Political endorsements

Colombia's President Elect Ivan Duque celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 18, 2018 - 3:36 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uncertainty loomed over Colombia's fragile peace deal on Monday with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it emerges from decades of bloody conflict. Ivan Duque, a law-...
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In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. It's the biggest test yet of ranked-choice voting. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
June 13, 2018 - 7:20 am
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Republican businessman hoping to succeed Maine's firebrand GOP governor was the winner in the nation's first ranked-choice voting primary, but it could take a week for election officials to declare a winner of the Democratic primary. No one came close to getting an outright...
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In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. It's the biggest test yet of ranked-choice voting. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
June 13, 2018 - 1:25 am
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican businessman Shawn Moody won Tuesday's ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succeed Maine's firebrand Gov. Paul LePage, while no clear majority winner had emerged in the Democratic primary. The founder of a string of auto repair shops won a majority of the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is not GOP Sen. Heller's re-election battle - thanks to President Donald Trump - but instead is a contentious Democratic race for governor. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 12, 2018 - 11:02 pm
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 11 p.m. Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Senate. Heller defeated four others in the Republican primary on Tuesday. He was able to cruise through his primary race after...
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In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Clarke Tucker talks to supporters after winning the District 2 U.S. House Democratic primary at Cotham's in the City in Little Rock. Democrats typically aren’t embracing their most liberal options in House districts that’ll determine which party controls Congress after the November midterms, but candidates will test how liberal the party can go and still win among GOP-leaning voters. (Thomas Metthe/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 3:13 pm
A single-payer health care advocate in South Texas. A gun restriction supporter in Dallas. Cheerleaders in Arkansas and Iowa for public option health care. Weeks into the primary season, with five more states voting Tuesday, Democrats' midterm class is shaping up to test what liberal messages the...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018 file photo, Judge Aaron Persky poses for a photo with a sign opposing his recall in Los Altos Hills, Calif. Northern California voters are deciding on Tuesday, June 5 whether to remove Persky from office for the first time in decades because he sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison. Persky would be the first California judge recalled from office since 1932 if a majority of voters choose to remove him on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 06, 2018 - 3:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries being held Tuesday in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota (all times local): 3:35 a.m. California Democrats have been denied their supermajority in the state Senate. Democrats temporarily lost their...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016 file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., listens during a forum on the future of the Democratic Party, in Denver. Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, filed papers Tuesday, June 5, 2018, to run for Minnesota attorney general. Ellison, also the vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, filed just hours ahead of a deadline. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 05, 2018 - 4:34 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress and a top official with the Democratic National Committee, filed to run for Minnesota attorney general Tuesday, saying he wanted to join the legal fight against President Donald Trump. A sixth-term lawmaker...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2016, file photo, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz walks in front of a photo of Starbucks baristas, at the coffee company's annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. Starbucks Corp. says Schultz is stepping down executive chairman later this month. Schultz, who oversaw the transformation of Starbucks into a global chain with more than 28,000 locations, had retired as CEO last year to focus on innovation and social impact projects as executive chairman. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
June 04, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks Corp.'s Howard Schultz is stepping down as executive chairman of the coffee company he helped transform into a global brand, and says public service may be in his future. Schultz, 64, says he is considering many possibilities. He had endorsed Democratic presidential...
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FILE - In a May 5, 2015 file photo, Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan thanks supporters while giving an acceptance speech during an election night gathering, in the Staten Island borough of New York after he won the 11th Congressional District seat vacated in January by former Congressman Michael Grimm. President Donald Trump endorsed U.S. Rep. Donovan Wednesday, May 30, 2018, but in doing so he misstated the New York Republican's record on taxes.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
May 31, 2018 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump endorsed a congressman facing a tough primary battle, but in doing so he misstated the New York Republican's record on taxes. In a tweet Wednesday, Trump said U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan is "strong on Borders," ''loves our Military" and "voted for Tax Cuts." Yet...
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May 30, 2018 - 6:03 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's governor says dozens of farmers are backing his quest for a first full term in office. Gov. Henry McMaster on Tuesday announced an Agribusiness Coalition of farmers has endorsed his bid in this year's election. The group is headed up by state Commissioner of...
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