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Democrats are forcing a vote on women's right to IVF in an election-year push on reproductive care

Jun. 13, 2024 00:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are seeking to highlight Republicans' resistance to legislation that would make it a right nationwide for women to access in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments, holding a vote on the matter Thursday as part of Senate Majority Leader Chuck...

Senate confirms new energy regulators, extending Biden's grip on panel that backs renewable energy

Jun. 13, 2024 00:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's grip on a key federal energy commission will last beyond his first term, giving a boost to the Democrat's push for renewable energy regardless of the election results in November. The Senate moved to ensure that political reality as lawmakers...

Runner-up criticizes Nevada GOP Senate nominee Sam Brown while other former rivals back him

Jun. 12, 2024 22:09 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The bitter primary that saw nearly a dozen Republican Senate candidates swipe at retired Army Capt. Sam Brown is fading out of view for some, who say their quest to take down incumbent Democrat Sen. Jacky Rosen trumps any intra-party grievances from the past 11 months. ...

North Dakota voters just approved an age limit for congressional candidates. What's next?

Jun. 12, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — People in their late 70s or older can no longer run for Congress in North Dakota under a ballot measure overwhelmingly approved by voters Tuesday, and legal scholars said the law could remain on the books indefinitely because no elderly candidate might challenge the...

Retired Army Capt. Sam Brown overcomes crowded GOP Senate primary field, setting up key Nevada race

Jun. 12, 2024 02:44 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Republican Sam Brown overcame a crowded field of primary opponents to win Nevada’s GOP U.S. Senate primary Tuesday, setting up a fierce general election battle against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen that could decide which party controls the U.S. Senate. ...

Sam Brown wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Nevada primary election

Jun. 11, 2024 23:19 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Brown wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Nevada primary election.

Jacky Rosen wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Nevada primary election

Jun. 11, 2024 23:19 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jacky Rosen wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Nevada primary election.

Republican contenders for Mitt Romney’s open US Senate seat clash over support for Trump

Jun. 11, 2024 01:37 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three of the four Utah Republicans vying for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney sought to portray themselves as the most loyal to former President Donald Trump during Monday’s primary debate, while the likely frontrunner stood out as someone willing to challenge...

Sen. John Fetterman was treated for a bruised shoulder after a weekend car accident

Jun. 10, 2024 16:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman was treated at a hospital for a bruised shoulder after a car accident Sunday morning, according to a statement from his Senate office. He was released from the hospital Sunday afternoon. Fetterman, a Democrat, and his wife Gisele...

Trump backs Sam Brown in US Senate race, widening momentum gap in crowded Nevada GOP field

Jun. 09, 2024 23:29 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Former president Donald Trump endorsed Retired Army Capt. Sam Brown in the Nevada U.S. Senate race on Sunday, choosing a candidate widely seen as the front-runner over a crowded primary field of candidates who have angled to align themselves with the former president. ...