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Santa Fe mayor attacks rival for 'no' vote on mask ordinance

Sep. 24, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Recriminations about face-mask mandates are creating new tension between Democratic candidates in the election campaign for mayor in Santa Fe. In a flier distributed by mail Friday, incumbent Mayor Alan Webber highlighted a dissenting vote by...

Grassroots group uses newspaper ads to push Sen. Joe Manchin

Sep. 20, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A grassroots group is using newspaper advertisements to further push Sen. Joe Manchin to support issues it considers important to low-income West Virginians. The Poor People's Campaign took out the full-page ads Sunday in the Charleston...

Giuliani associate pleads guilty in campaign donation case

Sep. 10, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida businessman who gained notoriety for helping Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information on Joe Biden in Ukraine pleaded guilty Friday to a charge alleging he facilitated illegal foreign campaign contributions in an effort to build a marijuana business in the U.S. ...

Republicans start election 'investigation' in Pennsylvania

Sep. 09, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans in Pennsylvania's state Senate held their first hearing Thursday in what they call a “forensic investigation” into last year's presidential election, an underwhelming affair that Democrats nevertheless say is an extension of a national campaign to...

California recall voters so far largely Democratic and older

Sep. 02, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The critical question left in the California recall election that could remove Gov. Gavin Newsom isn’t whether someone likes the first-term Democrat — it’s who is going to take the time to vote. At this point, it’s all about turnout. ...

Giuliani associate to change plea in campaign finance case

Aug. 23, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who helped Rudy Giuliani try to unearth damaging information about President Joe Biden in Ukraine is expected to plead guilty in a case alleging illegal campaign contributions to U.S. politicians, according to a court filing. Igor Fruman was...

Incumbent mayor of Santa Fe files ethics complaint

Aug. 20, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber is confronting local fraternal organizations with accusations of campaign finance violations for unreported spending on political ads in coordination with a rival candidate, as he seeks a second term in office in the November election. ...

Ex-US Rep. Doug Ose ends campaign for California governor

Aug. 17, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Republican Congressman Doug Ose ended his campaign for California governor Tuesday after disclosing he suffered a heart attack last weekend. The 66-year-old businessman and farmer exits less than a month before the Sept. 14 recall election that...

Newsom using stark language as he seeks to stay in office

Aug. 16, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is using increasingly stark language as he campaigns in the final month of a tight recall election, calling it “a matter of life or death" that voters keep him in office and he is increasingly targeting a single Republican candidate:...

'Green Garbage' ads trashed by German election rivals

Aug. 12, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's governing parties made an unusual show of solidarity with their main challengers Thursday by denouncing an advertising campaign targeting the environmentalist Greens. The ads that appeared on posters in dozens of German cities less than two...