Latest 2016 United States presidential election News

Jenner's claim she didn't vote at odds with LA county record

May. 12, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner wants to be governor of California but she took a pass on voting on some of the state's most critical issues last year, from worker rights to taxes and affordable housing to affirmative action. Or did she? In the latest example...

Voting machines, ballots arrive for New Hampshire audit

May. 11, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The audit of a controversial legislative election in New Hampshire began Tuesday with the voting machines and boxes of ballots arriving at the site where they’ll be reviewed. A team of three auditors has until May 27 by law to complete their work...

Capitol siege, immigration issues mark congressional debate

May. 10, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican congressional candidate Mark Moores went on the attack against a Democratic opponent in a final pair of network television debates ahead of the June 1 election to fill an open seat based in the Albuquerque area. Moores, a state senator,...

Political newcomer Youngkin wins Virginia GOP governor race

May. 10, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Glenn Youngkin, a political newcomer who campaigned as a conservative, Christian outsider, bested a field of seven candidates to emerge as Virginia Republicans’ nominee for governor, in a year when the GOP hopes to end a 12-year losing streak in statewide races. ...

In a small New Hampshire town, the 2020 election still rages

May. 08, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) — Meetings of the Windham Board of Selectmen are usually as sleepy as they sound — a handful of residents from the New Hampshire town, a discussion of ambulance fees, maybe a drainage study. So when a crowd of about 500 people showed up last week,...

GOP seeks a candidate that can end its exile in Virginia

May. 07, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Few places in the country have moved as quickly toward Democrats as Virginia, where Barack Obama ended his party’s 44-year presidential losing streak just 12 years ago. Republicans have won the governor's mansion just once since then. And in...

Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview

May. 06, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that “I move on” when it comes to her critics. Her comment came during a one-on-one interview...

Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview

May. 06, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that “I move on” when it comes to her critics. Her comment came during a one-on-one interview...

Next stop for Caitlyn Jenner campaign: Fox's Hannity show

May. 05, 2021 10:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The slow unfolding of Caitlyn Jenner’s campaign for California governor will continue with an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, as the Republican who calls herself a “compassionate disrupter” begins to sketch a rough outline of how she would manage the...

Whose 'Big Lie'? Trump's proclamation a new GOP litmus test

May. 04, 2021 08:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and his supporters are intensifying efforts to shame — and potentially remove — members of their party who are seen as disloyal to the former president and his false claims that last year's election was stolen from him. On Capitol...