GOP’s Kobach wins Kansas AG race and revives political career

By JOHN HANNA – Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Rep. Kris Kobach revived his political career by winning the Kansas attorney general race after two major losses tied to his national reputation as a provocateur on immigration and voting rights. Kobach, a former two-term Kansas secretary of state and co-chairman of former President Donald … Read more

Big Bet collapses in effort to allow sports gambling in California | National news

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most expensive ballot bet in U.S. history failed Tuesday when California voters overwhelmingly rejected sports betting initiatives by Native American tribes and the gaming industry. Nearly $600 million has been raised in a competitive effort to expand gambling and try to capture a share of a potential billion-dollar market in … Read more

Big Bet collapses in effort to allow sports gambling in California | National news

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most expensive ballot bet in U.S. history failed Tuesday when California voters overwhelmingly rejected sports betting initiatives by Native American tribes and the gaming industry. Nearly $600 million has been raised in a competitive effort to expand gambling and try to capture a share of a potential billion-dollar market in … Read more

Game time: California to decide on two sports betting measures

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gaming industry and Native American tribes are betting big on dueling proposals to legalize sports gambling in California, pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into the most expensive election campaigns in U.S. history. But voters are casting ballots in a runoff election that ends Tuesday may not want a piece … Read more

Fierce battles for US House, LA mayor top California vote | National

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candidates across California knocked on voters’ doors and begged for support at campaign rallies late Monday, hoping to sway the outcome of races that will affect control of the U.S. House of Representatives and determine the next mayor. from Los Angeles and test the long-term Democratic grip of the nation’s most … Read more