Political endorsements

Supporters of Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, celebrate finishing first in the presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. With almost all polling stations reporting, Duque won nearly 39 percent trailed by leftist former rebel and Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, who won 25 percent. A run-off will take place on June 17. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 28, 2018 - 6:54 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was the outcome millions of Colombians had hoped to avoid: A bitter runoff between two presidential candidates whose polarizing viewpoints once again leave the nation divided. In order to win in June, both conservative former senator Ivan Duque and one-time guerrilla...
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May 24, 2018 - 2:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such as gun control and abortion rights, even if they don't endorse a particular candidate. Ads coming from specific candidates have already included a disclosure label since...
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May 24, 2018 - 10:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign is announcing its support for California businessman John Cox's campaign for governor, building upon Trump's endorsement in the state's crowded primary election. Lara Trump, a senior adviser to Trump's campaign, says the campaign will lend support...
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In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political contests. The Democratic race for governor features two women, and candidate Abrams is running to become the first black woman ever elected governor in America. (AP Photo/John Amis)
May 22, 2018 - 10:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party. If the former state House minority leader wins the general election in November, she'll become the first black woman...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of a Democratic presidential campaign to reclaim the White House. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
May 21, 2018 - 9:18 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump. The leading players — from established national figures such as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders and...
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May 19, 2018 - 2:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's progressive Working Families Party has formally endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon as its gubernatorial candidate — challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The small, progressive party is holding its annual convention on Saturday afternoon at...
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U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., Republican primary candidate for U.S. Senate, waves to supporters after speaking during an election night results party, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Hazleton, Pa. Barletta, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who first got national notice as a small-city mayor for his attempted crackdown on illegal immigration, on Tuesday won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 16, 2018 - 8:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's primary elections (all times local): 8:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is congratulating two of his favored candidates, Lou Barletta in Pennsylvania and Deb Fischer in Nebraska, who won their U.S. Senate primaries. In a pair of tweets Wednesday morning,...
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Rick Colyer holds a sticker after placing his vote at the Durham County Library North Regional in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, May 8, 2018. North Carolina voters are choosing their parties' nominees Tuesday in dozens of legislative and congressional primary races congested with contestants who were spurred by strong feelings about President Donald Trump or their state's redistricting struggles. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 09, 2018 - 1:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's primaries in four states (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Republican voters have rejected ex-convict Don Blankenship in a West Virginia Senate primary in which he sold himself as "Trumpier than Trump" but was vigorously opposed by the president. West Virginia...
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In this April 30, 2018, photo, Senate candidates from left, Todd Rokita, Luke Messer and Mike Braun speak with each other following the Indiana Republican senate primary debate in Indianapolis. As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in the November election. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool)
May 05, 2018 - 5:34 pm
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November. Primaries in four states on Tuesday, all in places Donald Trump...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas hasn't elected a Democrat governor in 28 years but has never seen a candidate like Valdez: a trailblazing Hispanic female sheriff who is gay and grew up picking crops as the daughter of a Mexican migrant farmhand. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 04, 2018 - 3:43 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas hasn't elected a Democrat governor in 28 years but has never seen a candidate like Lupe Valdez: a trailblazing Hispanic female sheriff who is gay and grew up picking green beans as the daughter of migrant farmworkers. But ahead of a May 22 runoff, an unsteady performance...
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