United States general election

Debbie Burke, left, an elementary school teacher in Pike County, and her husband Gary Burke rally against a proposed pension overhaul bill, in Frankfort, Ky. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner)
March 21, 2018 - 11:25 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky teachers turned out in droves on a snowy day to keep the political heat on the Republican-led legislature — warning they'll remember what happens to their retirement benefits come Election Day — and state lawmakers say they heard them. But lawmakers were uncertain...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018, file photo, Gen Schaack, dean of students at Wellsprings Friends School in Eugene, Ore., joins students from the alternative high school in front of nearby Churchill High School for a moment of silence in protest of gun violence. Religious leaders in Oregon intend to harness the youthful campaign for gun control to gather enough signatures to put a ban on assault rifles on the statewide ballot in November. (Brian Davies/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:41 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A movement to ban assault rifles in Oregon was launched in a Portland church Thursday, with clerics saying youths — many of whom have been protesting for gun control — will drive the campaign. Interfaith religious leaders in Portland said they aim to get enough signatures on...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Texas Democrats have turned out in force ahead of their state's first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday, March 6 2018, even though their party remains a longshot to win much. Democratic early voting across Texas most-populous counties more than doubled the last non-presidential cycle in 2014. But the party hasn't won Texas statewide office since 1994. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 06, 2018 - 12:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrats turned out in force ahead of the first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday in what could be an early hint of a midterm election backlash against President Donald Trump, though their party remains a longshot to make much of a dent in Republican political dominance of...
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Amanda Scarbery waves to passing drivers while demonstrating with other school personnel along Route 60 across from the capitol building in Charleston, W.V., on Monday, February 26, 2018 during the third day of the statewide walkout by school personnel. (Craig Hudson /Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 12:47 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's teachers striking for the fourth day over low pay and rising insurance costs say state legislators are failing to learn their history and civics lessons, which may have to be driven home at the ballot box in November. All 100 seats in the House and half of...
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