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Caesar Gonzales wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 13th Congressional District.

May. 25, 2022 03:16 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Caesar Gonzales wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 13th Congressional District.

Pakistan sets up roadblocks to thwart ex-premier's rally

May. 25, 2022 03:09 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani authorities used dozens of shipping containers and trucks to block off major roads into the capital Islamabad on Wednesday, after a defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan said he would march with demonstrators to the city center for a rally he hopes...

Incumbents in Georgia beat primary opponents down the ballot

May. 25, 2022 02:46 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Beyond the marquee races for governor and U.S. Senate, several statewide officials overcame challengers from within their own parties in primary elections decided Tuesday in Georgia. Georgia's incumbent attorney general and insurance commissioner both defeated fellow...

Gunman kills 19 children in Texas school rampage

May. 25, 2022 02:41 AM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade and the latest gruesome moment for a country scarred by a string of...

School massacre continues Texas' grim run of mass shootings

May. 25, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Once again, one of America's deadliest mass shootings happened in Texas. Past shootings targeted worshippers during a Sunday sermon, shoppers at a Walmart, students on a high school campus and drivers on a highway. Among the latest victims were 19 children in...

Bob Christian wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

May. 25, 2022 02:28 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Christian wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

Georgia Secretary of State Raffensperger beats Trump ally

May. 25, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who was a top target of former President Donald Trump, has won the Republican primary as he seeks reelection. Raffensperger beat three challengers, including Trump-endorsed U.S. Rep. Jody Hice, who had criticized his...

Sen. John Boozman clinches Republican nomination in Arkansas

May. 25, 2022 02:18 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sen. John Boozman won the Republican primary in Arkansas on Tuesday, fending off challengers on the right after relying heavily on his endorsement from Donald Trump, conservative groups and the state’s top GOP figures. Boozman's race was a test of the...

Takeaways: Trump's big defeat; election denial backfiring

May. 25, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

Former President Donald Trump's crusade for vengeance suffered two devastating blows after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won their primaries Tuesday despite rejecting Trump's entreaties to reverse his 2020 election loss. It's a huge warning sign...

Greene, McBath win US House races; Cuellar in tight runoff

May. 25, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the last remaining anti-abortion Democrats in Congress was facing his toughest primary challenge yet in Tuesday's runoff, while a staunch gun safety advocate ousted her House colleague in a fierce member-on-member congressional primary in suburban Atlanta. ...