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Matthews wins Democratic US Senate nod in South Carolina

Jun. 28, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State Rep. Krystle Matthews on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, a general election campaign that could begin under the cloud of a possible ethics investigation. Matthews, the second-place...

Trump's lasting legacy grows as Supreme Court overturns Roe

Jun. 26, 2022 11:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden rarely mentions his predecessor by name. But as he spoke to a nation processing a seismic shift in the rights of women, he couldn't ignore Donald Trump's legacy. “It was three justices named by one president — Donald Trump — who were the...

Iran orders US to pay compensation for slain nuke scientists

Jun. 23, 2022 07:43 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A court in Iran on Thursday ordered the United States government to pay over $4 billion to the families of Iranian nuclear scientists who have been killed in targeted attacks in recent years, state-run media reported. The largely symbolic ruling underscores the...

Iowa doors swing open for Republicans eyeing White House run

Jun. 18, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The polls were closed in Iowa for less than 48 hours when South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott was shaking hands and posing for pictures with eastern Iowa Republicans at a Cedar Rapids country club last week. Scott, one of the many Republicans testing their...

Trump lashes out at Jan. 6 committee as he teases 2024 run

Jun. 17, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Making his first public appearance since the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection began its hearings laying bare his desperate attempts to subvert democracy and remain in power, former President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at the committee as he...

VP Harris says 'thank you' to SC Democrats at fundraiser

Jun. 10, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In her political return to a state where she campaigned heavily ahead of the 2020 election, Vice President Kamala Harris told a gathering of South Carolina Democrats how appreciative the White House is for the key support that ultimately led to the Biden administration. ...

VP Harris to headline dinner for South Carolina Democrats

Jun. 06, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

Vice President Kamala Harris is returning to South Carolina this week to headline a fundraising dinner for Democrats in the state, which plays a key role in the presidential nominating process. State Democratic party officials announced Monday that Harris will be the keynote speaker...

Oz's ties to Turkey attacked in Pennsylvania's Senate race

May. 06, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Mehmet Oz’s rivals in Pennsylvania’s competitive Republican primary for U.S. Senate are escalating their attacks on the celebrity heart surgeon’s connections to his parents’ native country of Turkey, raising it as a possible national security issue. ...

GOP Gov Hutchinson says 2024 presidential bid 'on the table'

May. 01, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday he is weighing a presidential run in 2024 and his decision won't be affected by whether former President Donald Trump decides to join the race. Hutchinson, a two-term Republican governor who is restricted under Arkansas law...

Iowa GOP open to non-Trump prospects as 2024 gets underway

Apr. 22, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's persistent flirtation with another White House run is doing little to discourage other potential Republican candidates from stepping up their activity in Iowa, the state that will formally launch the 2024 nomination process. ...