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Liz Cheney opponent pays visit to Arizona election audit

Jun. 18, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A candidate running against Liz Cheney in next year's Republican primary has paid a visit to an effort in Arizona to cast doubt on the outcome of the presidential election. State Rep. Chuck Gray, of Casper, on Monday visited the partisan audit that...

Wyoming lawmakers to consider changes to statewide elections

Jun. 08, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A legislative committee in Wyoming has voted to pursue legislation that would significantly change the way statewide elections are run as early as next year, including a bill that would create a rank-choice system and another bill that would institute an open primary. ...

Elise Stefanik, No. 3 House GOP member, announces pregnancy

Jun. 06, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

SARATOGA, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, whose loyalty to former president Donald Trump won her a leadership post in the House Republican caucus, announced on Twitter that she is expecting her first child. The fourth-term Congress member from upstate New York...

Talk of Trump 2024 run builds as legal pressure intensifies

Jun. 04, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was calling into yet another friendly radio show when he was asked, as he often is, whether he's planning a comeback bid for the White House. “We need you," conservative commentator Dan Bongino told the former president. “Well, I’ll...

Liz Cheney spent $58K on security after impeachment vote

Jun. 02, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Federal Elections Commission has released financial filings that show Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney spent $58,500 on security from January to March, about two weeks after voting to impeach then-President Donald Trump. Cheney's campaign spent...

Ex-Speaker Ryan to GOP: Reject Trump, '2nd-rate imitations'

May. 27, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

Emerging from two years of relative silence, former House Speaker Paul Ryan joined the fight against Donald Trump on Thursday, urging fellow conservatives to reject the former president's divisive politics and those Republican leaders who emulate him. Ryan made his...

AP FACT CHECK: House GOP falsely blames Biden for gas prices

May. 26, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into the Memorial Day travel weekend, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy and other members of his party are falsely blaming President Joe Biden for higher gasoline and lumber costs. Gas prices have risen in recent weeks because a key...

Nevada Rep. Mark Amodei still considering run for governor

May. 25, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Northern Nevada Rep. Mark Amodei has said he is still weighing whether to run for governor and did not have a timeline for when he might make a decision. The six-term Republican congressman said he was not in a rush to determine if he would run against...

Wyoming candidate undeterred after teen pregnancy disclosure

May. 25, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A U.S. House candidate in Wyoming who disclosed that he impregnated a 14-year-old girl when he was 18 scoffed at the idea of dropping out of the race and challenged any legislators who might make an issue of his past. “That’d be great,” state...

Gaetz, Greene cheer election audit in Arizona rally

May. 22, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz, two of the Republican Party’s most controversial figures, told a crowd of Trump supporters in the Phoenix area that an ongoing audit of the 2020 election in Arizona should be replicated in all the battleground states...