Mayoral elections

May 16, 2017 - 7:16 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez plans to meet with an anti-abortion Democratic group amid divisions within the party over whether to back candidates opposed to abortion. Democrats for Life Executive Director Kristen Day said Tuesday that the DNC and her...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, former Nebraska Democratic state Sen. Heath Mello speaks during a mayoral debate against his Republican challenger, incumbent Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert in Omaha, Neb., ahead of the May 9, 2017, election. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 10, 2017 - 12:08 am
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Democrat Heath Mello lost his race for Omaha mayor Tuesday in a setback for supporters who argued that the Democratic National Committee and abortion rights groups were wrong to attack the anti-abortion former state senator. Mello, a 37-year-old Catholic from Omaha's working-...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, former Nebraska Democratic state Sen. Heath Mello speaks during a mayoral debate against his Republican challenger, incumbent Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert in Omaha, Neb., ahead of the May 9, 2017, election. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 09, 2017 - 8:13 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Voters in Omaha are not just deciding the city's mayor, but whether a Democrat who opposes abortion rights can give the party some hope in the conservative heartland. Democrats around the country have focused on their party's candidate Heath Mello, some looking to the 37-year...
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A Femen activist is led away by French police in Henin-beaumont, northern France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 07, 2017 - 5:25 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has cast her ballot in Henin-Beaumont, a small northern town controlled by her National...
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May 05, 2017 - 12:09 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister has warned the opposition not to disrupt voting in a local election in a western town and instead accept the offer to help monitor parliamentary polls next month. The main opposition Democratic Party has threatened "civil disobedience," starting with...
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April 28, 2017 - 2:28 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran's mayor and presidential candidate Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf accused on Friday President Hassan Rouhani's administration of dishonesty, mismanagement and supporting the rich at the expense of the poor in the first debate between the six presidential candidates. During the...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally for Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 20, 2017 - 10:59 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. It may not seem the most likely role for the...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks in Boston. Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
April 20, 2017 - 12:59 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. It may not seem the most likely role for the...
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray reads a statement to media members, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Seattle. A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Murray of sexually molesting a teenage high-school dropout in the 1980s, and in interviews with The Seattle Times, two other men claim he abused them. The mayor denied the allegations through his personal spokesman Jeff Reading. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 07, 2017 - 11:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Ed Murray led a long campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, toiled for nearly two decades as a state lawmaker and won his biggest personal political victory in 2013 when he unseated Seattle's incumbent mayor by promising the ultra-liberal city to raise the...
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray reads a statement to media members, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Seattle. A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Murray of sexually molesting a teenage high-school dropout in the 1980s, and in interviews with The Seattle Times, two other men claim he abused them. The mayor denied the allegations through his personal spokesman Jeff Reading. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 07, 2017 - 7:58 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Ed Murray led a long campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, toiled for nearly two decades as a state lawmaker and won his biggest personal political victory in 2013 when he unseated Seattle's incumbent mayor by promising the ultra-liberal city to raise the...
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