Latest House elections News

GOP candidate says call for Garland's death was ‘facetious’

Aug. 18, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Republican candidate for Congress in western New York said in a radio interview that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland “should be executed” for authorizing a search former President Donald Trump's home, before clarifying later in the show that he wasn't being...

Cheney's defeat end of an era for GOP; Trump's party now

Aug. 17, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liz Cheney’s resounding primary defeat marks the end of an era for the Republican Party as well as her own family legacy, the most high-profile political casualty yet as the party of Lincoln transforms into the party of Trump. The fall of the three-term...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Aug. 17, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. August 15, 2022. Editorial: Urgent case for open primaries More than 740,000 registered Pennsylvania voters are not affiliated with any party. It always has been wrong, as a matter of principle, to disenfranchise...

Cheney ponders 2024 bid after losing Wyoming GOP primary

Aug. 17, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney was increasingly open on Wednesday about considering a 2024 presidential campaign after soundly losing a Republican primary to a challenger backed by former President Donald Trump. Speaking to NBC in the wake of her loss, the...

Murkowski advances in Alaska Senate race, Palin in House

Aug. 17, 2022 04:21 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski advanced from her primary along with Kelly Tshibaka, her GOP rival endorsed by former President Donald Trump, while another Trump-backed candidate, Republican Sarah Palin, was among the candidates bound for the November general...

Republican Nick Begich advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Aug. 17, 2022 01:57 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Nick Begich advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Democrat Mary Peltola advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Aug. 17, 2022 01:47 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Mary Peltola advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Republican Sarah Palin advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Aug. 17, 2022 01:45 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sarah Palin advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Oregon gubernatorial election moves toward 3-way race

Aug. 16, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's gubernatorial election took a step closer Tuesday to being a three-way race when unaffiliated candidate Betsy Johnson delivered thousands of voter signatures to get on the ballot. If the signatures are verified by election officials, the former state...

Schumer endorses Nadler in New York Democratic House race

Aug. 15, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York is endorsing Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler in his contentious primary contest with another veteran U.S. House member from New York, Carolyn Maloney. Schumer said in a statement that “New York has a lot of...