fails in Hamilton County Commission [document]

Published Apr. 17 2019

A Hamilton County Commission resolution calling for the Tennessee Democratic Party to pay the county's legal fees stemming from last...

Iowa flooding presents campaign challenge for some 2020 Democrats

Published Apr. 16 2019

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently toured this waterlogged town near the Missouri River, blasting President Donald Trump as complicit in...

Hamilton County Election Commission OKs another $20,000 for House District 26 lawsuit legal fees

Published Apr. 10 2019

Hamilton County Election Commission members on Wednesday approved another $20,000 to pay ongoing legal fees stemming from last year's lawsuit...


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Ohio Rep Tim Ryan latest Democrat to seek White House

Published Apr. 4 2019

Ohio congressman Tim Ryan says he's running for president.

Trump claims he wasn't seeking pre-election health care vote

Published Apr. 3 2019

Amid blowback from Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump switched gears again Wednesday, suggesting he never wanted Congress to vote to...

Tennessee bill stiffens penalties on voter signup group woes

Published Apr. 2 2019

Groups that help register Tennessee voters could face fines or misdemeanors if they violate new restrictions in a bill...

Tennessee counties eye vote paper trail; state stays neutral

Published Mar. 26 2019

Amid growing national concerns about election security, Tennessee's three largest counties plan to begin using voting machines that produce a...

Beto O'Rourke boasts about $6.1 million in campaign's first 24 hours

Published Mar. 18 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke boasted Monday that the more than $6 million he raised online within a day of...

Republican wins runoff for south Georgia House seat

Published Mar. 15 2019

Republican James Burchett has won a special election runoff against a fellow Republican for a south Georgia House seat.

Georgia House backs electronic voting machines in final vote

Published Mar. 14 2019

Legislation calling for Georgia to purchase new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot is headed to the...

'Run Joe Run' signs greet Biden at firefighters' speech

Published Mar. 12 2019

With fire fighters chanting "Run Joe, run," former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday teased out themes of a possible...

GOP candidate in disputed U.S. House race not running again

Published Feb. 26 2019

The Republican candidate whose narrow lead in a North Carolina congressional race was thrown out because of suspicions of ballot...


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New election ordered in disputed North Carolina House race

Published Feb. 21 2019

North Carolina's elections board Thursday ordered a new election in the nation's last undecided congressional race after the Republican candidate...

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

Published Feb. 19 2019

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination again, a decision that will test...

Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders

Published Feb. 18 2019

Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren's opening campaign video was a...

Georgia bill would replace state's outdated voting machines

Published Feb. 15 2019

Three months after a much-disputed election for Georgia governor, lawmakers have filed a bill to make the state use voting...

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid

Published Feb. 1 2019

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday declared his bid for the presidency in 2020 with a sweeping call to unite...

In Georgia House District 5 race, candidates argue over the meaning of the word 'slashed'

Published Jan. 28 2019

Georgia State House candidate Matt Barton defended his record as a city councilman Monday, arguing his political opponent is not...