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NRA names new leadership to replace former CEO found liable for wrongly spending millions

May. 20, 2024 22:33 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The National Rifle Association, which has had its image sullied by former leader Wayne LaPierre’s spending excesses, elected Doug Hamlin as executive vice president and CEO on Monday. “Our association is at a decisive moment in our history, and the future of...

Nikki Haley faces a murky path forward and a key decision on whether or not to endorse Trump

May. 20, 2024 14:45 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is perhaps the highest-profile Republican in the nation who has refused to fall in line and endorse Donald Trump’s presidential bid. It’s unclear how long that might last. Some allies believe she may be forced to endorse him...

Trump receives NRA endorsement as he vows to protect gun rights

May. 18, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Former President Donald Trump urged gun owners to vote in the 2024 election as he addressed thousands of members of the National Rifle Association, which officially endorsed him just before Trump took the stage at their annual meeting in Texas on Saturday. “We’ve...

European Union nations endorse a major overhaul of the bloc’s migration rules as campaigning heats up for elections

May. 14, 2024 06:21 AM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations endorse a major overhaul of the bloc’s migration rules as campaigning heats up for elections.

The Nebraska GOP is rejecting all Republican congressional incumbents in Tuesday's primary election

May. 13, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In one of the most closely watched congressional races this year, U.S. Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska is looking to defeat a fellow Republican in Tuesday's primary election in his quest for reelection. He'll have to do it without the support of the state Republican Party, which has...

GOP runoffs to determine nominees for Congress, lieutenant governor and auditor

May. 09, 2024 15:59 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — What is expected to be a very small group of North Carolina voters will decide which Republicans will serve as the party's nominees for a congressional district seat and for the statewide positions of lieutenant governor and auditor. One of Tuesday's GOP...

Haley will meet with donors to her shuttered presidential campaign. No Trump endorsement is expected

May. 09, 2024 12:19 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is meeting next week with donors who supported her now-abandoned Republican presidential campaign, a reentry into public life that comes as the former South Carolina governor keeps drawing notable support in some state primaries despite Donald Trump's status as...

The unexpected, under-the-radar Senate race in Michigan that could determine control of the chamber

May. 03, 2024 00:28 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Elissa Slotkin had less than half an hour to reckon with a retirement announcement that would reshape Michigan’s political landscape. The state's senior senator and the third-ranking Democrat in the chamber, Debbie Stabenow, was about to reveal that she would retire in...

North Carolina congressional candidate suspends campaign days before primary runoff

May. 02, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A candidate seeking the Republican nomination for a North Carolina congressional seat announced Thursday that she's suspending her campaign, citing her rival's endorsement by former President Donald Trump in their upcoming runoff. Johnston County attorney...

Utah GOP picks Trump-backed mayor as nominee to replace Sen. Mitt Romney, but primary foes await

Apr. 28, 2024 04:28 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Republican Party on Saturday selected Trent Staggs as its nominee to replace Mitt Romney in the U.S. Senate, hours after the local official received former President Donald Trump’s endorsement. While the endorsement carried Staggs through convention...