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China Communist Party policy meeting endorses leader Xi's high-tech vision for economy

Jul. 18, 2024 11:19 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party wrapped up a top-level meeting on Thursday by endorsing policies aimed at advancing the country’s technological power and fortifying its national security. A statement released when the four-day meeting ended provided only a...

Republican primary in Utah US House race drops into recount zone, threatening Trump-backed incumbent

Jul. 10, 2024 01:27 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican primary race to represent Utah’s 2nd District in Congress narrowed into recount territory on Tuesday after dueling endorsements from influential Republicans created a conundrum for voters who had little time to get to know the incumbent before casting...

Clyburn's discussion of a 'mini-primary' fuels more talk of whether Biden should end his campaign

Jul. 03, 2024 18:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He is often credited as the man who delivered the Democratic nomination to Joe Biden with a pivotal endorsement four years ago. But on Wednesday, Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., sent a resounding message to the president and elected officials across the nation that it...

Democrat Elissa Slotkin makes massive ad buy in Michigan Senate race in flex of fundraising

Jul. 01, 2024 12:07 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin is using her fundraising advantage in the race for Michigan’s coveted open U.S. Senate seat to drop $8 million on advertising in the final weeks leading up to the general election. Slotkin is the overwhelming favorite to win...

Judge receives ethics fine after endorsing a primary candidate at a Harris County press conference

Jun. 26, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo violated state law when she endorsed a candidate challenging District Attorney Kim Ogg during a press conference that used public funds, the Texas Ethics Commission said this week. Hidalgo endorsed Sean Teare, Ogg’s opponent in the Democratic...

Cliffhanger congressional contest between Bob Good and John McGuire tests power of Trump endorsement

Jun. 19, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — One of America’s most conservative congressmen was locked in a tight renomination battle against an opponent endorsed by former President Donald Trump in Virginia’s primary election Tuesday. Rep. Bob Good, who chairs the hard-right House Freedom Caucus,...

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. ...

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...

Trump backs front-runner Sam Brown for U.S. Senate from Nevada, widening his endorsement gap above GOP field

Jun. 09, 2024 22:48 PM EDT
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Trump backs front-runner Sam Brown for U.S. Senate from Nevada, widening his endorsement gap above GOP field.

Detroit mayor says US Rep. Thanedar is 'not helping' city in endorsing his primary challenger

May. 30, 2024 16:23 PM EDT

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Shri Thanedar is facing a rare push from members within his own party to replace him in Michigan’s August primary, spearheaded by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Black leaders from across Wayne County. Detroit City Council member...