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Sen. Mike Lee brushes off opponents to win Utah GOP primary

Jun. 29, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Sen. Mike Lee won Utah’s Republican primary Tuesday, brushing off attacks from two challengers who criticized him for his unwavering loyalty to former President Donald Trump and uncompromising lawmaking style. Lee’s decisive victory marked a win for...

Utah's GOP Congressmen handily defeat primary challengers

Jun. 29, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — All four members of the U.S. House from Utah defeated Republican primary challengers Tuesday, advancing to the November election where they'll face Democratic challengers whose primaries were not contested. At an election night celebration in suburban Salt...

Colorado GOP rejects candidates who back Trump election lie

Jun. 29, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Republicans in Colorado rejected two prominent candidates whose political profiles were centered on election falsehoods in a fresh reminder that fealty to former President Donald Trump's lies about mass voter fraud is no guarantee of success with conservative voters. ...

Mike Lee wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Utah primary election.

Jun. 28, 2022 22:28 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Lee wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Utah primary election.

Senators ask minor leaguers for information on MLB antitrust

Jun. 28, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter to an advocacy group for minor leaguers asking questions about baseball's antitrust exemption. Sen. Richard Durbin, an Illinois Democrat who chairs the committee, and Charles...

What to watch in primaries in Colorado, Illinois, elsewhere

Jun. 27, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven states are set to host primary elections Tuesday as the nation comes to terms with last week's stunning Supreme Court ruling eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion. This week's nominating contests could offer the first clues as to whether the...

'Mitt Romney Republican' is now a potent GOP primary attack

Jun. 25, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney isn't up for reelection this year. But Trump-aligned Republicans hostile toward the Utah senator have made his name a recurring theme in this year's primaries, using him as a foil and derisively branding their rivals “Mitt Romney Republicans." ...

Senate OKs landmark gun violence bill, House passage is next

Jun. 23, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill Thursday that seemed unthinkable a month ago, setting up final approval of what will be Congress' most far-reaching response in decades to the nation's run of brutal mass shootings. After years futile...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 17, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md.; former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers. __ CBS’ “Face the...

US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW

Jun. 16, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Sparring Partners” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “Tom Clancy: Zero Hour” by Don Bentley (Putnam) 3. “Nightwork” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s) 4. “Meant to Be” by Emily Giffin (Ballantine) ...