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Trump and DeSantis jab at each other on campaign trail in 1st dueling appearances as 2024 candidates

Jun. 02, 2023 06:53 AM EDT

GRIMES, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump kept up a steady drumbeat of criticism of his chief rival Ron DeSantis on Thursday, jumping immediately on remarks by the Florida governor on the campaign trail to try to highlight his own strength as the leading GOP presidential candidate. ...

Mike Pence will launch his presidential campaign in Iowa on June 7

May. 31, 2023 20:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence will officially launch his long-expected campaign for the Republican nomination for president in Iowa next week, adding another candidate to the growing GOP field and putting him in direct competition with his former boss. Pence will...

Ex-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie planning to launch GOP presidential campaign next week

May. 31, 2023 09:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to launch a Republican presidential campaign next week in New Hampshire. Christie, who also ran in 2016, is planning to make the announcement at a town hall Tuesday evening at Saint Anselm College's New Hampshire...

Bus driver accused of stalking boy, 8, agrees to plea deal

May. 31, 2023 08:22 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former school bus driver accused of threatening and stalking an 8-year-old boy in New Hampshire has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors under which he would serve a six-year prison sentence, according to documents filed in federal court. Michael Chick,...

New Hampshire city recognized for historic role in racially integrating baseball in the 1940s

May. 30, 2023 18:45 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The conversation around racial integration in baseball often revolves around Jackie Robinson, who broke the major league color barrier in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. But a year earlier, history was being made in the city of Nashua, New Hampshire. It was...

Christie allies launch super PAC ahead of expected 2024 campaign for the GOP presidential nomination

May. 30, 2023 12:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have launched a new super PAC to support his expected candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. Christie has painted himself as the only potential candidate willing to directly take on former President... to be featured on RFK Racing cars after multiyear partnership

May. 28, 2023 15:31 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — RFK Racing on Sunday announced a multiyear partnership with BlueForge Alliance, the nonprofit integrator for the U.S. Navy’s Submarine Industrial Base program. will be featured as a primary partner for 10 races across RFK’s two NASCAR Cup Series teams...

Police fatally shoot armed man outside New Hampshire apartment building, authorities say

May. 26, 2023 07:36 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man armed with a gun died after he was shot by police outside of a Manchester apartment building, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said Friday. Police received a 911 call around 3:25 a.m. for a report of a person who was armed at the building,...

DeSantis pushes past embarrassing campaign start, raises $8.2M ahead of early state blitz

May. 25, 2023 21:01 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday sought to push past an embarrassing beginning to his presidential campaign, outlining an aggressive travel schedule as his allies insisted they remain well funded and well positioned for a long Republican primary fight ahead. ...

Former New Hampshire doctor pleads guilty in $1.9 million Medicare fraud scheme

May. 25, 2023 06:49 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former New Hampshire doctor has pleaded guilty to authorizing orders for medically unnecessary knee, wrist and back braces that were used by companies to submit more than $1.9 million in false Medicare claims. Steven Powell, 53, of Alpharetta, Georgia,...