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Special election to be called for race with 1-vote margin

Sep. 18, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A special election has been ordered for a Mississippi Senate district where a candidate won by a single vote. The Sun Herald reports the certification of Dixie Newman as the winner of Senate District 50 in Harrison County was vacated by special judge Richard McKenzie on Tuesday....

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Sep. 11, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Require data on tax-credit scholarships The Citizen's Voice Sept. 11 Advocates of Pennsylvania's two backdoor voucher programs, which provide public tax credits for private contributions to private schools, say that they help...

The Latest: GOP's Bishop wins N Carolina special election

Sep. 11, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Conservative Republican Dan Bishop has won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has...

GOP holds N Carolina House seat but shows frailty in suburbs

Sep. 11, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. But his narrow victory didn't erase questions about whether President Donald Trump and...

GOP's Dan Bishop wins North Carolina congressional seat with boost from Trump after ballot fraud forced do-over election

Sep. 10, 2019 10:12 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — GOP's Dan Bishop wins North Carolina congressional seat with boost from Trump after ballot fraud forced do-over election.

Voter fraud charges being dropped against Canton official

Sep. 10, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi prosecutors have dismissed voter fraud charges after a city official agreed to step down from her elected position. The Clarion Ledger reports Vickie McNeil will resign as a Canton alderwoman Sept. 23. Madison County Assistant District Attorney Katie Moulds says McNeil is...

Trump's US-Taliban move pushes Afghans toward fragile vote

Sep. 10, 2019 8:50 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Donald Trump's sudden halt to U.S.-Taliban talks looks like a gift to the beleaguered Afghan president, who has insisted on holding a key election in less than three weeks' time despite widespread expectations that a peace deal would push it aside. Now, with an agreement...

Pence campaigns for Bishop on eve of 9th District vote

Sep. 9, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

WINGATE, N.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence joined North Carolina 9th District Republican candidate Dan Bishop for a campaign rally one day before voters go to the polls. Appearing at Wingate University on Monday, Pence implored the audience to vote for Bishop to help bring a Republican majority back to...

Correction: AF-Obit-Robert-Mugabe story

Sep. 9, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In a story Sept. 6 about the death of former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mugabe was "the first post-colonial leader of what had been British-controlled Rhodesia." In fact, a white minority government in what was then known as...

Hondurans feel fate of their unpopular president lies in US

Sep. 9, 2019 9:57 AM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — In a closet-sized underground hip-hop studio in one of the deadliest neighborhoods in Honduras' capital, Leonardo Sierra believes nothing will change in his country until the United States decides it should. In the 28-year-old's assessment, it is Washington — fearing a...