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Category: 2018 Elections

Indicted GOP Congressman Ends Reelection Bid

Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.)Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Embattled New York Congressman Chris Collins announced Saturday that he is suspending his reelection campaign—a move that comes several days after he was indicted on federal insider trading charges. Collins said in a statement that he will…

It’s Not Just Kobach: Three Vote-Suppressing Secretaries of State Are Overseeing Their Own Elections

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talks to reporters the day before the Republican primary in Kansas.Shelly Yang/TNS via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Tuesday’s too-close-to-call Republican primary election for Kansas governor has plunged the state into an ethics crisis. Secretary of State Kris Kobach emerged with a 121-vote lead over…