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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...

Slovenia's government endorses recognition of a Palestinian state, sends to parliament for approval

May. 30, 2024 13:10 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's government on Thursday endorsed a motion to recognize a Palestinian state and asked the parliament to do the same. Prime Minister Robert Golob said that his government sent the recognition proposal to parliament, which could convene as early as...

Slovenia's government endorses a motion to recognize a Palestinian state, sends it to parliament for approval

May. 30, 2024 09:44 AM EDT
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's government endorses a motion to recognize a Palestinian state, sends it to parliament for approval.

Trump endorses challenger to Freedom Caucus chair Bob Good ahead of closely watched Virginia primary

May. 28, 2024 18:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has endorsed the Republican opponent of a Virginia congressman who leads the hard-right House Freedom Caucus in what could be a defining moment in the GOP primary set for June 18. The endorsement of John McGuire, a state senator,...

Detroit could be without Black representation in Congress again with top candidate off the ballot

May. 21, 2024 20:58 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit Democrat will not appear on the ballot after building significant support within the party in his attempt to unseat U.S. Rep. Shri Thanedar in Michigan's August primary, after election officials determined that he had not submitted enough valid signatures. ...

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...