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Biden leads the pack in funds raised in Aspen area

November 12, 2019

Pitkin County residents have poured $138,412 into the campaign coffers of active presidential candidates since Jan. 1, with Joe Biden well ahead of the pack. An Aspen Times review of Federal Election Commission records shows...

States setting early turnout records ahead of Election Day

November 2, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 30 million Americans have cast early ballots ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections, eclipsing the 2014 early totals nationally and suggesting a high overall turnout for contests that could define the...

Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota getting free IDs

October 31, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Efforts by American Indian tribes in North Dakota to provide free identification with street addresses to thousands of members in advance of Tuesday’s election are cutting into the number of Native...

Candidates sidestep Trump in midterm closing message

October 29, 2018

POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) — Tom MacArthur is doing something that’s familiar to dozens of candidates in the most fiercely contested congressional races: Tiptoeing around President Donald Trump. The Republican congressman has done more than...

AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans see a sharply divided nation

October 27, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — With just two weeks to go until the critical midterm elections, an overwhelming majority of Americans say the United States is greatly divided, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...

Kansas governor hopefuls talk big on budget, avoid details

October 27, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The top candidates for Kansas governor have big and radically different ideas for moving their state ahead, after its name became shorthand for failed tax policies. Democrat Laura Kelly, a veteran...