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Bello unseats Dinolfo


Democrat challenger Adam Bello unseated incumbent Republican Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo in Tuesday’s election. Bello, the current Monroe County Clerk, received 90,035 votes, according to unofficial results from the Monroe County Board of Elections, while Dinolfo got 84,569. Incumbent Republican Monroe ...

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Election warnings blare, but action stalls in Congress

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. signals a thumbs-up as he leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after he led the GOP majority to change Senate rules and lower the vote threshold for Supreme Court nominees from 60 votes to a simple majority in order to advance Neil Gorsuch to a confirmation vote. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller warned that Russian interference is still happening “as we sit here.” State election officials are anxious and underfunded, some running systems with outdated software and scrounging for replacement parts off e-Bay. And on Thursday a ...

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Vote-counting drama in Florida is just the start

On Thursday evening, Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., appeared on the steps of the governor’s mansion in Tallahassee, Florida, to address the ongoing ballot-counting in his race for the Senate. He began by articulating how his lead over incumbent Democratic Sen. ...

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Democrats projected to win control of House, but Senate remains in GOP hands

Democrats leveraged fury with President Donald Trump to capture the House after a hard-fought election that saw Republicans expand their majority in the Senate, a split verdict that set the stage for divided government and partisan conflict that will shape ...

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Facebook says it’s investigating ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior,’ by ‘foreign entities,’ deletes 115 accounts

Facebook has blocked more than 100 accounts it believes may be engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” hours before the midterm elections, launching an investigation into whether the accounts are linked to any foreign entities attempting to interfere in the election. ...

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Democratic heavyweight loses in New York as Trump picks win

NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump’s party came together, a 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top House Democrat Joe Crowley in the president’s hometown Tuesday night, a stunning defeat that suddenly forced Democrats to confront their own internal divisions. Crowley, ...

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New York voters set to pick candidates in fight for Congress

Gray clouds fill the sky over the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 1. While the tax package that Congress passed New Year’s Day will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013. AP Images

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s only Republican congressman, U.S. Rep. Daniel Donovan, will try to hold off a fierce challenge in the state’s primary election Tuesday from former U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, who is trying to make a ...

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New York state Assembly renews push for early voting, easy registration

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly have again passed bills intended to make it easier for voters to participate in elections. The Democratic-led chamber on Tuesday endorsed a package of legislation including measures to authorize ...

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