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Trump's campaign backs Calif. businessman in governor's race

May. 24, 2018 10:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign is announcing its support for California businessman John Cox's campaign for governor, building upon Trump's endorsement in the state's crowded primary election. Lara Trump, a senior adviser to Trump's campaign, says the campaign will lend support to Cox...

Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

May. 18, 2018 6:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is wading into the heated California GOP gubernatorial primary, endorsing businessman John Cox in hopes of maximizing Republican chances of securing a spot on the ballot this November. In a Friday tweet Trump says, "John Cox is the man - he'll be the best Governor...

Republicans run to right in race for California governor

May. 9, 2018 7:17 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In the race for California governor, two Republicans have shunned the center and are running to the right in a bloody fight for a segment of the electorate that loves President Donald Trump and loathes Democrats who have proudly committed to being his foil. Democrats dominate...

California governor debate focuses on housing, gas tax

May. 9, 2018 2:11 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The six leading candidates for California governor discussed housing, immigration, gas taxes and other issues at a debate Tuesday ahead of next month's primary. Democrats pledged to stand up to Republican President Donald Trump and provide help to the homeless while Republicans said...

The Latest: Democrats questioned about affairs during debate

May. 8, 2018 11:07 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California gubernatorial debate (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Democrats Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa say they learned and grew from past adultery scandals. The candidates for California governor were questioned about the affairs Tuesday during a televised...

Candidates for California governor jockey for 2nd place

May. 7, 2018 2:02 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In California's first incumbent-free race for governor since voters switched to a new primary system where the top two candidates advance regardless of party, nearly two dozen candidates are jockeying for a spot in the runoff, including five Democrats and two Republicans with deep...

GOP fights to hold ground in Democratic bastion California

May. 3, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If history is any guide, this weekend's California Republican convention will be another prelude to Election Day disappointment. With the June 5 primary closing in, hundreds of party delegates will spend the weekend in San Diego debating endorsements for candidates seeking statewide...

The Latest: Experts: San Francisco airport challenges pilots

May. 2, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on investigations into several close call incidents at San Francisco International Airport (all times local): 4 p.m. Aviation experts say San Francisco International Airport is one of the more difficult airports to land planes. Longtime American Airlines pilot Chris Manno...

Allegiant Air under fire after '60 Minutes' safety report

Apr. 16, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

Allegiant Air is fighting to reassure travelers and protect its reputation after renewed questions about safety at the low-cost carrier. Safety experts say the numbers tell another story. There have been far too many aborted takeoffs, in-flight mechanical problems and emergency landings involving Allegiant planes...