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Oprah Winfrey speaks to a crowd during a town hall conversation for gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams at the Cobb Civic Center's Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta, Ga., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Winfrey visited Georgia on Thursday to canvass neighborhoods in Metro Atlanta and show her support for gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. (Alyssa Pointer /Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 7:44 pm
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — In a rousing speech in the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey urged voters on Thursday to make history by backing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in next week's election. Winfrey called Abrams a "changemaker" who represents the values of all...
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President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, from a campaign rally in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 01, 2018 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's stance on immigration (all times local): 4:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says asylum seekers must go to ports of entry in order to make a claim. He says he will issue an executive order next week on immigration. In a lengthy speech Thursday...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. King is coming under fire ahead of the midterm election as top Republican officials and campaign donors balk at standing with a Republican congressman who regularly espouses extreme views on race and immigration. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
November 01, 2018 - 4:16 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican congressman Steve King is rejecting accusations that he's associated with an Austrian white supremacist group. Those claims have prompted condemnation from within his own party just days before Tuesday's election. During a forum with Iowa business leaders Thursday...
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November 01, 2018 - 3:38 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's president on Thursday dissolved parliament and called an early election, a political maneuver intended to unseat the current parliament majority. President Armen Sarkisian's move is in sync with acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian's efforts to unseat his foes in...
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses members of the Foreign Correspondents Association in Johannesburg, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Ramaphosa said his country has survived a "dark period" when corruption was rampant and is now focused on achieving economic growth and land reform to win popular support in general elections next year. (Gianluigi Guercia/Pool Photo via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 2:09 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says his country has survived a "dark period" when corruption was rampant and is now focused on achieving economic growth and land reform to win popular support in general elections next year. Speaking to international journalists,...
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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, waits to speak to students during a stop at the Texas A&M-San Antonio, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in San Antonio. Hurd, one of President Donald Trump’s few Republican critics in Congress is trying to hang on for another term in a Texas swing district. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 01, 2018 - 1:00 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's few Republican critics in Congress is trying to hang on for another term in a Texas swing district. Will Hurd is a former CIA officer. He accused Trump this summer of "standing idle on the world stage" and being manipulated by Russian President...
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FILE - This July 10, 2016 file photo shows Arron Banks in London. Britain's National Crime Agency is investigating one of the leaders of the campaign to take Britain out of the European Union over suspected illegal campaign funding during the country's EU membership referendum, it was announced Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. The Electoral Commission says wealthy businessman Arron Banks, his group Leave.EU "and other associated companies and individuals" are subject to a criminal investigation. It concerns over $10.3 million reportedly loaned or given by Banks to a pro-Brexit group. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP, file)
November 01, 2018 - 12:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Crime Agency is investigating a main financial backer of the campaign to get Britain out of the European Union over suspected illegal funding during the country's EU membership referendum, authorities said Thursday. The Electoral Commission said wealthy British...
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FILE - This Aug. 20, 2015 file photo shows a street in Jaywick, east England. The political battle raging in the United States as midterm elections approach has had an unexpected impact in a small coastal village in southern England. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 10:52 am
LONDON (AP) — The political battle raging in the United States as the midterm election approaches has ricocheted over the Atlantic Ocean and upset residents of a small coastal village in eastern England. That's because a Republican congressional candidate in Illinois used an old photo of a rundown...
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FILE- In this May 22, 2018, file photo Democratic candidate for Georgia Gov. Stacey Abrams waves at a campaign event in Atlanta. Over the course of a year, Stacey Abrams has transformed from a technocratic leader in the Georgia legislature into a nationally known symbol of the Democratic Party’s future. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
November 01, 2018 - 5:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — If Stacey Abrams becomes America's first black female governor on Tuesday, former President Jimmy Carter and Oprah Winfrey could be the keys to her success. Her ability to win over a 94-year-old white man with deep ties to the rural South and one of the world's most famous...
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FILE- In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. The 2018 election marks the first time that groups supporting gun control measures could spend more on a campaign than the National Rifle Association. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
October 31, 2018 - 9:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association — long seen as a kingmaker in Republican politics — is taking a lower profile in this year's high-stakes midterm campaign, a sign of the shifting dynamics of the gun debate as the GOP fights to maintain its grip on Congress. The NRA has put $11...
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