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Republican John Kovacs launches bid for Nevada House seat

Jul. 23, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican John Kovacs on Friday announced plans to run for southern Nevada battleground congressional district in 2022. The Henderson construction company owner joins a growing field of challengers who hope to unseat Democratic Rep. Susie Lee,...

Trump's sway tested in race for open mid-Ohio US House seat

Jul. 23, 2021 07:45 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The crowded Republican primary for an open U.S. House seat in central Ohio is testing the ongoing political sway of former President Donald Trump as his choice in the race, a longtime coal lobbyist, is competing against candidates backed by other conservative leaders,...

Nevada GOP House candidate posts higher fundraising numbers

Jul. 22, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican running in a southern Nevada congressional race is reporting he raised more money in the initial weeks of his campaign than initially tallied. Noah Malgeri filed an amended campaign fundraising report with the Federal Election Commission...

Republican Noah Malgeri launches bid for Nevada House seat

Jul. 21, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican lawyer and veteran has formally announced he's running for a southern Nevada congressional seat. Noah Malgeri's campaign announced his candidacy on Wednesday in an online video introducing himself as an Army combat veteran and inventor of a...

Trump: Liz Cheney opponents to meet with him pre-endorsement

Jul. 20, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Donald Trump will meet with Republicans running against Rep. Liz Cheney next week, and endorse one in the next few months, the former president said in a statement Tuesday. Trump will meet with them in Bedminster, New Jersey, home of the Trump...

Nepal's new PM gets confidence vote in parliament

Jul. 18, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s new prime minister got the support of more than half the members of the House of Representatives, which would allow him to continue in power until general elections scheduled for next year. Sher Bahadur Deuba got 165 votes in his favor...

US Rep. Liz Cheney gains $1.9M in record fundraising quarter

Jul. 16, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming had a second consecutive record fundraising quarter, bringing in $1.88 million from April through June, according to financial reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. Her campaign has over $2.8 million in...

1st elected Alabama Black Republican: GOP 'open to everyone'

Jul. 14, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

PELHAM, Ala. (AP) — The first Black Republican elected to the Alabama Legislature since Reconstruction said Wednesday that his election to represent a heavily white suburban district shows that the GOP "is open to everyone.” Retired Army Sgt. Kenneth Paschal was...

EXPLAINER: What's in the Texas GOP's voting bills?

Jul. 14, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

The Texas voting bills that prompted state Democrats' flight to Washington this week include a raft of tweaks and changes to the state's election code. Some are dramatic, others highly technical, and a couple could make life easier for voters. But taken as a whole, the...

House Republicans post record fundraising ahead of 2022 race

Jul. 14, 2021 08:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The committee charged with helping Republicans wrest control of the House in 2022 raised $45.4 million over the last three months, a record quarterly haul during a year without a national election. That total was bolstered by $20.1 million raised in...