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Trump VP contender Tim Scott doesn't want to talk about vice president's role in certifying election

Feb. 18, 2024 13:21 PM EST

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Sen. Tim Scott, a potential running mate if Donald Trump becomes the Republican presidential nominee, is treading carefully on questions about whether he would have certified the 2020 election had he been vice president at that time. On Jan. 6, 2021,...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 16, 2024 20:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, a Republican presidential candidate; Gov. Josh Shapiro, D-Pa. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio. ___ ...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Nevada's presidential primary and caucuses

Feb. 06, 2024 14:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada again holds the coveted first-in-the-West slot in the presidential campaign calendar, but this year’s showdown in the Silver State won’t look like it did in previous years. State lawmakers opted to move away from the Iowa-style presidential caucuses...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 27, 2024 14:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif.; Gen. CQ Brown, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, a Republican presidential...

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...

Haley hopes to stop Trump's march to nomination in New Hampshire: 'America does not do coronations'

Jan. 22, 2024 23:20 PM EST

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — As the last major challenger in Donald Trump 's way to the Republican nomination, Nikki Haley is hoping New Hampshire voters feel so strongly about keeping the former president away from the White House that they turn out to support her in large numbers. ...

Trump and Haley hustle for last-minute votes a day before New Hampshire primary. Follow live updates

Jan. 22, 2024 19:47 PM EST

The race for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination is down to two major candidates with just one day to go until New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation GOP primary. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who was once seen as Donald Trump's biggest obstacle in the GOP primary, dropped his bid...

Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina backs Donald Trump over Nikki Haley in the 2024 Republican primary

Jan. 22, 2024 15:06 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump has picked up another endorsement from Nikki Haley's home state of South Carolina, with Rep. Nancy Mace backing the former president in this year's GOP presidential primary. Mace had stayed out of the 2024 Republican primary as two fellow South...

With Trump closing in on nomination, the effective audition to become his vice president is underway

Jan. 22, 2024 00:08 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — As she addressed a crushing crowd of volunteers and media at Donald Trump’s New Hampshire headquarters on Saturday, New York Rep. Elise Stefanik received a welcome chant. “VP! VP! VP!" one man shouted across the room. While vice...

Can Trump be stopped? Key questions ahead of New Hampshire after DeSantis drops out of race

Jan. 21, 2024 17:17 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump's effort to march to the Republican presidential nomination faces perhaps its greatest challenge on Tuesday when voters in New Hampshire hold the first-in-the-nation primary. With Ron DeSantis ending his 2024 campaign and endorsing Trump on Sunday,...