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Maine Greens turn to shipyard protester to raise profile

Dec. 3, 2019 3:09 PM EST

BATH, Maine (AP) — The Maine Green Independent Party is hoping to raise its profile by getting a candidate on a statewide ballot for the first time in 13 years. Maine’s Greens are looking to Solon teacher Lisa Savage, who is planning a run against Republican Sen. Susan Collins. Savage is an anti-war...

Philadelphia’s voting machines challenged in federal court

Nov. 26, 2019 5:38 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal court was asked Tuesday to force Pennsylvania to rescind its certification of a voting machine newly purchased by Philadelphia and at least two other counties in the state ahead of 2020’s presidential election. The filing casts doubt onto how 17% of...

Green Party loses recognition as Arizona political party

Nov. 18, 2019 2:49 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Green Party is losing its status as a recognized political party in Arizona. Voter registration figures released Monday show the Green Party with 6,406 members in Arizona. That’s about 17 of every 10,000 registered voters. State law requires the party to have 67 of every 10,000...

3rd-party bid? Gabbard's denials don't ease Democrats' fears

Nov. 7, 2019 12:09 AM EST

Tulsi Gabbard keeps making her fellow Democrats nervous. The Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate appeared on Tucker Carlson's show on Fox News. She wrote for the conservative-leaning editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal. She denounced Hillary Clinton as the "personification of the rot...

Gabbard says she won't mount 3rd-party 2020 presidential bid

Nov. 6, 2019 12:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Longshot presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard says she will not launch a third-party bid for the White House if she fails to secure the Democratic nomination. For weeks questions have swirled over whether the Hawaii congresswoman could play spoiler in 2020. That's what many Democrats accuse...

Correction: Election 2020-Gabbard-Clinton story

Oct. 23, 2019 11:05 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — In a story Oct. 18 about Tulsi Gabbard and Hillary Clinton, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hillary Clinton said she believes the Russians have "got their eye on somebody who's currently in the Democratic primary and grooming her to be the third-party candidate." She...

Greens seen gaining as Switzerland elects new parliament

Oct. 20, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Greens made significant gains as Switzerland elected a new parliament on Sunday, while a populist right-wing party remained the country's strongest but saw its support slip, projections indicated. The projected outcome would amount to a significant shift in a country where political change...