Campaigns

March 07, 2018 - 4:11 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's voters are choosing a new president Wednesday from among 16 candidates in a race that has sparked debate over dual nationality and eligibility for the country's highest office. Front-runners are Samura Kamara, the incumbent's pick as successor, and...
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March 07, 2018 - 3:41 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's voters are choosing a new president from among 16 candidates in a race that has sparked debate over dual nationality and eligibility for the country's highest office. The front-runners in Wednesday's vote are Samura Kamara, the incumbent's pick as...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, campaign T-shirts are stacked on a table at a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 1:56 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST): 12:55 a.m. A former U.S. Department of Agriculture official will join a former NFL linebacker and civil rights attorney in the May runoff to face U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions. Lillian Salerno and Collin Allred advanced Tuesday to a...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, campaign T-shirts are stacked on a table at a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 1:47 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST): 12:45 a.m. A Houston Democrat has advanced to the runoff for a Houston congressional seat despite facing attacks from the top echelons of her own party. Laura Moser advanced Tuesday to a May 22 runoff against attorney Lizzie...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, campaign T-shirts are stacked on a table at a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 1:39 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST): 12:40 a.m. A retired Navy SEAL will join a Texas state representative in the Republican primary runoff in May to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Ted Poe. Dan Crenshaw served in Afghanistan and lost his right eye in a battlefield...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, campaign T-shirts are stacked on a table at a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 1:36 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST): 12:35 a.m. For all the talk of renewed Democratic energy heading into the 2018 midterms, Texas Republicans have set a new benchmark for turnout in a midterm election. More than 1.5 million people voted Tuesday in the...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, campaign T-shirts are stacked on a table at a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 1:01 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST): 12 a.m. A businessman will face a former chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the runoff for the Republican nomination to replace U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith in a hotly contested San Antonio district. Matt McCall moved on Tuesday...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, campaign T-shirts are stacked on a table at a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 12:47 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST): 11:45 p.m. Texas state Rep. Kevin Roberts has advanced to the Republican primary runoff to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Ted Poe. Roberts has served one term in the state Legislature. His opponent in the May runoff was not...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, campaign T-shirts are stacked on a table at a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 12:41 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST): 11:40 p.m. The seven-way Democratic primary in Dallas for the right to challenge longtime U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions is headed to a runoff. Leading the pack is Colin Allred, a former linebacker for the NFL's Tennessee Titans and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Texas Democrats have turned out in force ahead of their state's first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday, March 6 2018, even though their party remains a longshot to win much. Democratic early voting across Texas most-populous counties more than doubled the last non-presidential cycle in 2014. But the party hasn't won Texas statewide office since 1994. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 06, 2018 - 9:54 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats in deep-red Texas kicked off the nation's 2018 midterm primary elections Tuesday with a surge in turnout, dozens of women seeking office and early signs of midterm anger toward President Donald Trump. The biggest question as polls closed was whether Texas is just the...
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