Group Indiana investigating says it registered black votersA Democratic-aligned group at the center of an Indiana investigation into possible voter fraud says it is focused on registering black voters because the state had the nation's lowest overall turnout in ...
Donors pour record $458 million into California initiatives
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? Political donors have spent a record $458 million on 17 statewide November ballot initiatives in California, beating the state's own record for the most spent on propositions appearing on state ballots in a single year, campaign reports filed Thursday show.
Mexican peso dances to rhythm of US election campaign
Officials say they cannot enforce Hawaii fishing contracts
HONOLULU (AP) ? Federal officials said Thursday a new contract being used to address concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii's longline commercial fleet is not within their jurisdiction to enforce, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.
For Trump, challenging an election loss would be tough
If Donald Trump were to challenge the outcome of next month's presidential election, as he has hinted he might, he would face a difficult and expensive fight, according to election attorneys and a review of voting laws in key battleground states. Trump has said he is worried the Nov. 8 election might be rigged in favor of his opponent, Hillary Clinton, and in Wednesday's debate he refused to say he would accept the outcome. North Carolina, for example, doesn't allow a presidential candidate to request a recount at all if one candidate has a lead of more than 0.5 percent of the total votes cast.
Trump spends $70M in September, Lewandowski cashes out
Correction: Campaign 2016-Debate story
LAS VEGAS (AP) ? In one version of an Oct. 20 story about the final presidential debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Donald Trump "repeatedly" called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman." Trump did so once.
Prosecutor: Man who stalked Kendall Jenner was methodical
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? A man charged with stalking Kendall Jenner showed a single-minded focus in his efforts to meet the model and reality show star, even after he knew she was afraid of him, a prosecutor told jurors Thursday.
Rigged elections? Nasty woman? Trump's scorched earth tactics have little upside
Republican Donald Trump had one last chance at a nationally televised debate to reach out to the undecided voters he badly needs to keep his presidential campaign viable. ?The risk he faces by engaging in a scorched-earth policy is that he activates people rather than turning them off,? said Michael McDonald, who runs the U.S. Election Project at the University of Florida.
US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bagsA 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bag inflators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed ...