Negative campaigns

June 27, 2018 - 9:24 am
HWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's president (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Zimbabwe's president has backed out of his first campaign rally since a deadly attack on Saturday that state media called an assassination attempt. An official has announced to a packed stadium in Hwange that...
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June 27, 2018 - 8:44 am
HWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president says he suspects a political faction supporting former first lady Grace Mugabe of being behind the deadly attack on his campaign rally on Saturday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke to the BBC as he prepared to hold his first rally on Wednesday since...
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June 27, 2018 - 7:01 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president says he suspects a political faction supporting former first lady Grace Mugabe of being behind the deadly attack on his campaign rally on Saturday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke to the BBC as he prepared to hold his first rally on Wednesday since...
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A statue of Abraham Lincoln watches over voters as they cast their ballots during Election Day at the Salt Lake County vote center in Trolley Square in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (Steve Griffin/The Deseret News via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 4:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican voters in the U.S. Senate primary in Utah were deciding Tuesday between Mitt Romney and a state lawmaker who kept him from getting the GOP nomination at the party's convention as the former presidential candidate looks to restart his political career. Romney has...
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Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign breakfast stop at Sill's Cafe Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Layton, Utah. Utah's primary election will give the former GOP presidential nominee a second chance to dispatch of state lawmaker Mike Kennedy who defeated him at the party convention in his bid replace retiring U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 26, 2018 - 2:59 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney will learn Tuesday if he'll continue the reboot of his political career as voters cast ballots in the primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah vacated by Orrin Hatch, who is retiring after more than 40 years in office. Romney, a former GOP presidential candidate and...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018 file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez speaks during an event kicking off his campaign for re-election at Union City High School, in Union City, N.J. This year’s race for a U.S. Senate seat from New Jersey won’t start officially until after the Democratic and Republican primaries on Tuesday, June 5. But already incumbent Democratic Sen. Menendez and Republican challenger Bob Hugin are hurling insults at one another in what will be New Jersey’s only statewide contest this fall and an arena in the national fight for control of the narrowly divided Senate. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 31, 2018 - 5:01 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Ads with grainy images and pointed attacks? Check. Millions of dollars in campaign coffers? Another check. This year's race for a U.S. Senate seat from New Jersey won't start officially until after Tuesday's Democratic and Republican primaries. But already incumbent Democratic...
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May 31, 2018 - 12:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Ads with grainy images and pointed attacks? Check. Millions of dollars in campaign coffers? Check again. This year's race for a U.S. Senate seat from New Jersey won't start officially until after Tuesday's Democratic and Republican primaries. But already incumbent Democratic...
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May 30, 2018 - 5:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's office is dismissing President Donald Trump's latest claim that she's an "MS-13 lover" as simply not true. The Democratic leader's spokesman pointed to a fact-checker's report rating Trump's earlier suggestions that she favors of the gang as "...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2016, file photo, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., participates in a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Russia on Capitol Hill in Washington. Twenty-three years ago, Scott Baugh was a little known Southern California lawyer whose conservative politics and youthful brio impressed Rohrabacher, who steered his new protege to a seat in the state Legislature. Now, Baugh wants the congressman's job. (AP Photo/Paul Holston, File)
May 27, 2018 - 12:39 pm
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Twenty-three years ago, Scott Baugh was a little-known Southern California lawyer whose conservative politics and youthful brio impressed Republican U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, who steered his new protege to a seat in the state Legislature. Now, Baugh wants the...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel for the Department of Human Services, advanced to a runoff in the election for the nonpartisan state Supreme Court seat, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File)
May 23, 2018 - 1:36 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending and a flurry of attack ads will drag on for another six months, with an incumbent justice heading into a runoff in November against an attorney backed by an...
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