General elections

FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel for the Department of Human Services, advanced to a runoff in the election for the nonpartisan state Supreme Court seat, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File)
May 23, 2018 - 1:21 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending will drag on for another six months. Justice Courtney Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel for the state Department of Human Services, advanced to a...
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Gubernatorial candidate and former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, in red, greets Kayren Moore and her neighbors Wade Hyde, center in purple, and Tim Thobe outside a polling place at Walnut Hill Recreation Center in Dallas on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The only statewide runoff features little-known Democratic gubernatorial candidates: Ex-Dallas County sheriff Lupe Valdez against Houston businessman Andrew White. Neither is expected to seriously challenge well-funded Abbott. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 11:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on primaries on Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Texas (all times local): 11:35 p.m. A Democratic candidate who was attacked as too liberal by the national party campaign committee has lost a runoff in the race for a Houston-area House seat that Democrats hope to win from...
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May 22, 2018 - 1:07 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Some top Pennsylvania lawmakers want to allow independent voters to participate in the major parties' primary elections in an effort to bring more moderates to the polls. Currently, only voters registered with a political party may vote in its primary election, leaving...
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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to supporters at the opening of her campaign field office Friday, May 18, 2018, in Ferguson, Mo. Less than six months before Election Day, McCaskill’s standing with Missouri’s African-American community is in question. And she’s being forced to prove that she’s not taking anyone for granted. McCaskill, a Democrat facing re-election in a state that has trended sharply Republican in recent years, knows she cannot afford to lose any support this fall _ especially not from a group of voters that was supposed to be among her most loyal. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
May 21, 2018 - 3:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The African-American community's frustration with Sen. Claire McCaskill is real. The perception that the Missouri Democrat has ignored black constituents haunts the corners of her campaign receptions in Ferguson, it looms near rallies in Kansas City, and it even sneaks into...
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U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., Republican primary candidate for U.S. Senate, waves to supporters after speaking during an election night results party, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Hazleton, Pa. Barletta, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who first got national notice as a small-city mayor for his attempted crackdown on illegal immigration, on Tuesday won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 16, 2018 - 8:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's primary elections (all times local): 8:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is congratulating two of his favored candidates, Lou Barletta in Pennsylvania and Deb Fischer in Nebraska, who won their U.S. Senate primaries. In a pair of tweets Wednesday morning,...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, will pick U.S. Senate nominees for both parties out of crowded fields of candidates who hope to claim the seat held by incumbent Fischer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 15, 2018 - 11:42 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sen. Deb Fischer notched an easy Republican primary victory on Tuesday over four other GOP candidates, some of whom argued she wasn't conservative enough for deep-red Nebraska. Fischer will face Democrat Jane Raybould, a Lincoln city councilwoman who defeated three primary...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, will pick U.S. Senate nominees for both parties out of crowded fields of candidates who hope to claim the seat held by incumbent Fischer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 15, 2018 - 11:10 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sen. Deb Fischer notched an easy Republican primary victory on Tuesday despite challenges from four GOP candidates who sought to take her seat in deep-red Nebraska. Fischer will face Democrat Jane Raybould, a Lincoln city councilwoman who defeated three primary opponents...
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Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul Mango arrives at a stop on his campaign trail in Johnstown, Pa., Monday, May 14, 2018. (John Rucosky/Tribune-Democrat via AP)
May 15, 2018 - 9:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the Pennsylvania primary election (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Polls are staying open late in one tiny borough in northeastern Pennsylvania. The Pocono Record reports a storm-related gas leak temporarily forced the polls to close in Delaware Water Gap Borough,...
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May 15, 2018 - 12:14 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters on Tuesday will pick U.S. Senate nominees for both parties out of crowded fields of candidates who hope to claim the seat held by incumbent Republican Deb Fischer. Fischer faces a primary challenge from four fellow Republicans but is expected to win the party's...
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Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press, in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, May 11, 2018. Berri a close ally of Syria and Iran says this week's retaliation to repeated Israeli airstrikes in Syria was a "very strong warning" to Israel. He said this time the retaliation was in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights but next time it will be in Israel proper. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
May 11, 2018 - 1:39 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The formation of a new Cabinet in Lebanon that represents all factions should take place quickly because of growing regional tensions and the fragile country's struggling economy, a senior Lebanese politician said Friday. Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri spoke in an interview with The...
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