Decision 2018

  As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Judge asks Mueller for more info on Manafort allegations

Trump threatens gov’t shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall

Close election in Daviess Co.

Deadline for ACA healthcare enrollment is Saturday

Continued Coverage

  Local real estate agent announces candidacy for Evansville City Council

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Trump confirms John Kelly leaving White House at end of year

George HW Bush laid to rest in Texas

Supreme Court hearing closely watched double jeopardy case with Russian probe implications

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke seeking re-election

  President George H.W. Bush honored at state funeral; body returns to Texas to lie in repose

Family, friends, dignitaries and all the living presidents honored George H.W. Bush's live on Tuesday. "For us, his was the brightest of the thousand points of light," his son George W. Bush said.

GOP senators, White House clash after CIA briefing on Khashoggi murder

The White House and GOP senators are at odds over who ordered the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

  Bush family returns to Capitol rotunda to view casket, thank visitors

The Trumps stood in front of Bush's casket with their eyes closed for a few moments Monday evening before Trump gave a salute. The former president will lie in state until services Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral.

‘A great leader who made a great difference’: George HW Bush lies in state after eulogies from Pence, others

The 41st president has returned to Washington, DC, and he will lie in state at the Capitol through Wednesday.

Dictionary mocks President Trump’s latest Twitter misspelling

Funeral services for George H.W. Bush to be held in Washington, DC, Houston

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

Kentucky lawmaker will challenge election he lost by 1 vote

Trump’s labor secretary criticized for negotiating wealthy sex offender’s plea deal

Report: White House prepared to announce bump stock ban

Trump says pardon for Manafort ‘not off the table’

President Trump suggested in a new interview that pardoning Paul Manafort is a possibility.

Government shutdown looms over border wall fight

Congress has a little more than a week to avoid a potential government shutdown, and there's a big wall in the way.

GM stocks plunge after White House threats

General Motors stocks plunged after President Trump warned he will cut all subsidies for the company if they lay off thousands of Americans.

White House reacts to Paul Manafort’s Mueller problems

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders held her first briefing in nearly a month Tuesday, focusing on the Russia probe and new allegations against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

Caravan migrants explore options after Tijuana border clash

Most were dispirited on Monday, a day after U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to turn back some migrants who had breached the border. They saw the clash and official response as hurting their chances of reaching the U.S.

Trump rejects key conclusion of US government climate report

The National Climate Assessment report warned that natural disasters are worsening in the United States because of global warming.

Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi refuses Mueller plea deal

Jerome Corsi, an author, political commentator and conspiracy theorist, said he's rejecting a plea deal from special counsel Robert Mueller.

Mexican officials: 39 arrested at US-Mexico border will be deported to home countries

The vast majority of the more than 5,000 Central American migrants, who have been camped out for more than a week in Tijuana, returned to their makeshift shelter to line up for food and recuperate from an unsettling afternoon.

Trump pardoned a turkey named Peas for Thanksgiving

To honor Thanksgiving, President Donald Trump pardoned a turkey named Peas on Tuesday.

2020 visions: Presidential potentials make power moves - yes, already

It's early, and the Democratic field is crowding with potential challengers to Trump.

Trump says ‘no reason’ for him to hear Khashoggi death tape

Trump, in an interview that aired Sunday, made clear that the audio recording, supplied by the Turkish government, would not affect his response to the Oct. 2 killing of Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post who had been critical of the Saudi royal family.

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson ends re-election bid after decades in Congress, concedes to Republican Rick Scott

Scott issued a statement Sunday saying Nelson "graciously conceded" their Senate race shortly after the state's recount ended.

Judge rules on requests by Abrams campaign

Unofficial results in one of the nation's hottest midterm contests give Republican Brian Kemp a slim majority. But Democrat Stacey Abrams maintains that enough uncounted absentee, mail-in and provisional ballots remain to force a Dec. 4 runoff and keep alive her bid to become the first black woman i

Freshman class of 116th Congress invades Washington

The freshman class is in Washington learning how to govern in the nation’s capital and how to navigate the halls of power ahead of their official start in January.

Recanvass of all votes ordered in close Owensboro race

There will be a recanvass of all votes in an Owensboro race that was decided by just one vote.

Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

State law requires a machine recount in races where the margin is less than 0.5 percentage points. In the Senate race, Rick Scott's lead over incumbent Bill Nelson was 0.14 percentage points. In the governor's race, unofficial results showed GOP's Ron DeSantis ahead of Andrew Gillum by 0.41 points.

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

All 67 counties in the Sunshine State are facing a state-ordered deadline of Thursday to complete their recounts, and half had already begun by Monday.

Florida Sec. of State orders ballot recount in Senate, governor, cabinet races

Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, and the deeply purple state learned Saturday there will recounts in three key races.

Colorado voted to abolish slavery in their state – in 2018

Slavery was allowed in cases where it was punishment for a crime

Brian Kemp steps down as secretary of state after declaring victory over Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor’s race

Kemp has just above 50 percent of the vote. A runoff only happens if no candidate is above that percentage.

Race decided by one vote

One vote separated Jim Glenn and DJ Johnson in the 13th district in Kentucky.

Felony law prevents thousands from voting

Kentucky, like Iowa, imposes a lifetime ban on voting and holding office for residents who have felony records.

  Jeff Sessions out as attorney general

Sessions resigned at the president's request, ending a very tumultuous relationship with Trump. Chris Whitaker is acting attorney general, who has been critical of the Mueller investigation.

Trump celebrates GOP midterm victories despite loss of House to Democrats

Both President Trump and Rep. Nancy Pelosi said they were happy with the election results, but will the two parties work together?

A few glitches in midterm elections but they were quickly fixed

Election offices across the Tri-State and the country are busy counting up the votes tonight.

DECISION 2018: Vanderburgh Co. Commissioner 2nd District

A close one for Vanderburgh County Commissioner in the second district.

Owensboro City Commission will look different in 2019

Larry MAglinger won the most votes in the Owensboro city commission race for his first term.

99-Year Old Woman Makes Her Way to The Polls

99-Year Old Woman Makes Her Way to The Polls

DECISION 2018: Henderson mayor

Mayor Steve Austin is being challenged by current City Commissioner Robert Pruitt.

DECISION 2018: Vanderburgh County Prosecutor

Hermann won the position eight years ago from Levco, who served as prosecutor for 20 years.

DECISION 2018: IN 8th District

Larry Bucshon will keep his seat in the house.

DECISION 2018: White County

Election day in White Co.

Man not allowed to wear Trump shirt votes shirtless

Be careful what you’re wearing to vote Tuesday.

Facebook blocks accounts for possible election meddling by Russia and others

On Sunday evening, Facebook was notified of the online activity, which may be linked to foreign entities.

Get an Uber, Lyft, Lime to cast your vote on Election Day, use promo code for discounts

Uber, Lyft, Zipcar, Lime and others want to help Americans get to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Wrong ballots handed out at Owensboro polling location

Voting at a polling location in Owensboro started off with a slight hiccup on Election Day.

Election Day is upon us in the Tri-State

According to county clerks across the Tri-State, voter turnout is expected to be high locally and around the country.

Daviess Co. adding extra clerks for election day

Daviess County adding extra clerks for election day

  Balanced Budget Amendment on Indiana ballots

There is a public question on Indiana ballots that is confusing some voters. It is a question on amending the state’s constitution in regards to how lawmakers make their budget.

Find your polling place here

If you are heading to the polls tomorrow, you’ll need to know where to go.

Rihanna says she doesn’t want Trump using her song at his ‘tragic rallies’

Last year, the singer entrepreneur referred to the president as an “Immoral Pig” when he banned citizens from Muslim majority countries from entering the U.S. (Source: Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

Pizza to the Polls delivers free pies to voters stuck in long lines

Pizza to the Polls takes reports of long polling lines and then sends pizza to those locations.

Mike Braun votes in Dubois Co.

Senate candidate Mike Braun voted Monday morning in Dubois County.

In Georgia, online voting database problem leads to countercharge of hacking

Georgia's online voter database morphed into a last-minute curveball in one of the nation's hottest governor's races, with Republican nominee Brian Kemp making a hacking allegation against Democrats just as reports emerged of a gaping vulnerability in a system that Kemp controls as secretary of stat

These 2018 midterm candidates can make history with a victory

Candidates for governor, House and US Senate seats will make history as people of color, women and LGBTQ candidates are on 2018 midterm election ballots.

Pink wave: Women poised for political leadership in 2018 midterms

Even though women make up half the population of the U.S., they only make up about 20 percent of Congress.

The Fight For The Bloody 8th District

We are less than a week away from Election Day and Congressman Larry Bucshon has been all around the 8th district talking about his record and what he has done for the district.

Barbra Streisand to release anti-Trump album and star in ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Barbra Streisand has released a new political song aimed at Pres. Donald Trump called "Don't Lie to Me."

WATCH: Last IN U.S. Senate debate

You can watch the debate live in this story, starting at 6 p.m.

Debate held in Hopkins Co. ahead of election

The Hopkins County Young Professionals hosted the event, they say many requested a debate after the Primary debate in May.

Large voter turnout expected after absentee voting surge

Daviess County, Kentucky is expecting a large turnout for election day.

Campbell VP who tweeted Soros conspiracy theory leaves company

On Twitter on Monday, Kelly Johnston alleged the Open Society Foundations, which was founded by businessman and activist George Soros, was assisting the caravan by providing what he called “troop carriers” and “rail cars.”

Troops may be sent to halt caravan at border

The U.S. is expected to send troops to the border as part of a plan to prevent a migrant caravan from entering the country.

Defense Secretary Mattis may send at least 800 troops to southern border

Mattis may send around 800 troops to help border patrol agents when the caravan of migrants reaches the U.S.-Mexico border.

Some Owensboro City Commission candidates take part in Q&A

Mayor Tom Watson hosted a Q-And-A forum with several candidates for the City Commission Race.

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Two Republican congressmen trying to win re-election while under indictment in a fresh test of partisanship in the Trump era

GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions

Voter registration deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 9th

Voter registration deadline is October 9th for the November 6th general election.