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Pennsylvania's Fetterman released from hospital after stroke

May. 22, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee in the state’s high-profile U.S. Senate contest, has been released from the hospital after a stay of more than a week following a stroke, his wife and his campaign said Sunday. Fetterman, 52, won...

Midterm updates | Idaho attorney general loses GOP primary

May. 18, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho — Former U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador has won Idaho’s Republican attorney general primary, beating a longtime incumbent who had been criticized by the far right for not taking a more activist role. Labrador prevailed over Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, who was backed...

Tight Pennsylvania GOP Senate race; Mastriano wins gov nod

May. 18, 2022 07:30 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump's preferred candidate in Pennsylvania's Senate Republican primary was essentially tied with a more traditional rival, while his pick for governor notched a commanding victory Tuesday as the former president worked to expand his hold on the GOP. ...

2022 midterms: What to watch in primaries in 5 states

May. 17, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's winning streak in U.S. Senate primaries is on the line Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in midterm elections. Trump made bold endorsements in backing celebrity heart surgeon Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania and...

Biden's leadership of Democrats faces test in next primaries

May. 16, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In his telling, President Joe Biden's political philosophy is rooted in Pennsylvania, where the son of Scranton grew up watching families struggle to make ends meet. But as Democrats in the president's home state choose a nominee on Tuesday for a critical U.S....

Pennsylvania Senate hopeful Fetterman recovering from stroke

May. 15, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the leading Democrat in the state’s high-profile Senate contest, suffered a stroke just days before the primary election but was on his way to a “full recovery,” his campaign said on Sunday. The 52-year-old...

Trump scrambles to fend off Oz challenger in Pa. Senate race

May. 13, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sensing a threat in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race, Donald Trump issued a warning Thursday that surging Republican candidate Kathy Barnette would upend the GOP’s chances of holding the seat in November and urged voters to back his pick, celebrity heart surgeon Mehmet...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Apr. 27, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

Philadelphia Daily News/Inquirer. April 21, 2022. Editorial: With recreational marijuana now legal in New Jersey, Pennsylvania should follow Rather than watch potential jobs and tax revenue migrate across the Delaware bridges, Pennsylvania should start its own...

Biden's election year challenge: Blame GOP for nation's woes

Apr. 22, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has an election-year message for frustrated voters: At least he's trying. For those who think he isn't doing enough to help Ukraine fend off the Russian invasion, Biden announced $800 million in new military support on Thursday. To ease the...

Philadelphia to end mask mandate, days after reinstating it

Apr. 21, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

Philadelphia is ending its indoor mask mandate, city health officials said Thursday night, abruptly reversing course just days after people in the city had to start wearing masks again amid a sharp increase in infections. The Board of Health voted Thursday to rescind the mandate,...