Takeaways from the final night of the Democratic convention

A convention without a roaring crowd, confetti cannons, funny hats — a gathering in name only — delivered the Democratic presidential nomination to Joe Biden on Thursday, the culmination of a lifelong...

Democratic convention takeaways: Make history, pound Trump

There has been one persistent theme in the Democratic National Convention so far: to portray President Donald Trump in highly personal ways as one unsuited for the White House both in skills and tempe...

Florida modeled a smooth mail election. Yes, Florida.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The votes were swiftly counted, winners were declared, and by about 10 o'clock that night most of the results of Tuesday's primary election — one with large numbers of mailed ...

Key takeaways from night 2 of the Democratic convention

Sustaining energy through four days of a political convention is never easy. It's even more challenging during this, the first virtual convention. On the second night of the Democratic National Conven...

Key takeaways from night 2 of the Democratic convention

Sustaining energy through four days of a political convention is never easy. It's even more challenging during this, the first virtual convention. On the second night of the Democratic National Conven...

5 takeaways from first night of the Democratic convention

In another profound way that the coronavirus pandemic has upended American life, the Democratic National Convention started with no convening. Instead, Democrats opted for the first virtual convention...

Five takeaways from first night of the Democratic convention

In another profound way that the coronavirus pandemic has upended American life, the Democratic National Convention started Monday with no convening. Instead, Democrats opted for the first virtual con...

Q&A: What's happening at the US Postal Service, and why?

The U.S. Postal Service is warning states it cannot guarantee that all ballots cast by mail for the Nov. 3 election will arrive in time to be counted, even if ballots are mailed by state deadlines. Th...

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C. (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had plans for his summer. He formally launched his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend sweltering days k...

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend swelter...

Constraints gone, GOP ramps up effort to monitor voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since 1937, the state of Pennsylvania has had strict rules about who can stand in polling stations and challenge the eligibility of voters. The restrictions are meant to curb the use...

New political group tries to rescue Hickenlooper in primary

DENVER (AP) — In a sign of mounting concerns among the party establishment about former Gov. John Hickenlooper's standing in the Colorado Democratic Senate primary, a new political group is spending ...

Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President D...

Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week?

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President D...

Trump slams mail-in balloting promoted by his own campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday railed against mail-in balloting that in some cases has been promoted by his own reelection campaign, alleging without evidence that it leads to “t...