State elections

April 29, 2017 - 6:03 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Financial disclosure statements filed by a Montana Republican in his bid for Congress show $240,000 in investments in index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms under sanctions by the U.S. government. The sanctions were put in place by the Obama administration three...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a visit to the St. Louis City Fire Academy in St. Louis. Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list from a charity he founded. Greitens’ campaign adviser Austin Chambers said Saturday, April 29 that the violation was a “simple campaign finance matter _ not a major ethics matter.” (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
April 29, 2017 - 12:02 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list from a charity he had founded to help military veterans. The settlement ends an investigation that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a visit to the St. Louis City Fire Academy in St. Louis. Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list from a charity he founded. Greitens’ campaign adviser Austin Chambers said Saturday, April 29 that the violation was a “simple campaign finance matter _ not a major ethics matter.” (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
April 29, 2017 - 11:52 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list from a charity he had founded to help military veterans. The settlement ends an investigation that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a visit to the St. Louis City Fire Academy in St. Louis. Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list from a charity he founded. Greitens’ campaign adviser Austin Chambers said Saturday, April 29 that the violation was a “simple campaign finance matter _ not a major ethics matter.” (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
April 29, 2017 - 11:42 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list from a charity he had founded to help military veterans. The settlement ends an investigation that began shortly...
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April 29, 2017 - 10:55 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list from a charity he founded. Greitens' campaign adviser Austin Chambers said Saturday that the violation...
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Roy Moore smiles before announcing his Alabama Junior Senate race candidacy on April 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. Moore, who was the suspended Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, said he filed paperwork to resign that position. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 5:46 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's entry into the U.S. Senate race adds another layer of drama to what's already expected to be a rollicking special election to fill the seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The fiery Republican jurist's stands...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan, left, of Wis., conducts a a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Representative-elect Ron Estes, R-Ks., accompanied by his wife Susan Estes, center, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 25, 2017 - 10:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Ron Estes, winner of a closer-than-usual congressional election in Kansas, has been sworn in as the newest member of the House. Estes' race attracted national attention because it was the first congressional election since Donald Trump became president and it was seen...
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April 25, 2017 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Ron Estes, winner of a closer-than-usual congressional election in Kansas, has been sworn in as the newest member of the House. Estes' race attracted national attention because it was the first congressional election since Donald Trump became president and it was seen...
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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 Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Chaffetz says he won’t for re-election or any other office in 2018 (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
April 20, 2017 - 4:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election campaign or pressure to doggedly investigate his party's president. Instead, the 50-year-old...
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