Latest Elections News

Israeli kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman refuses to endorse a candidate for prime minister, pushes nation toward new election

Nov. 20, 2019 6:25 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman refuses to endorse a candidate for prime minister, pushes nation toward new election.

7 key questions heading into the 2020 Democratic debate

Nov. 20, 2019 6:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction from the...

UK Tories under fire for Twitter name switch during debate

Nov. 20, 2019 6:02 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative Party was accused Wednesday of trying to deceive voters by changing the name of its press office Twitter account to “factcheckUK” during a televised election debate between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn....

Thai court removes maverick politician from Parliament

Nov. 20, 2019 4:39 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that the maverick leader of a new political party that finished third in a general election in March violated election laws and cannot keep his seat in Parliament. The court said Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, leader of the Future Forward...

Thai Constitutional Court finds leader of maverick Future Forward Party violated election law, ousts him from Parliament

Nov. 20, 2019 3:17 AM EST
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Constitutional Court finds leader of maverick Future Forward Party violated election law, ousts him from Parliament.

The Latest: House panel wraps up 5-hour hearing

Nov. 19, 2019 10:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the public impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The House Intelligence Committee has concluded a five-hour hearing with two former Trump administration officials. Kurt Volker, the former U.S. special...

Deval Patrick takes nascent 2020 campaign to South Carolina

Nov. 19, 2019 9:07 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — About a dozen black female small-business owners were gathered in a South Carolina shared workspace on Tuesday night for a networking event when they were told the newest 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, Deval Patrick, would be stopping by to introduce himself. When Patrick...

Democratic debate: Rising Buttigieg could face attacks

Nov. 19, 2019 5:59 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Pete Buttigieg’s dramatic rise from little-known Indiana mayor to a leading Democratic presidential candidate faces its toughest test on Wednesday, with rivals poised to lob debate-stage attacks in an effort to stall his momentum. The debate in Atlanta marks the first time Buttigieg...

No clear champ as Johnson, Corbyn spar in UK election debate

Nov. 19, 2019 5:54 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn attacked each other’s policies on Brexit, health care and the economy Tuesday in a televised election debate that likely failed to answer the question troubling many voters: Why should we trust you? The two...

Opioid trial against pharmacy chains scheduled for next year

Nov. 19, 2019 5:06 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge overseeing 2,500 federal lawsuits related to the nation’s opioid crisis has scheduled a trial for late next year over the role played by major pharmacy chains. U.S. District Court Judge Dan Polster in Cleveland ruled Tuesday that he would hear a case next October brought by...