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2022 Elections

2022-05-18 09:34:11
by Reece Nations
Cawthorn Ousted as North Carolinians Pick Their November Nominees

RALEIGH, N.C. — Matchups for North Carolina's general elections were revealed late on Tuesday as the state's primary results rolled... Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. — Matchups for North Carolina's general elections were revealed late on Tuesday as the state's primary results rolled in. Perhaps the biggest election night surprise came as incumbent GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn conceded the 11th Congressional District race... Read More

Tight Pennsylvania GOP Senate Race; Mastriano Wins Governor Nod

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump's preferred candidate in Pennsylvania's Senate Republican primary was essentially tied with a more traditional... Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump's preferred candidate in Pennsylvania's Senate Republican primary was essentially tied with a more traditional rival, while his pick for governor notched a commanding victory Tuesday as the former president worked to expand his hold... Read More

Pennsylvania Governor Race Divides Republicans, Unites Dems

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — As Pennsylvania Republicans prepare to choose a nominee for governor Tuesday, some party officials are twisted... Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — As Pennsylvania Republicans prepare to choose a nominee for governor Tuesday, some party officials are twisted in knots over the possibility of a primary victory by a candidate many see as too far to the right... Read More

2022 Midterms: What to Watch as 5 States Hold Primaries

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's winning streak in U.S. Senate primaries is on the line Tuesday as voters in... Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's winning streak in U.S. Senate primaries is on the line Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in midterm elections. Trump made bold endorsements in backing celebrity heart surgeon Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania and U.S.... Read More

2022-05-14 23:03:55
by Dan McCue
First ‘Super Tuesday’ of Primary Season Filled With Intriguing Questions

WASHINGTON — Voters in five states will head to the polls on Tuesday, each of them helping to determine who... Read More

WASHINGTON — Voters in five states will head to the polls on Tuesday, each of them helping to determine who will appear in the general election in November, and, in a very real sense, the balance of power on Capitol... Read More

Trump-backed US Rep. Alex Mooney Wins W.Va. GOP Primary

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In an early victory for a Donald Trump-endorsed candidate at the start of midterm season, Rep.... Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In an early victory for a Donald Trump-endorsed candidate at the start of midterm season, Rep. Alex Mooney on Tuesday beat fellow incumbent Rep. David McKinley in West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District Republican primary. "Donald Trump... Read More

Pillen Beats Trump's Candidate in Nebraska Governor Primary

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican voters in Nebraska picked Jim Pillen as their nominee for governor on Tuesday, siding with... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican voters in Nebraska picked Jim Pillen as their nominee for governor on Tuesday, siding with the University of Nebraska regent backed by the state’s outgoing governor over a rival supported by former President Donald Trump... Read More

Trump's Clout Factors into US House Races in W.Va., Nebraska

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Roads, bridges and former President Donald Trump will be on West Virginia and Nebraska voters’ minds... Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Roads, bridges and former President Donald Trump will be on West Virginia and Nebraska voters’ minds as they choose congressional candidates in Tuesday's Republican primary elections. Two incumbent GOP congressmen who have taken dramatically different approaches to... Read More

2022 Midterms: What to Watch in Nebraska, West Virginia

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The top race in Tuesday's primary elections in Nebraska and West Virginia is a heavily contested Republican primary... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The top race in Tuesday's primary elections in Nebraska and West Virginia is a heavily contested Republican primary for Nebraska governor, featuring a Donald Trump-endorsed candidate who has been accused of groping multiple women. Voters in Nebraska will... Read More

Election 2022: JD Vance Wins Ohio's GOP Senate Primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance won Ohio’s contentious and hyper-competitive GOP Senate primary on Tuesday, buoyed by Donald Trump’s endorsement... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance won Ohio’s contentious and hyper-competitive GOP Senate primary on Tuesday, buoyed by Donald Trump’s endorsement in a race that was an early test of the former president’s hold on his party as the midterm season kicks into... Read More

2022 Midterms: What to Know About Ohio, Indiana Primaries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first multistate contest of the 2022 midterm election season unfolds on Tuesday, as Ohio voters pick nominees... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first multistate contest of the 2022 midterm election season unfolds on Tuesday, as Ohio voters pick nominees for governor and the U.S. Senate while Indiana voters consider whether their Legislature should become even more conservative. The races,... Read More

2022-04-29 21:37:44
by Reece Nations
Ohio Republican Senate Primary Polling Shows Close Race 

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As early voting in Ohio’s Republican Senate primary draws closer to its end, two candidates have emerged... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As early voting in Ohio’s Republican Senate primary draws closer to its end, two candidates have emerged as the clear favorites for their party’s nomination. J.D. Vance, a Trump-backed venture capitalist, held a slight lead over former... Read More

Millionaire Candidates Pour Cash into Ohio, Pa. Senate races

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Millionaire candidates and billionaire investors are harnessing their considerable personal wealth to try to win competitive... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Millionaire candidates and billionaire investors are harnessing their considerable personal wealth to try to win competitive Republican primaries for open U.S. Senate seats in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Mike Gibbons, an Ohio investment banker, leads the pack... Read More

2022-04-27 14:22:35
by Dan McCue
Voters Say Greene Texted Meadows About Imposing Martial Law

ATLANTA — A group of Georgia voters challenging Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s fitness to run for reelection has given... Read More

ATLANTA — A group of Georgia voters challenging Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s fitness to run for reelection has given an administrative law judge a text message in which the congresswoman asks White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to... Read More

2022-04-24 21:42:10
by Reece Nations
Ballot Set for Ohio Primaries, but Legislative Maps Still in Doubt

COLUMBUS, Ohio — With less than two weeks to go before Ohio's May 3 primary election, registered voters are showing... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio — With less than two weeks to go before Ohio's May 3 primary election, registered voters are showing a robust interest in the races. To date, more than 125,100 voters have requested absentee ballots and nearly 45,000 votes... Read More

2022-04-22 21:57:12
by Dan McCue
GOP Expert Offers His Perspective on Redistricting and What it Portends for 2022

WASHINGTON — With just two states, New Hampshire and Missouri, left to finalize congressional district maps ahead of the 2022... Read More

WASHINGTON — With just two states, New Hampshire and Missouri, left to finalize congressional district maps ahead of the 2022 midterms, attention is now shifting to primary contests and the inevitable litigation that the decennially-drawn maps inspire. On Friday, The... Read More

2022-04-20 18:23:09
by Dan McCue
FEC Asked to Set Value for Campaign Research in Senate Race

WASHINGTON — The campaign committee for Senate Democrats has asked the Federal Election Commission to appraise the value of a... Read More

WASHINGTON — The campaign committee for Senate Democrats has asked the Federal Election Commission to appraise the value of a “research book” it wants to provide to two Democratic candidates to aid in their bids to unseat an incumbent Republican... Read More

Judge: Georgia Voters Can Challenge Greene's Reelection Run

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that a group of Georgia voters can proceed with legal efforts... Read More

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that a group of Georgia voters can proceed with legal efforts seeking to disqualify U.S Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene from running for reelection to Congress, citing her role in the deadly... Read More

2022-04-15 20:00:15
by Dan McCue
Iowa Supreme Court Restores Finkenauer to Senate Ballot

DES MOINES, Iowa — In a unanimous ruling, the Iowa Supreme Court on Friday restored Senate candidate Abby Finkenauer’s name... Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa — In a unanimous ruling, the Iowa Supreme Court on Friday restored Senate candidate Abby Finkenauer’s name to the Democratic primary ballot, once again making her the presumptive frontrunner to face longtime Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley. "This... Read More

From 'Sister' to Rival: Dem Rising Stars Fight for Ga. Seat

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Reps. Lucy McBath and Carolyn Bourdeaux flipped two longtime Republican congressional districts in Atlanta's northern suburbs by running against then-President... Read More

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Reps. Lucy McBath and Carolyn Bourdeaux flipped two longtime Republican congressional districts in Atlanta's northern suburbs by running against then-President Donald Trump and his divisive brand of politics. But as they fight to keep their House seats this year, they're... Read More

Rep. Langevin: Public Service has Changed Since Capitol Riot

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — After the Capitol riot, longtime U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin said he thought briefly that the foolishness... Read More

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — After the Capitol riot, longtime U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin said he thought briefly that the foolishness and recklessness of dividing the country would finally stop. That didn’t happen, and the Rhode Island Democrat says it’s one... Read More

Democrat Finkenauer Knocked Off US Senate Primary Ballot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state court judge has ruled that Democrat Abby Finkenauer cannot appear on the June... Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state court judge has ruled that Democrat Abby Finkenauer cannot appear on the June 7 Iowa primary ballot for U.S. Senate because she didn't gather enough petition signatures, potentially knocking off the candidate considered... Read More

2022-04-11 20:20:29
by Tom Ramstack
New Mexico Voting Rights Proposals Touted by Democrats as National Model

SANTA FE, N.M. — Congressional Democrats took their campaign for voting rights legislation to New Mexico Monday, where they used... Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. — Congressional Democrats took their campaign for voting rights legislation to New Mexico Monday, where they used a proposed state law as an example of what they say should happen nationwide. New Mexico’s governor introduced the New... Read More

2022-04-06 15:13:17
by Dan McCue
GOP Congressional Candidate Arrington Sues DoD to Compel Document Release

WASHINGTON — Candidate Katie Arrington, currently hoping to unseat incumbent Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., in the upcoming South Carolina congressional... Read More

WASHINGTON — Candidate Katie Arrington, currently hoping to unseat incumbent Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., in the upcoming South Carolina congressional primary, sued the Defense Department on Tuesday seeking the release of records related to the suspension of her security clearance.... Read More

2022-04-04 14:38:45
by Dan McCue
Palin Shakes Up Race to Fill Alaska’s Only House Seat

JUNEAU, Alaska — Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor who as the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee became persistent comic fodder... Read More

JUNEAU, Alaska — Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor who as the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee became persistent comic fodder for a bevy of late night hosts and particularly, Tina Fey, then of “Saturday Night Live,” shocked the world on... Read More

2022-04-02 00:09:23
by Dan McCue
Rep. Greene Sues Georgia Secretary of State to Block Candidacy Review

ATLANTA — Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., sued Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Friday to block his review... Read More

ATLANTA — Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., sued Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Friday to block his review of eligibility to run for Congress in light of her alleged involvement and support of the Jan. 6, 2021, riot... Read More

2022-03-27 13:37:57
by Dan McCue
Fortenberry Resigns After Conviction on Lying Charge

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., resigned from office Saturday after a California jury convicted him of lying to federal... Read More

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., resigned from office Saturday after a California jury convicted him of lying to federal authorities about an illegal campaign donation from a foreign national. A federal jury deliberated for only two hours Thursday after... Read More

Greitens Accusations Revive GOP Worries About Senate Bids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Accusations that Eric Greitens, a leading Republican contender for the U.S. Senate in Missouri, physically assaulted members of his... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Accusations that Eric Greitens, a leading Republican contender for the U.S. Senate in Missouri, physically assaulted members of his family added fresh urgency to ensure the GOP doesn’t nominate candidates who are so damaged that they risk otherwise safe... Read More

Russia Business Deals Muddy GOP US Senate Primary in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several Republicans competing for the party’s nomination to run for U.S. Senate in Ohio are facing... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several Republicans competing for the party’s nomination to run for U.S. Senate in Ohio are facing scrutiny for their ties to Russia as the country intensifies its war against Ukraine. Much of the attention has focused... Read More

2022-03-09 18:19:58
by Dan McCue
Congress Urged to Tackle Immigration Reform Before Midterms

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan coalition of business and other organizations, calling themselves The Alliance for New Immigration Consensus is urging... Read More

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan coalition of business and other organizations, calling themselves The Alliance for New Immigration Consensus is urging Congress to advance immigration reform legislation before the 2022 midterms. In a letter to the leaders of both chambers of... Read More

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