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Campaign says Collins has outraised her 2014 reelection bid

Jul. 15, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins's campaign says she has brought in $2 million in the second quarter of 2019. That's far ahead of the over $1 million Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon says she brought in between June 24 and June 30. Collins campaign Monday says she has $5.4...

Harris blasts, and takes money from, Epstein's law firm

Jul. 15, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris bemoaned the influence of the powerful and connected elite last Tuesday when she called on top Justice Department officials to recuse themselves from any matter related to Jeffrey Epstein. She said work done by their former law firm, which represented the financier accused...

GOP Sen. Cornyn reports $9M on hand for re-election bid

Jul. 15, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas says he's now sitting on $9 million for his re-election bid that's likely to be among the closest-watched Senate races of 2020. Cornyn announced Monday he raised more than $2.5 million during the latest fundraising quarter. Air Force veteran MJ...

Holcomb launches 2020 re-election run with big advantages

Jul. 13, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb brandished his front-runner status Saturday as he kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally extolling the state's economy while brushing off any criticism of his record. Holcomb made his announcement before a few hundred people at Knightstown's...

Trump pushes trade deal in formerly blue Wisconsin

Jul. 12, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Donald Trump barnstormed for his new trade deal with Mexico and Canada during a visit to Wisconsin on Friday, hoping that its economic impact will help him to retain a battleground state vital to his re-election effort. Trump told workers at Derco Aerospace the United...

Maryland Democrats file new complaint against Hogan campaign

Jul. 11, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Democratic Party has filed a second complaint alleging campaign finance violations against Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's campaign, but the governor's lawyer is calling it "a media stunt." The complaint filed Thursday with the state elections board is alleging "a number of...

Reeves has most campaign cash in Mississippi gov's race

Jul. 10, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — With party primaries less than a month away, second-term Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves still has more campaign cash than any candidate running for Mississippi governor. Finance reports filed Wednesday show Reeves, of Flowood, had more than $5.8 million in his campaign fund at the...

Democratic business exec enters 2020 Indiana governor's race

Jul. 10, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A longtime health care business executive hopes to turn his corporate experience into an asset as he seeks to unseat Republican Eric Holcomb from the Indiana governor's office next year. Woody Myers announced his campaign Wednesday, becoming the first Democratic candidate to formally...

Special election to be held to fill Scranton mayor's term

Jul. 10, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A special election will be held in November to fill the unexpired term of a former northeastern Pennsylvania mayor who resigned and pleaded guilty to charges that he shook down businesses for bribes and campaign contributions. The (Scranton) Times-Tribune reports that Scranton council...

McGrath Senate campaign says she raised $2.5M in 24 hours

Jul. 10, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Senate campaign for Amy McGrath says she raised over $2.5 million within 24 hours of announcing her run against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. According to a Wednesday news release, donations to the Marine combat aviator came in the form of 69,188 individual...