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Biden shows little urgency as Dems mull 2024 primary shakeup

Nov. 30, 2022 08:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats considering shaking up the order of their 2024 presidential primary are waiting on President Joe Biden, anxious to see if he'll endorse stripping Iowa of its traditional leadoff spot or discourage major changes while mulling his own potential reelection bid. ...

Nevada Supreme Court certifies official election results

Nov. 22, 2022 17:14 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Supreme Court justices and the secretary of state formally certified the results of the 2022 general election on Tuesday in the western battleground state where just over half of all ballots were cast by mail. With no debate or questions, the six...

Nevada Democrats cite midterms in bid for first primary stop

Nov. 18, 2022 21:54 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Democratic congressional members in a Friday statement urged the Democratic National Committee to make the Western swing state the first stop of primary season and pointed to a strong midterm showing as evidence for why it should be in the top slot. ...

Why AP has called control of the US House for Republicans

Nov. 16, 2022 19:21 PM EST

Republicans won control of the U.S. House on Wednesday after The Associated Press declared Mike Garcia the winner of a race in California, securing the party the requisite 218th seat for the majority in the chamber. The release of thousands of votes in California's 27th District...

Why the AP hasn't called control of the House yet

Nov. 15, 2022 22:41 PM EST

The GOP's wait for a U.S. House majority dragged into a second week, as the amount of votes still to be counted after Tuesday in California and elsewhere kept The Associated Press from calling the final seat Republicans need for control. A week after polls closed in the 2022 midterm...

Trump-backed Nevada GOP Senate candidate concedes loss

Nov. 15, 2022 15:45 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Republican challenger to Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in Nevada conceded on Tuesday that he lost, issuing statements saying that he won’t contest the result but calling mail-in balloting a “tactic” that tilted the balance. “I am confident that...

Pelosi holds open option of another term as House Dem leader

Nov. 13, 2022 18:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — With control of the House still hanging in the balance, Speaker Nancy Pelosi stayed mum Sunday on her future plans but said congressional colleagues are urging her to seek another term as Democratic leader following a strong showing in the midterm elections. ...

Shorter voting window could cut turnout in Georgia runoff

Nov. 13, 2022 11:08 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrat Raphael Warnock's first runoff in 2021 was a titanic nine-week clash to control the Senate that included three weeks of early in-person voting and lots of mail ballots. Warnock's victory against Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler - and Democrat Jon...

Why AP called Nevada Senate race for Catherine Cortez Masto

Nov. 12, 2022 23:31 PM EST

The Associated Press called the Nevada Senate race for Democrat Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on Saturday after a batch of votes from the Las Vegas area gave her a 5,000-vote lead that the AP determined she would not relinquish. The win for Cortez Masto also meant Democrats would keep...

Why the AP called control of the US Senate for the Democrats

Nov. 12, 2022 22:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats held control of the Senate on Saturday after The Associated Press declared Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto the winner in the Nevada Senate race. Her victory over Republican Adam Laxalt meant Democrats would hold onto a narrow lead in the chamber, controlling...