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Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become solidly Republican like many of its Midwestern neighbors....
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AP Exclusive: Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas election officials acknowledge that hundreds of people were allowed to bypass the state's toughest-in-the-nation voter ID law and improperly cast ballots in the presidential election by signing a sworn statement instead of showing a photo ID....
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Proposed DNC resolution mocks FBI Director James Comey
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Democratic National Committee will have a chance to officially slam FBI Director James Comey for his election-year probe of Hillary Clinton in a resolution that's a riff on ABC's "Designated Survivor."...
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Wisconsin US Rep. Duffy won't challenge Baldwin in US Senate
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy announced Thursday that he won't challenge Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin in 2018, clearing the way for other Republicans who were waiting for Duffy to decide....
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South Dakota tries to limit outsiders' money in initiatives
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- Top South Dakota Republicans are moving to stem the flow of out-of-state money into its ballot question campaigns after millions of dollars poured in last fall seeking to influence a long list of voter initiatives....
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Kennedy family members active in politics
By announcing his bid for Illinois governor in 2018, Chris Kennedy joins a long list of politically influential family members. Here are some other Kennedy relatives who are or have been involved in public service:...
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Robert F. Kennedy's son announces bid for Illinois governor
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Kennedy, son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, announced Wednesday he will run for Illinois governor in 2018, bringing the instant name recognition of his family's political legacy to what's expected to be a sharply contested race....
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The Latest: Pritzker still considering Illinois governor bid
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Latest on businessman Chris Kennedy, the son of late U.S. Sen. Robert Kennedy, announcing his run for Illinois governor (all times local):...
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While Bolts bolt, Beane to run for San Diego City Council
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- While the Chargers relocate to Los Angeles, one employee will remain in San Diego and run for the city council....
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America: What in the world does it want to be?
NEW YORK (AP) -- George Washington, first president, said this: "It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world."...
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