President Donald Trump appointed Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to a new commission on May 11, 2017, that will investigate voter fraud and other election issues, according to White House officials. This video includes photos by AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster.
Why is everyone always talking about 'campaign finance?’ Do political donations actually matter? Washington bureau political editor Steven "Buzz" Thomma and political correspondent David Lightman explain in this 2015 video why those donations might go further in Congress and why citizens don't know where all the money comes from.
Tommy Ahlquist, former emergency room physician and currently COO of Gardner Co., which built the 18-story Eighth and Main building and the City Center Plaza in Downtown Boise, is the third Republican candidate to announce his candidacy for governor. He talks about the skills and priorities he would bring to the office.
In the past year and a half, American voters have been presented with historic surprises and scandals from their presidential nominees. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's promises of "making America great again" and being "stronger together" have paved the 2016 campaign trail to the White House in an unprecedented way. Watch the journey in 4 minutes.
Evan McMullin of Utah, an independent candidate for president of the United States, speaks to about 600 people in the Boise High School auditorium Saturday Oct. 22, 2016 in Boise. McMullin made a campaign stop with vice president running mate, Mindy Finn of Texas, to appeal to conservative voters and offer a third choice in this presidential election.
While few undecided voters were present at this Boise State University watch party, panelist and BSU political scientist Jaclyn Kettler says the major party candidates still lack appeal for some voters.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met for their final debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Wednesday. They each made their arguments on issues of the Supreme Court, immigration, foreign affairs, and presidential fitness. All the while, they continued their personal jabs at the other. Chris Wallace, a Fox News anchor and commentator, moderated the debate that gave voters some final words to consider going into election day Nov. 8.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton argued over leaked tapes and deleted emails at the second presidential debate in St. Louis on Oct. 9, but somewhat astonishingly managed to find something nice to say about one another in the end.