General elections

This Oct. 22, 2018, photo shows the ballot summary page of voter Leah McElrath, where although she voted a straight-Democratic Party ticket, the voting machine flipped her vote for United States Senator to Republican Ted Cruz. McElrath and some other Texas voters reported voting machines flipped their straight-ticket selections to the other party in key races during early voting. (Leah McElrath via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 3:19 pm
Rejected voter registrations, malfunctioning voting machines, confusion among election workers. These problems and more have surfaced during early voting ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections. A rundown of voting problems so far around the country: VOTING MACHINES — Some Texas voters reported that...
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In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, soldiers from the the 89th Military Police Brigade, and 41st Engineering Company, 19th Engineering Battalion, Fort Riley, Kan., arrive at Valley International Airport, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in Harlingen, Texas, to conduct the first missions along the southern border in support of Operation Faithful Patriot. The soldiers will provide a range of support including planning assistance, engineering support, equipment and resources to assist the Department of Homeland Security along the Southwest border. (Alexandra Minor/U.S. Air Force via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 5:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals that mark his latest...
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November 01, 2018 - 11:51 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — When a rap video critical of Thailand's military government became a huge sensation, the authorities first responded with threats to arrest its creators. Then they did what the establishment often does when under fire: try to co-opt the genre. So on Thursday a government "Thailand 4...
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President Donald Trump talks about immigration and border security from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 01, 2018 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals that mark his latest...
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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, waits to speak to students during a stop at the Texas A&M-San Antonio, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in San Antonio. Hurd, one of President Donald Trump’s few Republican critics in Congress is trying to hang on for another term in a Texas swing district. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 01, 2018 - 2:34 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Few Republicans in Congress have publicly criticized President Donald Trump like Will Hurd of Texas, who didn't vote for him in 2016 and won't say if he will in 2020. But next week on Election Day, Hurd could end up helping save him. One of just three black Republicans in...
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October 31, 2018 - 1:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Oct. 30 about concerns over mailed ballots being rejected by election officials for various reasons, The Associated Press reported erroneously where a New Hampshire woman dropped off her absentee ballot. It was at her town clerk's office, not her county office. A corrected...
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FILE- In this Oct. 23, 2018, file photo people arrive for early voting at a polling place in Charlotte, N.C. Companies aren’t required to shut down on Nov. 6, for the election, but many give their staffers paid time off to go to the polls , 44 percent, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resources Management, a trade group. Small business owners who wonder what to do should first check their state and local laws. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
October 29, 2018 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A sign in the window of a clothing store in Manhattan is already putting shoppers on notice: It will be closed on Election Day so employees will have time to vote. Companies aren't required to shut down on Nov. 6, but many give their staffers paid time off to go to the polls — 44...
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President Donald Trump arrives for a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 28, 2018 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is packing his campaign schedule before the midterm elections. Trump's campaign said Sunday that he will hold rallies in Florida and West Virginia later this week. With days to go before Election Day, Trump is seeking to boost Republicans in the face of...
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Voters cast their ballots early for the midterm elections at the Government & Judicial Center in Noblesville, Ind., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 26, 2018 - 5:42 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Less than two weeks before Election Day, early voting returns forecast a midterm election turnout not seen in decades, with Republicans and Democrats demonstrating engaged bases on each end of the political spectrum. That level of enthusiasm — turnout is well ahead of the 2014 pace...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Maine election workers begin scanning and uploading election results trickling in from across the state, in Augusta, Maine. A new system known as ranked choice voting was used to decide results in the Democratic primary and also will be used in the November general election. (AP Photo/Marina Villeneuve, File)
October 24, 2018 - 10:32 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Voters marking a single candidate on a ballot? That's so 20th century. A new way of voting in Maine allows people to rank candidates from best to worst with provisions for additional voting rounds, candidate eliminations and extra tabulations to ensure there's a consensus...
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