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Iowa Democrats split on whether to continue caucus system

Likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa are divided on whether it is more important to continue the state's caucus tradition as the first test of Democratic presidential candidates or to switch to a primary, according to a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll.

Delaware's Carper defeats progressive challenger

Progressive insurgents were turned back by the Democratic establishment on Thursday in Delaware, where Sen. Tom Carper fended off a spirited -- but perhaps fatally underfunded -- primary challenge from the left by first-time candidate Kerri Evelyn Harris, CNN projects.

Kobach's lead in Kansas GOP governor's race cut to 91 votes

The Kansas Republican governor's race between Secretary of State Kris Kobach and incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer remains in a dead heat on Friday, with Kobach clinging to a 0.04 percentage point lead as his office sorts through reports of inaccurate tallies from several counties and begins to add provisional and absentee ballots to the state's results.

Projection: 10-term NY congressman ousted in primary

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Latina running her first campaign, ousted 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's 14th congressional district on Tuesday, CNN projects, in the most shocking upset of a rollicking political season.

Key House races in California may be undecided for days

Democrats breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday, as they appeared poised to avoid the nightmare scenario they feared in California --- where they could have been locked out of competing in several key congressional races in November.

Democrats have more to lose in California than a few primaries

Democratic dreams of regaining a House majority are taking a nightmarish turn in California, where a surge of new candidates risk splitting the vote on Tuesday and, in the process, shutting themselves out of the general election in a handful of swing districts.

Trump urges West Virginia voters to reject Don Blankenship

President Donald Trump on Monday urged voters in West Virginia to reject controversial Republican Senate candidate Don Blankenship in Tuesday's primary, stepping into a contest where establishment Republicans have grown increasingly worried that the ex-con coal baron could win.