Political endorsements

June 23, 2018 - 4:39 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says he and President Donald Trump are grateful that they had Gov. Henry McMaster's early backing in 2016. At a McMaster campaign rally in Conway Saturday, the vice president said McMaster's early support made it possible for the Trump-Pence ticket...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 21, 2018 - 4:39 am
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while unleashing a torrent of grievances about the media and...
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Republican governor candidates participate in a gubernatorial between challenger John Warren and Governor Henry McMaster Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S. C. (Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 9:57 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster was an early supporter of presidential candidate Donald Trump, who had never run for political office. McMaster's opponent said Wednesday it's inconsistent for McMaster to now say there's no time for on-the-job training where the governorship...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 20, 2018 - 9:53 pm
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally Wednesday to defend his hard-line immigration policies while unleashing a torrent of grievances about the...
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FILE- In this May 22, 2018 file photo Democratic candidate for Georgia Gov. Stacey Abrams waves in Atlanta. Former Vice President Joe Biden is endorsing Abrams Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
June 20, 2018 - 3:04 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams and Joe Biden might seem like a political odd couple. But the 75-year-old former vice president is endorsing the 44-year-old Atlanta attorney who's trying to become the first black female governor in U.S. history. Abrams won Georgia's Democratic gubernatorial nomination...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 31, 2018, file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to Minnesota to stump for a congressional candidate, but another test of GOP loyalty to the president looms large over his visit. Minnesota’s Republican primary for governor provides the latest test case. It features a strong Trump supporter going up against Pawlenty, who called Trump “unhinged” at one point during the 2016 campaign. Pawlenty says now that he voted for Trump and supports his policies. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 20, 2018 - 1:37 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign trip Wednesday to Minnesota could signal whether he'll wade into the GOP's primary for governor between a former two-term governor who once called him "unhinged" and an underdog who is an avowed supporter. The rally in Duluth is for Pete...
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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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