Storm Michael: Midterm campaigning in disarray after Florida governor declares state of emergency

Florida has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Michael which is due to hit the US coast next week. The cyclone has already affected some of the campaign trails of the 2018 midterm election hopefuls. On Sunday, Republican Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in 26 counties in the […]

Turkish ministers campaigning in EU make economic aid ‘extremely difficult’ – German minister

Turkey’s row with EU states over the banned political rallies of Turkish ministers is making it hard to provide Ankara with financial aid as part of the refugee deal, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Shauble said. Several cities and towns in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands have recently canceled rallies aimed at Turks living in […]

Far-right leader Wilders urges ban on Turkish officials campaigning in Netherlands

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders has said he would ban all Turkish officials from campaigning in the Netherlands, slamming the Dutch government for its “weak” response to Ankara’s plans to hold a rally in the country. The Dutch government called Turkish plans to stage a referendum campaign rally in Rotterdam “undesirable,” but stopped short of […]

Trump’s ‘Make America great again’ hats were the opposite of traditional campaigning — and that’s how they became iconic

Getty/Mark Wilson No matter what Trump’s campaign hats represent to you, there’s no denying they’ve become an icon of modern American politics. But how they came together is a mirror of Trump’s campaign itself, according to a CNN chronicle of the hat’s genesis. Much like the campaign was put together with minimal thought to its design, […]