Live results for the Montana’s Senate primary race

Montana voters with go to the polls Tuesday to decide which Republican will be up against Democratic Sen. John Tester this November. Tester, who is among a handful of red-state Democrats up for reelection this year, is running unopposed. Republicans are pouring millions into this Senate race. The deluge of money speaks to how badly …

A guide to the 2018 midterm elections

The elections held on Tuesday, November 6, are the first midterms under President Donald Trump, and the stakes for both parties are incredibly high. A fired up Democratic base threatens Republicans’ unified control of federal government — and the outcome could have lasting consequences for the remainder of President Trump’s presidency and his legacy. If …

Ted Cruz was asked if he thinks Trump can self-pardon. It took him 18 seconds to say nothing.

A reporter asked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) if he agrees with Donald Trump’s claim that the president can pardon himself. Then there was a long period of silence. Trump tweeted on Monday that he has the “absolute right” to self-pardon, after internal White House legal strategy memos leaked to the New York Times, echoing expansive, …

The Kanye West dilemma

You’d think that Kanye West releasing his first album since 2016’s The Life of Pablo would be the biggest Kanye news of 2018. But in the past two months, Kanye’s behavior has overshadowed anything else he’s done and made it impossible to talk about, or listen to, his new Ye without conjuring up weeks’ worth …

California’s “top two” primary chaos, explained

California’s primary elections on June 5 will be one of the most consequential — and bizarre — contests of the entire primary season. The Golden State is crucial to Democrats’ effort to retake the House — Republicans currently hold a whopping seven districts Hillary Clinton won, and Democrats are eager to pry them away. The …

Financial aid letters often hide the real cost of college. See if you can decipher these actual letters.

Every year, millions of students receive college acceptance letters. The inevitable question that follows for many of them: Can I afford this? That’s why the subsequent financial aid letter is so important. Ultimately, it tells them how much college will cost. Over the past few years, staffers from uAspire, an organization that helps low-income students …