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Sununu to speak at California Republican Party convention

Sep. 22, 2021 11:17 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is heading to California to deliver a keynote address to fellow Republicans. Sununu will speak Friday night at the California Republican Party's fall convention, which takes place Friday through Sunday in San Diego....

Trump endorses election fraud lawyer for Michigan AG

Sep. 17, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer who has made false claims about vote-counting machines in Michigan's 2020 election has won former President Donald Trump's endorsement for state attorney general. Matthew DePerno secured Trump's support Wednesday night. It could prove...

Benson runs for governor; Gazelka signals he may be next in

Sep. 01, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Michelle Benson launched her campaign for Minnesota governor on Wednesday, attacking Democratic Gov. Tim Walz for his handling of the pandemic and public safety. “The left is defunding the police, crime rates are...

Parnell gets Trump endorsement in Pennsylvania Senate race

Sep. 01, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday gave an endorsement in Pennsylvania's crowded U.S. Senate field, backing Republican Sean Parnell in what is expected to be one of the nation’s most competitive Senate contests in next year’s election. ...

Kansas GOP official says chair blocked her from House vote

Aug. 07, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican Party official in Wichita is accusing her county's GOP chairman of breaking state law by preventing her from voting on filling a Kansas House vacancy. Precinct Committeewoman Cindy Miles said Segwick County Chairman David Thorne blocked...

Gableman will get $44K to lead GOP's election investigation

Jul. 02, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Speaker Robin Vos plans to pay former state Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman $44,000 to lead a probe of 2020 presidential election results in Wisconsin. Vos announced in May that he plans to hire three retired police officers to...

US Sen. Ron Johnson: Liberals feel America isn't good enough

Jun. 26, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Saturday that America is making progress on racism but liberals feel it's not good enough and they want to impose their agenda on everyone else. Johnson made the remarks at the state Republican convention at a Wisconsin...