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PA race razor close; Dem Lamb claims win, GOP not conceding
MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) – A razor’s edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump’s sway in a GOP stronghold.
Lamb claimed victory before exuberant supporters after midnight, though many absentee ballots were still to be…READ MORE
GOP seeks to stave off big Dem upset
CANONSBURG, Pa. — Republicans are rushing to avoid a crushing defeat on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, where a Democrat looks poised to win an upset special…READ MORE
Undocumented immigrant in fatal I-70 hit-and-run crash and wanted by ICE agents bonded out of jail
DENVER — An undocumented immigrant charged with vehicular homicide after a fiery crash last Saturday, bonded out of jail a week later.
Ivan Zamarripa-Castaneda is…READ MORE
Suspected gunman, 3 women found dead after hostages taken at California veterans home
A suspected gunman and three women he was believed to have taken hostage at a California veterans home were found dead Friday, nearly eight hours…READ MORE
Trump says Oakland mayor being probed for immigration warning
President Trump said Thursday that his administration is looking to see how it can punish Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for her warning last month alerting…READ MORE
Border Patrol: California sanctuary laws obstruct public safety, law enforcement
The Border Patrol says it’s been forced to release a drunk driver back onto the streets, and nearly missed out on nabbing a fake UPS…READ MORE
Ted Cruz, Beto O’Rourke will face off in November
U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso appeared to best his two opponents, Sema Hernandez and Edward Kimbrough.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and U.S.…READ MORE
In Pennsylvania race, Democrats work on appealing to working-class white men
Democrats have tossed diversity overboard in favor of a white-guys-on-deck strategy in next week’s special congressional election between Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone in…READ MORE
West Virginia legislature can’t break impasse over raises for striking teachers
The West Virginia legislature argued for hours but could not agree Saturday on how much to raise teachers’ pay — meaning the teachers strike may…READ MORE
Florida Senate briefly approves — then rejects — 2-year moratorium on assault weapon sales
TALLAHASSEE – For 15 minutes, the Florida Senate was in favor of a two-year moratorium on sales of assault weapons. Then, it wasn’t.
An amendment…READ MORE