O'Rourke: White Americans don't know full story of slavery

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Beto O'Rourke has taken a path somewhat less traveled as he strives to make connections with the black voters who will play a dominant role in next year's Southern presidential p...

Taiwan president’s victory in DPP primaries keeps provoking reactions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory over ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries kept provoking reac...

Taiwan pro-independence groups do not exclude protests against President if needed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's pro-independence groups said Thursday (June 13) they respected the outcome of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries, but would...

Taiwan President Tsai emphasizes solidarity after winning DPP primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told a news conference after winning the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries that solidarity was the most import...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai accepts President Tsai’s DPP primary victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) said he accepted President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries announc...

Lots of surprises but no clear message from Virginia primary

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's off-year elections later this year — when 140 legislative seats and partisan control of the Legislature is up for grabs — may signal what the rest of the country's mood...

Kansas Democrats planning ranked-choice presidential primary

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats plan to have voters rank candidates rather than pick only one in a presidential primary set for May 2020. The party is moving away from its more ...

The Latest: Some Virginia voters discount blackface scandal

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia's primary elections (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Some Virginia primary voters say they forgive the state's governor for...

Taiwan ex-President wonders about what will happen if incumbent loses primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) loses the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primaries by the narrowest of margins, will a party congress nevertheless still nominate her, ...

Taiwan’s KMT decides to bar cellphone users from its presidential primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kuomintang (KMT) confirmed Tuesday (June 11) it would not include cellphone users in the opinion polls to determine its candidate in next January’s presidential ...

Feisty Virginia primaries closely watched for national trend

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highly charged legislative primary Tuesday is being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year. The s...

Japan media says President Tsai is facing possible defeat in DPP primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 47news.jp, a Japanese online news platform reported on Saturday (June 8) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) could lose the primary within the Democratic Progressive Party (...

Progressives out to oust '20 House Dems try to focus fervor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists hoping to defeat House Democrats in next year's primary elections with more progressive and diverse challengers are assessing how to cope with unintended consequences of th...

High court could cause Va. election drama, but likely won't

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with a decision expected this month. The state is holding primaries Tuesday, but under one seemingly l...

Taiwan President Tsai avoids detailed reply about reaction to eventual DPP primary defeat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) failed to give a detailed reply in a TV presentation Saturday (June 8) on what she would do if she lost the presidential primaries to challeng...