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Trump's bond with GOP deepens after primary wins, FBI search

Aug. 11, 2022 07:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's pick for governor in the swing state of Wisconsin easily defeated a favorite of the Republican establishment. In Connecticut, the state that launched the Bush family and its brand of compassionate conservatism, a fiery Senate contender who promoted...

GOP rallies around Trump following FBI search of his estate

Aug. 09, 2022 22:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For much of the year, small cracks in Donald Trump's political support have been growing. Dissatisfied Republican primary voters began to consider new presidential prospects. GOP donors grappled with damaging revelations uncovered by the Jan. 6 committee. S everal...

Trump ally Kari Lake wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

Aug. 05, 2022 02:07 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kari Lake, a former news anchor who walked away from her journalism career and was embraced by Donald Trump and his staunch supporters, won the Republican primary for Arizona governor on Thursday. Lake's victory was a blow to the GOP establishment that lined up...

Ex-anchor Lake, lawyer Robson in tight Ariz. GOP gov's race

Aug. 03, 2022 13:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Vote counting continued Wednesday in the close race to determine the Republican nominee for governor in Arizona, with former television news anchor Kari Lake narrowly leading lawyer Karrin Taylor Robson. The contest is seen as a barometer of Donald Trump's enduring...

Trump, Pence campaign for rivals in Ariz. governor's race

Jul. 23, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump and his estranged vice president, Mike Pence, held rival campaign events in Arizona on Friday, turning the governor's race into a broader referendum on the Republican Party's future. Trump and Pence both talked up the successes of...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jul. 21, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jul. 21, 2022 02:13 AM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. July 19, 2022. Editorial: Trump’s grip weakens, but that’s bad news for Florida Ron DeSantis was Ron who? — a back-bencher in Congress with little hope of political stardom — when Donald Trump enthusiastically endorsed him more than...

GOP establishment steps up push to block Trump ally in Ariz.

Jul. 18, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has already helped block one of former President Donald Trump’s allies from winning the Republican nomination for governor in a crucial battleground state. Now he’s hoping for a repeat in his own backyard. Ducey is part of a...

How a crowded GOP field could help Trump in 2024 campaign

Jul. 09, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump considers another White House run, polls show he's the most popular figure in the Republican Party. But it wasn't always that way. Competing at one point against a dozen rivals for the presidential nomination in 2016, Trump won only about one-third...

Goodbye to cash tolls, and some notorious history, at bridge

Jul. 09, 2022 07:32 AM EDT

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Attention drivers at the George Washington Bridge: Your cash is no good here. Starting Sunday, drivers looking to cross the Hudson River from New Jersey into New York will go through an electronic tolling system. Drivers without E-ZPass who...