Elections

Elections

Trump voters say they’re doing fine but government is lying about economy’s health

There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.

Elections

Are Trump towers and hotels across globe now terror risks?

Donald Trump’s name has long been a marketing dream, splashed across skylines at home and abroad in letters sometimes larger than three grown men. Now it may become something else: a target. Already a symbol of American wealth, that big Trump sign soon will be an icon of the American government and its leader. And it will be emblazoned on buildings that could be easier targets than well-guarded U.S. embassies, often in cities with a history of terrorism, experts say.

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Gov. Bevin says 'good riddance' to political foe Greg Stumbo

Gov. Bevin was pleased when House Speaker Greg Stumbo, a Democrat, lost his seat in Tuesday's election.
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Gov. Bevin says 'good riddance' to political foe Greg Stumbo 0:34

Gov. Bevin says 'good riddance' to political foe Greg Stumbo

Bevin on #newmajority 1:41

Bevin on #newmajority

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GOP reacts to Stumbo loss

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How the GOP recruited Kentucky House candidates