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Georgia rally to mark debut of GOP primary 'Trump ticket'

Sep. 25, 2021 08:59 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The rewards of an early Donald Trump endorsement will be on display Saturday in Georgia when a three-man ticket of candidates he's backing in 2022 Republican primaries will be featured at one of his signature rallies. But GOP opponents of Trump-backed candidates aren't...

Kentucky Sen. Paul failed to disclose wife's stock trade

Aug. 12, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul waited more than a year to disclose that his wife purchased stock in a company that makes a COVID-19 treatment, an investment made after Congress was briefed on the threat of the virus but before the public was largely aware of its danger. ...

Pause on student loan payments extended through January

Aug. 06, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

The Biden administration on Friday issued what it says will be the final extension to a student loan moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to put off debt payments during the pandemic. Under the action, payments on federal student loans will remain paused...

Cheri Beasley's campaign manager, finance director quit

Aug. 05, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two top campaign officials working to elect North Carolina Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley have decided to leave the campaign. Beasley's campaign manager, Katie Gladstone, will remain on staff for the next couple weeks as her team...

Beasley, McCrory on top in latest Senate fundraising haul

Jul. 16, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley and ex-Gov. Pat McCrory brought in the most money in their respective Democratic and Republican primary bids for an open 2022 U.S. Senate seat, new campaign finance reports show. The...

North Carolina GOP senate candidate Pat McCrory raises $1.2M

Jul. 08, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Pat McCrory on Thursday announced he raised more than $1.2 million in his first fundraising period since he entered the primary in April. The former Charlotte mayor who lost a pair of general election...

Democratic US Senate candidate Cheri Beasley raises $1.3M

Jul. 07, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley of North Carolina raised nearly $1.3 million in little more than two months since she entered the race in April, her campaign announced on Wednesday. The former state Supreme Court chief justice and...