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Congresswoman Torres Small continues to outraise GOP foes

Oct. 16, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Xochitl (ZOH'-cheel) Torres Small continues to outraise her Republican opponents in southern New Mexico's closely watched U.S. House race. Federal election records show the Las Cruces Democrat pulled in $556,453 from July 1 to September 30 after winning the...

New Mexico candidates for Congress highlight cash flow

Oct. 15, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico candidates in open races for the U.S. House and Senate have been collecting campaign cash at a fast clip even as prominent Democratic contenders forgo contributions from corporate political committees, according to disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission on...

Schilling won't run for Arizona congressional seat

Oct. 15, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's decided not to run for Congress. Schilling told a Phoenix sports radio station Tuesday that he decided not to run because of "things that have been said and done" to his wife and children since he announced he was thinking about...

New Mexico legislative caucuses stockpile money for 2020

Oct. 15, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Money is being stockpiled by leading state legislators under specialized political committees that can collect five-times as much cash per donor as standard campaigns and committees, according to campaign finance reports posted Tuesday. Campaign finance reforms enacted this year by...

Only Democrat running for Kansas 2nd seat drops out of race

Oct. 15, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The only Democratic candidate running for an eastern Kansas congressional seat has dropped out of the race. Abbie Hodgson announced Tuesday that she was ending her campaign in the 2nd District. WIBW-TV reports that Hodgson said she didn't have a "viable path" for winning the seat now...

State lawmaker running for western Kansas seat in Congress

Oct. 15, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

RUSSELL, Kan. (AP) — A prominent Republican state legislator has launched a campaign for the western Kansas seat in Congress. State Rep. Troy Waymaster of Bunker Hill announced his candidacy Tuesday in the 1st Congressional District. Waymaster has been chairman of the Kansas House Appropriations committee...

Omar gets a primary challenger in organizer John Mason

Oct. 15, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Community organizer John Mason says he'll challenge U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar in a Democratic primary for Minnesota's 5th District. Mason, a first-time candidate, said Tuesday he wants to build on President Barack Obama's accomplishments in health care care, education, gun control and the...

GOP endorsement eludes indicted California congressman

Oct. 15, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a sign of a turbulent campaign to come, indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter failed to win the endorsement Monday of his local Republican Party after arguing that he is the best candidate for the job despite his approaching federal trial. Hunter faced significant odds of winning the...

Book by Fusion GPS founders coming out next month

Oct. 14, 2019 8:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia have a book coming out next month. Random House announced Monday that "Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigation of Donald Trump" will be...

Virginia voter registration deadline quickly approaching

Oct. 14, 2019 4:53 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians who want to vote in the upcoming legislative elections have one more day to register. Tuesday is the last day Virginians can register to vote or update an existing registration. Eligible citizens can register online . Applications are also available at public facilities,...