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Ohio Senate candidate errs with claim about Kasich donation

Apr. 13, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seeking to distance herself from former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jane Timken erroneously claimed on conservative radio that she never donated to his 2016 presidential campaign. The assertion came in a race where an...

Wake County won't pursue criminal complaint of Louis DeJoy

Apr. 12, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Wake County’s District Attorney’s Office has decided not to pursue a criminal investigation into allegations that U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy reimbursed former employees for political donations prior to taking up his government post. ...

Business faces tricky path navigating post-Trump politics

Apr. 11, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a half-century, the voice emerging from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s monolithic, Beaux Arts-styled building near the White House was predictable: It was the embodiment of American business and, more specifically, a shared set of interests with the...

Kelly raises $4.4 million for Senate re-election bid

Apr. 07, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly said Tuesday he raised nearly $4.4 million for his re-election campaign during the first quarter of 2021. The formidable haul gives the Arizona senator a head start against Republicans looking to challenge him in 2022, when...

Husband of high court candidate begins prison sentence

Apr. 06, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The husband of a Pennsylvania appellate judge who is running for the state's highest court began serving a prison sentence Tuesday in a long-running case involving taking money from an elderly woman's trust fund to benefit several political campaigns and a charity...

U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Jackson raises about $1.3 million

Apr. 05, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic senate candidate Jeff Jackson raised nearly $1.3 million since entering the race in January, his campaign announced on Monday. The campaign said it received contributions through the end of March from more than 14,000...

Church leader says Mormons not tied to any political party

Apr. 04, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A leading figure in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Sunday that no single political party or individual candidate represents the church’s positions. Dallin Oaks, a former justice on the Utah Supreme Court, told members during...

Democrat Lasry raises more than $1 million for Senate bid

Apr. 01, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alex Lasry said Thursday that his campaign had raised more than $1 million since he got in the race in mid-February. Lasry is running for the seat currently held by Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, who has...

Former state lawmaker sentenced for misusing campaign funds

Mar. 31, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former Democratic state representative from St. Louis County was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison for misusing campaign money for personal expenses. A federal judge in St. Louis also ordered 39-year-old Courtney Curtis to repay nearly...

Democrats launch Senate battle for expanded voting rights

Mar. 25, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are renewing their efforts to muscle through the largest overhaul of U.S. elections in a generation, setting up a fight with Republicans that could bring partisan tensions to a climax in the evenly split Senate and become a defining issue for President Joe Biden....