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Obama urges Georgia Democrats to push turnout for Warnock

Dec. 02, 2022 00:50 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Sen. Raphael Warnock on Thursday urged Democratic voters to keep pushing an apparent head start in early voting in the Georgia Senate runoff against Republican Herschel Walker, ahead of Friday's last day of early in-person voting and Tuesday's...

Hogan raises money amid speculation of White House bid

Nov. 30, 2022 21:59 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Term-limited Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan raised money and launched a political action committee on Wednesday amid speculation he will run for president in 2024, telling hundreds of supporters he'll make a decision after he leaves office in January. Hogan has...

Next act for Palin unclear after Alaska House losses

Nov. 24, 2022 12:44 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican Sarah Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state’s U.S. House seat. She had a lot going for her: unbeatable name recognition, the backing of former President Donald Trump in a state he carried...

Walker, Republicans look for party unity in Georgia runoff

Nov. 17, 2022 00:19 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans insist they're working together to help Herschel Walker unseat Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock in a Georgia runoff that offers the GOP a chance to finish a disappointing midterm election season with a victory. But to win a 50th Senate seat on Dec. 6...

Warnock, Walker pivot to overtime in Georgia Senate contest

Nov. 11, 2022 08:00 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker pivoted to a decisive extra round of their Senate race Thursday with blistering attacks, while party leaders and donors around the country geared up for a four-week campaign blitz that could determine control...

Democrat Ned Lamont wins 2nd term as Connecticut governor

Nov. 09, 2022 09:50 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democrat Ned Lamont has won reelection as Connecticut governor, defeating Republican businessman Bob Stefanowski for the second time in four years following a campaign battle that focused on abortion access, crime and the cost of living. The first-term...

Fall candidates, PACs spend $15M in 2 NC Supreme Court races

Nov. 05, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A massive amount of money has been spent in a pair of North Carolina Supreme Court elections next week that could decide the court's partisan tilt for several years. A review of campaign finance reports due this week and other filings with the State Board of...

Biden is 'not buying' that Democrats may lose in midterms

Nov. 05, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday he was feeling “really good” about Democrats' chances in the midterm elections, even as he traveled to the Chicago area to support two House members who are facing more competitive reelection battles than expected. ...

Former longtime Kentucky congressman Ron Mazzoli dies at 89

Nov. 01, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Romano L. Mazzoli, a Democrat who represented Louisville and its suburbs in Congress for 12 terms before retiring in 1994, died Tuesday in Louisville. He was 89. Mazzoli was elected from the 3rd District to his first term in November 1970 and held memberships...

Democrats, tech leaders fund PAC to boost McMullin in Utah

Oct. 31, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tech leaders and Democratic Party-aligned groups are among those funneling millions into Utah to support independent Evan McMullin’s bid to unseat Republican Sen. Mike Lee. The race has been inundated with outside spending, with super PACs unaffiliated with...