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Indiana GOP candidates for governor make their pitch to voters at debate in Sen. Braun's absence

Apr. 23, 2024 23:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Five gubernatorial candidates sought to undermine each other’s records during a final debate Tuesday night ahead of Indiana's May 7 GOP primary, but took few shots at the absent U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, who is considered the front-runner of the crowded field. ...

Chris Dziados wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 14th Congressional District

Apr. 23, 2024 23:00 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Dziados wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 14th Congressional District.

Casey and McCormick to face each other as nominees in Pennsylvania's high-stakes US Senate contest

Apr. 23, 2024 22:24 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Bob Casey and Republican challenger David McCormick will face each other in Pennsylvania's high-stakes U.S. Senate contest this fall, as Tuesday’s primary election put the men on track for a race that is expected to cost hundreds of millions of dollars and...

Ryan Mackenzie wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District

Apr. 23, 2024 21:44 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Mackenzie wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District.

Janelle Stelson wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 10th Congressional District

Apr. 23, 2024 21:30 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janelle Stelson wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 10th Congressional District.

Tabloid publisher says he pledged to be Trump campaign's 'eyes and ears' during 2016 race

Apr. 23, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran tabloid publisher testified Tuesday that he pledged to be Donald Trump 's “eyes and ears" during his 2016 presidential campaign, recounting how he promised the then-candidate that he would help suppress harmful stories and even arranged to purchase the silence of a...

Summer Lee wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District

Apr. 23, 2024 21:24 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Summer Lee wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District.

Dwight Evans wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District

Apr. 23, 2024 20:18 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dwight Evans wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District.

Brian Fitzpatrick wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 1st Congressional District

Apr. 23, 2024 20:18 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brian Fitzpatrick wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 1st Congressional District.

Democrat Bob Casey and Republican David McCormick win nominations for closely watched U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania

Apr. 23, 2024 20:01 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Bob Casey and Republican David McCormick win nominations for closely watched U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania.