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Feds looking at finances of Native American boarding school

Jun. 29, 2022 11:22 AM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — One of only a few boarding schools for Native American students still run directly by the federal government in Oregon is undergoing a close look at the school’s finances by the Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General. The office confirmed last...

Realignment of veterans' healthcare facilities on hold

Jun. 29, 2022 08:37 AM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Proposed changes in veterans' healthcare facilities in South Dakota and elsewhere are on hold for now. Some U.S. senators, including South Dakota's Mike Rounds and John Thune, have agreed to dismantle a commission tasked by the Department of Veterans Affairs to...

Lawyer who left Jan. 6 panel seeking Missouri US Senate seat

Jun. 29, 2022 08:07 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An attorney who held key roles in the George W. Bush administration and who left his post last week as a senior investigator for the U.S. House committee probing the Jan. 6 insurrection said Wednesday he is running for a Missouri U.S. Senate seat as an independent. ...

GOP's Kathy Salvi to face Sen. Tammy Duckworth in November

Jun. 29, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Kathy Salvi, a suburban Chicago personal injury lawyer, won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois on Tuesday, topping a field of seven candidates. Salvi, 63, of Mundelein, will take on first-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth in...

Kathy Salvi wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois primary election.

Jun. 29, 2022 01:04 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kathy Salvi wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois primary election.

Takeaways from first primaries since Roe v. Wade overturned

Jun. 29, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare Republican who supports abortion rights found success in Colorado in the first primary elections held since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, while New York's first female governor positioned herself to become a major voice in the post-Roe landscape. ...

Democrat Jason Bollinger advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Jun. 28, 2022 23:45 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Jason Bollinger advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Lankford wins; Mullin, Shannon advance in US Senate primary

Jun. 28, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. James Lankford won Tuesday’s GOP primary outright in his race for reelection to another six-year term in the U.S. Senate, while U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin and former House Speaker T.W. Shannon advanced to a runoff in Oklahoma's other U.S. Senate race. ...

Republican T.W. Shannon advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Jun. 28, 2022 23:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican T.W. Shannon advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Matthews wins Democratic US Senate nod in South Carolina

Jun. 28, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State Rep. Krystle Matthews on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, a general election campaign that could begin under the cloud of a possible ethics investigation. Matthews, the second-place...