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Sanders rallies Wisconsin voters before Trump, Obama visits

Oct. 22, 2018 12:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urged college students and other supporters Monday at an early-voting rally on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus to throw Republican Gov. Scott Walker out of office and re-elect Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. The event comes at the...

Poland's ruling populists see power, appeal checked

Oct. 22, 2018 10:55 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's populist ruling party has seen its fortunes turn after nearly three years of aggressive governing and vast popularity. First, the European Union's top court checked a key element of the party's overhaul of the courts. Local elections Sunday revealed limits to its appeal. Law...

Vote count begins after chaotic Afghan elections

Oct. 22, 2018 10:10 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan authorities have begun counting votes after chaotic parliamentary elections marred by violence, technical glitches and unprecedented delays, the election commission said Monday. Independent Elections Commission Chairman Abdul Badi Sayat said that around 4 million out of 8.8...

Florida's culture clash pits Gillum against Trump voters

Oct. 22, 2018 1:22 AM EDT

THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's loyalists here at Florida's premier retirement community fear Andrew Gillum. It has nothing to do with his race, they insist, when asked about the 39-year-old Democrat who could become the state's first African-American governor. Instead, The Villages'...

Maldives' Supreme Court refuses to annul presidential vote

Oct. 21, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives' top court on Sunday dismissed the outgoing president's petition seeking an annulment of last month's presidential election result. The five-member Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the election was conducted within the law. No other details were immediately known. The...

Democrats look to Latinos to provide midterm support

Oct. 21, 2018 7:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patricia Lugo rattled off a string of fierce adjectives describing life under the Trump administration — "ugly," ''bad," ''terrible." She joined a cluster of other Latinos in a Las Vegas shopping center in listing grievances against the president that included referring to Mexican...

Exit poll: Polish populists lead local votes, support down

Oct. 21, 2018 6:23 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The governing populist party, which has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions, was the top vote winner in local elections Sunday, according to an exit poll, but it was headed to lower support than it got in Poland's 2015 parliamentary elections. The Ispos survey said...

The Latest: Exit poll: Pro-EU candidate wins Poland vote

Oct. 21, 2018 3:25 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's local elections (all times local): 9 p.m. Exit polls show that pro-European Union opposition candidate has won Warsaw mayoral race in local elections, preserving the party's control of the capital city. The Ispos survey says that Rafal Trzaskowski, a former...

Exit poll: Poland's ruling conservatives win elections for provincial councils

Oct. 21, 2018 3:13 PM EDT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Exit poll: Poland's ruling conservatives win elections for provincial councils.

Exit poll: Pro-EU opposition candidate for Warsaw mayor wins local election

Oct. 21, 2018 3:05 PM EDT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Exit poll: Pro-EU opposition candidate for Warsaw mayor wins local election.