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Long Winding Lines for Early Voting

Hundreds of people in Columbus get in line to vote in person early . Some complained the county didn't make it clear that only the Citizen Service Center would be open for voting today. But all in all, it was…

O'rourke Raises $6M in Bid to Unseat Cruz

(CNN) - Ted Cruz could have a significant fight ahead of him. Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke wants to unseat the incumbent Republican senator. His campaign announced Tuesday they raised more than $6.7 million in the first three months of 2018.…

Senator Bob Menendez to Run For 3rd Term

(CNN) - Senator Bob Menendez is making a political comeback. Two months after corruption charges were dropped against him, the New Jersey Democrat has announced a re-election bid. Federal prosecutors accused Menendez of abusing his office to help a doctor…

Sen Warren not Running for President in 2020

(CNN) - It appears Senator Elizabeth Warren will not be throwing her hat into the presidential ring in 2020. The Massachusetts Democrat told CNN's Jim Acosta that she will not run for president in two years. She says her focus…

Sumbry Seeks Re-Election As Coroner

On February 19, 2018, Russell County Coroner Arthur L. “PeeWee” Sumbry, Jr. announced that he will be a candidate for re-election in the June 2018 primary election. The Democrat is seeking his fourth term as Coroner. Sumbry made history in…

Senator Seeks Records on Trump's Mansion Russian Sale

(CNN) - A senator from Oregon wants to see the records of president Trump's sale of a mansion in Florida. Democrat Ron Wyden, the ranking member of the finance committee, made the request on Friday. He says lawmakers have to…

Senate Majority PAC backed Jones' winning Alabama campaign

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A mysterious super PAC that spent millions of dollars backing Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's Senate race was heavily funded by the Democratic Senate Majority PAC. Chris Hayden, spokesman for the Senate Majority PAC, said Tuesday…

House Ethics Opens Investigation into Kihuen

(CNN) - The House Ethics Committee has launched an investigation into a Nevada congressman accused of sexual harassment. Democrat Ruben Kihuen is accused of harassing a female campaign aide during his run for office last year. House Democratic leader Nancy…

Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations

DETROIT (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday after a nearly 53-year career, becoming the first Capitol Hill politician to lose his job in the torrent of sexual misconduct allegations sweeping through the nation's workplaces. The…

Roy Moore Clenches GOP Spot for Alabama Senate Candidate

Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore has officially beaten Senator Luther Strange in the G.O.P. party runoff election, defeating the appointed incumbent backed by President Donald Trump, Luther Strange. The crowd at Moore's election party broke into loud applause as media…