FILE - In this July 27, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, talks to the media during a news conference in front of the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. In Washington and early battleground states, Michael Avenatti is pitching himself as a Democrat …

Avenatti Releases First Political Ad

Porn actress Stormy Daniels’ infamous lawyer has released his first political ad, encouraging people to vote in the November midterms.

Latvia Vote

Russian Minority Party Wins Latvian Vote, Populists Surge

HELSINKI (AP) — An opposition party favored by Latvia’s large ethnic Russian minority has won the Baltic nation’s parliamentary election, but it’s expected to face difficulties forming a ruling coalition after a vote that saw new populist parties surge and government parties falter.

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Italy’s Two Richest Regions Seek More Powers from Rome

MILAN (AP) — Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto were deciding Sunday if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics, most vociferously in Catalonia.


Democrats Launch Citizenship And Voter-Registration Campaign

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and a coalition of immigration activist groups are launching a four-month campaign to pressure immigrants to become U.S. citizens and then to vote against Republican presidential candidates.