Judicial elections

February 24, 2018 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of discussions with the Justice Department, Democrats on the House intelligence committee released Saturday a classified memo that counters GOP allegations that the FBI abused U.S. government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference...
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A Facebook posting, released by the House Intelligence Committee, for a group called "Being Patriotic" is photographed in Washington, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. A federal grand jury indictment on Feb. 16, charging 13 Russians and three Russian entities with an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, noted that beginning in June 2016, defendants and and their co-conspirators organized and coordinated political rallies in the U.S. The "Being Patriotic" promoted and organized two political rallies in New York according to the indictment. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
February 17, 2018 - 4:53 am
MOSCOW (AP) — One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the U.S. justice system is unfair. Mikhail Burchik was quoted as saying by the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda that "I am very surprised that, in the opinion of the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2015, file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, center, accompanied by state House Minority Leader Rep. Frank Dermody, right, D-Allegheny, and state Rep. Joe Markosek, left, D-Allegheny, discuss state budget negotiations at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. It's deadline day in Pennsylvania's gerrymandering case for Democratic Gov. Wolf and others to submit maps of new congressional district boundaries that they want the state's Supreme Court to adopt. The midnight deadline Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, gives justices four more days to impose new boundaries, just three months before Pennsylvania's primary elections. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 15, 2018 - 11:40 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — New proposals to redraw Pennsylvania's congressional districts rolled in Thursday in a high-stakes gerrymandering case, meeting a court-ordered deadline to submit maps of boundaries for the state Supreme Court to consider adopting for this year's election. Submitting maps...
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Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as South African President by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, left, in Cape Town, South Africa Thursday Feb. 15, 2018. Ramaphosa on Thursday was elected unopposed as South Africa's new president by ruling party legislators after the Wednesday resignation of Jacob Zuma. (Mike Hutchings / Pool via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 1:58 pm
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa became South Africa's president with a message of clean government and inclusiveness on Thursday, stirring the hopes of many South Africans that he can reverse a corrosive period of decline and division under his predecessor, Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa, a...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee about Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. Text messages between two FBI officials that have been reviewed by The Associated Press show they spoke admiringly of Comey at the time. The text messages were provided by the Justice Department to Congress, and are part of an inspector general investigation into the handling of the Hillary Clinton email inquiry. One exchange took place in July 2016 as Comey defended to Congress the FBI’s decision not to bring charges in that case. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 07, 2018 - 10:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The day in July 2016 that FBI Director James Comey defended to Congress the bureau's decision in the Hillary Clinton email probe, two FBI officials traded admiring texts about his verbal dexterity — and mocking jibes at the lawmakers questioning him. Congress, wrote FBI lawyer...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee about Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. Text messages between two FBI officials that have been reviewed by The Associated Press show they spoke admiringly of Comey at the time. The text messages were provided by the Justice Department to Congress, and are part of an inspector general investigation into the handling of the Hillary Clinton email inquiry. One exchange took place in July 2016 as Comey defended to Congress the FBI’s decision not to bring charges in that case. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 07, 2018 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The day in July 2016 that FBI Director James Comey defended to Congress the bureau's decision in the Hillary Clinton email probe, two FBI officials traded admiring texts about his verbal dexterity — and mocking jibes at the lawmakers questioning him. Congress, wrote FBI lawyer...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee about Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. Text messages between two FBI officials that have been reviewed by The Associated Press show they spoke admiringly of Comey at the time. The text messages were provided by the Justice Department to Congress, and are part of an inspector general investigation into the handling of the Hillary Clinton email inquiry. One exchange took place in July 2016 as Comey defended to Congress the FBI’s decision not to bring charges in that case. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 07, 2018 - 7:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The day in July 2016 that FBI Director James Comey defended to Congress the bureau's decision in the Hillary Clinton email probe, two FBI officials traded admiring texts about his verbal dexterity — and mocking jibes at the lawmakers questioning him. Congress, wrote FBI lawyer...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee about Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. Text messages between two FBI officials that have been reviewed by The Associated Press show they spoke admiringly of Comey at the time. The text messages were provided by the Justice Department to Congress, and are part of an inspector general investigation into the handling of the Hillary Clinton email inquiry. One exchange took place in July 2016 as Comey defended to Congress the FBI’s decision not to bring charges in that case. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 07, 2018 - 7:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The day in July 2016 that FBI Director James Comey defended to Congress the bureau's decision in the Hillary Clinton email probe, two FBI officials traded admiring texts about his verbal dexterity — and mocking jibes at the lawmakers questioning him. Congress, wrote FBI lawyer...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee about Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. Text messages between two FBI officials that have been reviewed by The Associated Press show they spoke admiringly of Comey at the time. The text messages were provided by the Justice Department to Congress, and are part of an inspector general investigation into the handling of the Hillary Clinton email inquiry. One exchange took place in July 2016 as Comey defended to Congress the FBI’s decision not to bring charges in that case. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 07, 2018 - 6:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The day in July 2016 that FBI Director James Comey defended to Congress the bureau's decision in the Hillary Clinton email probe, two FBI officials traded admiring texts about his verbal dexterity — and mocking jibes at the lawmakers questioning him. Congress, wrote FBI lawyer...
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February 06, 2018 - 9:53 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked some but not all of the North Carolina legislative districts that federal judges redrew for this year's elections. The justices partially granted Tuesday the request of Republican lawmakers who argue House and Senate maps they voted for last...
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