Month: November 2018

Arizona GOP lawmaker faces backlash over comments on race

PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican Arizona lawmaker who faced a backlash in June after saying “there aren’t enough white kids to go around” when discussing school integration faced new criticism Friday about his views on race and was booted from a committee c…

Dem defeated in Mississippi US Senate race could run in 2020

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Democrat who lost a contentious U.S. Senate runoff in Mississippi this week is preparing to run again in two years. A document filed with the Federal Election Commission on Friday creates a “Mike Espy for Senate Campaign Committ…

Judge postpones ruling on Comey challenge to GOP subpoena

A district court judge on Friday postponed issuing a ruling on former FBI Director James Comey’s effort to quash a GOP-issued subpoena.Judge Trevor McFadden gave the two sides the weekend to provide additional info…

The Latest: AP retracts call in North Carolina Congress race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The Latest on a North Carolina congressional race that remains in dispute more than three weeks after election day (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The Associated Press is retracting its call of a winner for U.S. House in North Carolin…