Campaigns

FILE- In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. The National Rifle Association's campaign against former Ohio Gov. Ted Stickland in his race for the Senate is a window into how the influential gun rights group wields its political muscle. A new test of the NRA's clout will play out in the coming months as gun control advocates demand swift action following the Florida school shooting. But the group still counts President Donald Trump and senior congressional Republicans as its allies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 05, 2018 - 8:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association pounced when former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, declared at an AFL-CIO event in Cleveland that the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia "happened at a good time." Scalia remains a hero to...
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FILE- In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. The National Rifle Association's campaign against former Ohio Gov. Ted Stickland in his race for the Senate is a window into how the influential gun rights group wields its political muscle. A new test of the NRA's clout will play out in the coming months as gun control advocates demand swift action following the Florida school shooting. But the group still counts President Donald Trump and senior congressional Republicans as its allies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 05, 2018 - 1:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association pounced when former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, declared at an AFL-CIO event in Cleveland that the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia "happened at a good time." Scalia remains a hero to...
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FILE- In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. The National Rifle Association's campaign against former Ohio Gov. Ted Stickland in his race for the Senate is a window into how the influential gun rights group wields its political muscle. A new test of the NRA's clout will play out in the coming months as gun control advocates demand swift action following the Florida school shooting. But the group still counts President Donald Trump and senior congressional Republicans as its allies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 05, 2018 - 1:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland ran for the U.S. Senate, the National Rifle Association unleashed a wave of negative ads that portrayed its one-time ally as interested only in money and power. The anti-Strickland campaign in Ohio two years ago is a window into how the...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, guests attend 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 04, 2018 - 10:29 pm
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — George P. Bush's campaign flyers in Texas declare that he's "standing beside our president" — the one who called his dad, Jeb, an embarrassment to his family and a pathetic person. At a political forum outside San Antonio, another Republican candidate brags about his "...
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FILE In this file photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, Russian TV host and presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak attends a rally in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, in Moscow, Russia. The campaign office of celebrity Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak on Sunday March 4, 2018, said she was doused with water and knocked to the ground in an assault. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
March 04, 2018 - 2:03 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak's campaign office says she was doused with water and knocked to the ground in an assault on Sunday. The incident came several days after Sobchak threw water on nationalist presidential candidate Vladimir Zhirinovsky during a televised...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, guests attend 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 04, 2018 - 12:50 pm
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — George P. Bush's campaign flyers in Texas declare that he's "standing beside our president" — the one who called his dad, Jeb, an embarrassment to his family and a pathetic person. At a political forum outside San Antonio, another Republican candidate brags about his "...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, guests attend 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 04, 2018 - 12:47 pm
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — George P. Bush's campaign flyers in Texas declare that he's "standing beside our president" — the one who called his dad, Jeb, an embarrassment to his family and a pathetic person. At a political forum outside San Antonio, another Republican candidate brags about his "...
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March 04, 2018 - 10:10 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The campaign office of Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak says she was doused with water and knocked to the ground in an assault. The Sunday incident came several days after Sobchak threw water on nationalist presidential candidate Vladimir Zhirinovsky during a televised...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, guests attend 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 04, 2018 - 9:58 am
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — George P. Bush's campaign flyers in Texas declare that he's "standing beside our president" — the one who called his dad, Jeb, an embarrassment to his family and a pathetic person. At a political forum outside San Antonio, another Republican candidate brags about his "...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, guests attend 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 04, 2018 - 9:55 am
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — The Trump effect on Republican campaigns on full display in Texas' first-in-the-nation primary. Texas votes Tuesday. President Donald Trump recently tweeted his endorsement of Texas' entire slate of Republican statewide officeholders, down to the obscure job of railroad...
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