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Democrats kept the Senate this year, but 2024 may be harder

Nov. 28, 2022 07:19 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats celebrating a successful effort to keep control of the U.S. Senate this year will soon confront a 2024 campaign that could prove more challenging. The party enters the next cycle defending 23 seats, including two held by independents who caucus with...

Trump's growing GOP challengers revive fears of 2016 repeat

Nov. 20, 2022 12:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Memories of the tumultuous 2016 Republican primary hung over the Las Vegas ballroom this weekend during the first major gathering of the party's potential contenders for the 2024 nomination. No fewer than 10 White House prospects stepped onto the stage to pitch...

McConnell reelected Senate GOP leader: 'Not going anywhere'

Nov. 16, 2022 18:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell was reelected as Republican leader Wednesday, quashing a challenge from Sen. Rick Scott of Florida, the Senate GOP campaign chief criticized after a disappointing performance in the midterm elections that kept Senate control with Democrats. ...

Florida's Scott takes on McConnell in bid for Senate leader

Nov. 15, 2022 19:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Rick Scott said Tuesday that he will mount a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, opening the latest front in an intraparty battle between allies of McConnell and former President Donald Trump over the direction of the GOP following a...

Trump vs. DeSantis: A simmering rivalry bursts into view

Nov. 12, 2022 18:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis have been on a collision course from the start. Eyeing the Florida governor as his most formidable foe within the Republican Party, the former president has sought to keep DeSantis in his place, often noting the role his endorsement...

US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW

Nov. 10, 2022 16:15 PM EST

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Boys from Biloxi” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “Going Rogue" by Janet Evanovich (Atria) 3. “Triple Cross" by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 4. “No Plan B” by Child/Child (Delacorte) ...

From sensation to struggles: Dem stars Abrams, O'Rourke fade

Nov. 10, 2022 14:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Stacey Abrams and Beto O'Rourke catapulted to Democratic stardom in 2018 by defying expectations and nearly pulling off upsets in Georgia and Texas. But they flopped four years later in governors' races Tuesday even as other Democrats muscled out remarkably...

2022 midterms live updates: Latest election news from AP

Nov. 09, 2022 03:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Follow along for real-time, on-the-ground updates on the 2022 U.S. midterm elections from The Associated Press. Live updates — all times Eastern — are produced by Ashraf Khalil, Annie Ma, Aamer Madhani, Chris Megerian, Mallika Sen and AP journalists around the country. ...

De La Cruz wins US House seat; Cuellar, Gonzalez reelected

Nov. 09, 2022 02:07 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Border Democrats in Texas held the line in two key House races on Tuesday night, but Republicans didn't come away empty handed, gaining one seat after an aggressive play to remake the U.S.-Mexico border into a midterm battleground. The lone GOP victory in South...

Utah Republican Mike Lee wins reelection to US Senate

Nov. 09, 2022 02:02 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Republican Mike Lee has been reelected to a third term in the U.S. Senate, defeating independent challenger Evan McMullin on Tuesday in the state's most closely watched Senate race in decades. Lee’s win keeps Utah in Republican hands as the party vies...