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Recount begins in Pennsylvania's GOP primary for Senate

May. 27, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Recounting began Friday in the too-close-to-call Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, with barely 900 votes separating celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick. Montour County began the recount...

Perkins wins Oregon's Republican U.S. Senate primary.

May. 27, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jo Rae Perkins has won Oregon’s Republican U.S. Senate primary. Perkins, a frequent candidate for public office, has been criticized for her belief in QAnon, a wide-ranging and baseless conspiracy theory that depicts former President Donald Trump as a hero...

Biden-backed Schrader ousted in Oregon primary

May. 27, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Seven-term U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader has been ousted in a Democratic primary in Oregon by progressive challenger Jamie McLeod-Skinner. The vote count in the state's 5th Congressional District was significantly delayed due to ballots with blurry bar codes in...

Lori Chavez-DeRemer wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 5th Congressional District

May. 27, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lori Chavez-DeRemer wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 5th Congressional District.

Jamie McLeod-Skinner wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 5th Congressional District

May. 27, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jamie McLeod-Skinner wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 5th Congressional District.

Jo Rae Perkins wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Oregon primary election

May. 27, 2022 11:59 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jo Rae Perkins wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Oregon primary election.

NH court releases redistricting map that moves 5 towns

May. 27, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday released a congressional redistricting plan that moves just five towns from the state's 1st District to the 2nd, rejecting a last-minute attempt by Republicans to block its takeover of the process. Both the House and...

Pakistan's ex-PM defends decision to call off planned sit-in

May. 27, 2022 11:10 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan defended Friday his decision to call off a planned, opened-ended rally and sit-in this week in the capital, Islamabad, saying he wanted to avoid more violence. Khan spoke at a news conference in the...

Stuart Ray declared winner of GOP 3rd congressional primary

May. 27, 2022 10:40 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Stuart Ray will face Democrat Morgan McGarvey in the 3rd District congressional race to fill retiring U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth's Louisville-area seat. Ray, a Louisville businessman, was locked in a race too close to call last week with Rhonda Palazzo...

Liberal Los Angeles could take right turn in mayor's race

May. 27, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many voters in heavily Democratic Los Angeles are seething over rising crime and homelessness and that could prompt the city to take a turn to the political right for the first time in decades. One of the leading candidates for mayor is Rick Caruso, a...