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Oz's ties to Turkey attacked in Pennsylvania's Senate race

May. 06, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Mehmet Oz’s rivals in Pennsylvania’s competitive Republican primary for U.S. Senate are escalating their attacks on the celebrity heart surgeon’s connections to his parents’ native country of Turkey, raising it as a possible national security issue. ...

GOP Gov Hutchinson says 2024 presidential bid 'on the table'

May. 01, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday he is weighing a presidential run in 2024 and his decision won't be affected by whether former President Donald Trump decides to join the race. Hutchinson, a two-term Republican governor who is restricted under Arkansas law...

Iowa GOP open to non-Trump prospects as 2024 gets underway

Apr. 22, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's persistent flirtation with another White House run is doing little to discourage other potential Republican candidates from stepping up their activity in Iowa, the state that will formally launch the 2024 nomination process. ...

GOP rivals crowd field for open Indiana congressional seat

Apr. 12, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Trucking company owner Mike Sodrel poured more than $1 million into his first campaign for a southern Indiana congressional seat nearly two decades ago. Sodrel won’t say how big a check he’s writing this time as he looks to emerge from a big Republican field...

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has book out this fall

Apr. 11, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a book coming out this fall that covers his years in the Trump administration and, according to his publisher, offers “unvarnished appraisals of the deals made and characters encountered along the way." Broadside Books, a...

Trump endorses Oz in Pennsylvania's Senate primary race

Apr. 09, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump endorsed Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania's crowded Republican Senate primary, ending months of jockeying for his support. In a statement Saturday evening, Trump said his decision was “all about winning elections” as he formally...

Iran's president vows to continue nuclear activities

Apr. 09, 2022 07:49 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Ebrahim Raisi said Saturday that Iran will continue nuclear development activities as talks to revive Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers remain stalled, state media reported. Speaking in a ceremony marking Iran's national day of nuclear...

State Department: WH gift records for Trump, Pence missing

Apr. 08, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it is unable to compile a complete and accurate accounting of gifts presented to former President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials by foreign governments during Trump's final year in office, citing missing data from the White House. ...

Pence distances himself from Trump as he eyes 2024 campaign

Mar. 21, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After Donald Trump was caught on video bragging about sexually assaulting women, Mike Pence stayed on his ticket. As the coronavirus ravaged the U.S., the then-vice president praised the administration’s response. And after a violent mob threatened his life during an attack on...

As Ukraine war rages, diplomats near Iran nuclear agreement

Mar. 17, 2022 05:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the war in Ukraine rages on, diplomats trying to salvage the languishing 2015 Iran nuclear deal have been forging ahead with negotiations despite distractions caused by the conflict. They now appear to be near the cusp of a deal that would bring the U.S. back into the accord...