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Montana Rep. Rosendale drops US Senate bid after 6 days, citing Trump endorsement of opponent

Feb. 16, 2024 00:49 AM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Congressman Matt Rosendale dropped his U.S. Senate bid on Thursday, less than a week after he got into the race only to see former President Donald Trump quickly endorse his opponent. Rosendale, a hard-line conservative, said in a...

North Dakota lieutenant governor launches gubernatorial bid against congressman

Feb. 15, 2024 15:59 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's lieutenant governor joined the state's open gubernatorial race on Thursday, setting up a Republican primary contest against the state's sole congressman. Lt. Gov. Tammy Miller, former CEO of electrical distributor Border States, is running to...

Conspiracy theories swirl around Taylor Swift. These Republican voters say they don't care

Feb. 08, 2024 08:47 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear some conservatives on cable news or on social media tell it, Taylor Swift is part of an elaborate plot to help Democrats win the November election. “I wonder who’s going to win the Super Bowl next month," wrote former Republican presidential candidate...

After Teamsters meeting, Trump says of possible union endorsement, 'Stranger things have happened'

Jan. 31, 2024 19:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump met with leaders of the Teamsters Union in Washington Wednesday as he tried to chip away at President Joe Biden's organized labor support heading into a likely general election rematch. Trump participated in a roundtable with the...

New Mexico lawmakers don't get a salary. Some say it's time for a paycheck

Jan. 26, 2024 19:23 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Members of New Mexico's Legislature are the only state lawmakers in the country who aren't paid a salary for their service, but voters might change that as a referendum on giving legislators a steady paycheck gains traction. A Democratic-sponsored initiative...

Pro-Biden super PAC launches ad featuring Rep. Clyburn ahead of South Carolina's lead-off primary

Jan. 26, 2024 15:02 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A super political action committee supporting President Joe Biden’s reelection is aiming to boost the Democrat's primary campaign in lead-off South Carolina with a television ad featuring Rep. Jim Clyburn, the state's senior congressman whose endorsement boosted Biden's...

Turkey formally ratifies Sweden's NATO membership, leaving Hungary as only ally yet to endorse it

Jan. 25, 2024 16:47 PM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey finalized the ratification of Sweden's membership in NATO on Thursday, bringing the previously nonaligned Nordic country a step closer to joining the military alliance. Hungary now remains the only NATO ally not to have ratified Sweden’s accession. ...

Trump racks up endorsements from Republicans in Congress as any resistance that once existed fades

Jan. 25, 2024 00:31 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Donald Trump announced his campaign to retake the White House, he launched a quieter campaign to rack up Republican endorsements. In early 2021, after Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden and inspired a mob of supporters to attack the Capitol trying to...

'Honored to have your back, and you have mine': Biden endorsed by United Auto Workers in election

Jan. 24, 2024 22:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden picked up an endorsement from the United Auto Workers union Wednesday, an important boost to the Democratic president's reelection bid as he pushes to sway blue-collar workers his way in critical auto-making swing states such as Michigan and Wisconsin. ...

United Auto Workers union endorses Biden for reelection, as the Democrat works to win over the rank and file

Jan. 24, 2024 14:37 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Auto Workers union endorses Biden for reelection, as the Democrat works to win over the rank and file.