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Final count delayed, Georgia election turns to the courts

Tuesday  22:05,   13 november 2018

Georgia's still undecided race for governor will remain in legal limbo for several more days after a federal court put the brakes on final certification of the vote totals in one of the nation's hottest midterm matchups.... >>>

Trump, Pence miss Veterans Day observance at Arlington Cemetery

Tuesday  00:18,   13 november 2018

President Trump is spending Monday at the White House and had no plans to visit Arlington National Cemetery in northern Virginia as America observes the Veterans Day holiday. The White House announced a so-called travel lid at 10 a.m. ET, meaning... >>>

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen visits Washington to talk to special counsel Robert Mueller's team

Tuesday  00:15,   13 november 2018

Michael Cohen has repeatedly met with Robert Mueller's team since since pleading guilty in August to federal criminal charges. Those charges include campaign contribution violations related to a $130,000 hush-money payment to porn star Stormy... >>>

Fact-checking Trump's false claims about Arizona and Florida elections

Tuesday  00:00,   13 november 2018

President Donald Trump has made several false claims about the ballot-counting processes in both Florida and Arizona in recent days. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Dozens of Dems mulling White House campaigns, as wide-open 2020 contest ramps up

Monday  23:32,   12 november 2018

At least three dozen Democrats are believed to be preparing for a possible bid to take on President Trump in 2020 — more than double the crowded field of 17 Republican candidates who fought in 2016 for the chance to face then-President... >>>

Step right up: The recount circus has come back to Florida

Monday  19:30,   12 november 2018

From pro-Trump protesters to swarming lawyers to paper jams, the latest ballot counting isn't making the state look any better than the last... >>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's rhetoric on voter fraud is misleading

Monday  15:06,   12 november 2018

Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

AP Fact Check: Trump's election fiction on GOP wins, economy

Saturday  19:06,   10 november 2018

President Donald Trump is fudging the success of a "booming" economy and overstating the impact of his campaigning on the... >>>

Sinema widens lead over McSally in Arizona Senate race

Saturday  02:55,   10 november 2018

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) widened her lead over Rep. Martha McSally (R) in the heated Arizona Senate race after a new round of ballots were tallied in the Democrat's favor late Friday. Sinema more than doubled her lead over McSally with Friday... >>>

White House suspends CNN's Acosta after Trump confrontation

Thursday  05:20,   08 november 2018

The White House on Wednesday suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference. They began sparring after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants >>>

7 Dubious Claims From Trump’s Postelection News Conference

Thursday  04:40,   08 november 2018

The day after midterm elections, the president inaccurately boasted about the results and gave misleading statements on health care, immigration and... >>>

Kim Davis loses re-election bid for Kentucky county clerk

Wednesday  04:20,   07 november 2018

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who received international attention for denying gay couples marriage licenses, lost her re-election bid Tuesday, according to local reports. Davis, a Republican, was about 700 votes behind her Democratic... >>>

Analysis: 6 key, early races that will foretell Democrats' 2018 election fate

Tuesday  22:15,   06 november 2018

Election night is long. Here's where you can get a sense for where things are headed early... >>>

Fact-Checking Trump’s Election Eve Rallies

Tuesday  05:35,   06 november 2018

The president falsely accused a senator of backing “open borders” and misrepresented the cost of a building renovation as he swept through Ohio and Indiana on his way toward wrapping up his pre-election... >>>

Fact check: Trump's false and misleading claims on health care in final midterm campaign blitz

Monday  23:40,   05 november 2018

Trump made unsupported claims about pre-existing conditions, Medicare and Democrats in a pair of rallies over the... >>>