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Andrew Yang to endorse Suraj Patel in NY congressional race

Jun. 13, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate and New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is getting involved in a New York congressional primary that's pitted two veteran lawmakers against each other. But Yang, who became known for his call for the government to...

High-profile candidates try to break Dem, GOP control

Jun. 04, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A former lawmaker in Oregon who as a young woman flew a helicopter around an erupting Mount St. Helens is aiming to shake up state politics by running as an unaffiliated candidate for governor. Betsy Johnson, who served in both the Oregon Senate and House and...

Benda drops out of Minnesota 1st District congressional face

Jun. 02, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — Republican Matt Benda dropped out of the congressional race in southern Minnesota's 1st District on Thursday, just two days after he filed paperwork to challenge the party's endorsed candidate for the open seat formerly held by the late U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn. ...

Minnesota GOP hopefuls for AG, Congress, face primary fights

Jun. 02, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen has escaped any serious challenge from within GOP ranks, but other party-backed candidates for attorney general and the southern Minnesota congressional seat left vacant by the death of U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn will have hurdles to...