Latest Sean Parnell News

Ex-hedge fund CEO enters topsy-turvy Senate GOP primary race

Jan. 13, 2022 07:06 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — After several months of positioning himself to run, ex-hedge fund CEO David McCormick is entering Pennsylvania's campaign for U.S. Senate, bringing a glittering resume and high-level connections across government, finance and politics to a topsy-turvy GOP primary field in...

'Why lie to me?' Senate race rivals attack carpetbaggery

Jan. 12, 2022 20:27 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The title of “Pennsylvanian” may not carry quite the cachet of declarations of fighting socialists or getting tough on China, but it's increasingly the go-to weapon for Republican primary candidates in one of the nation's premier U.S. Senate contests. A...

Ex-Alaska official claims firing was politically motivated

Jan. 12, 2022 18:20 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The former head of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. claims her firing was “political retribution” by board members appointed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy. Dunleavy, a Republican seeking reelection, denied any involvement in Angela Rodell’s removal last month,...

Hedge fund CEO resigns ahead of anticipated US Senate run

Jan. 03, 2022 14:24 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — David McCormick has resigned as CEO of one of the world’s largest hedge funds, Connecticut-based Bridgewater Associates said Monday, as McCormick moves closer to declaring his candidacy for U.S. Senate in his native Pennsylvania. McCormick has yet to...

Hedge fund CEO draws high-level support in GOP Senate race

Dec. 23, 2021 15:47 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — David McCormick, CEO of one of the world's largest hedge funds and a former senior official in President George W. Bush's administration, is accumulating support from longtime party fundraisers and officials in Pennsylvania even before he has formally announced his...

Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. board ousts CEO Rodell

Dec. 09, 2021 20:00 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The board that oversees Alaska’s multibillion dollar investment portfolio on Thursday removed Angela Rodell as chief executive officer. KTOO Public Media reported board members voted 5-1 to remove Rodell immediately. The board did not disclose a reason for...

Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

Nov. 30, 2021 19:26 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican. Oz, 61,...

GOP field in Pennsylvania's Senate race heads for reshuffle

Nov. 26, 2021 16:25 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Republican field of candidates aiming to capture Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat in next year's election is churning anew, with the candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump out and intriguing new candidates possibly in. Out is...

Trump-backed Parnell loses custody battle, suspends campaign

Nov. 22, 2021 16:36 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sean Parnell, the candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, on Monday suspended his campaign after he lost a court fight over custody of his three children in which the judge said he believed allegations of abuse by...

Sean Parnell, endorsed by Trump for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, suspends campaign after losing child custody battle

Nov. 22, 2021 16:21 PM EST
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sean Parnell, endorsed by Trump for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, suspends campaign after losing child custody battle.