Political endorsements

Democratic candidate Conor Lamb laughs during a rally with the United Mine Workers of America, Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Waynesburg, Pa. Lamb is running against state Rep. Rick Saccone for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District in a special election on Tuesday. (Antonella Crescimbeni/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
March 11, 2018 - 7:22 pm
WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Conor Lamb went to Pennsylvania's coal country for help in the final days before the first congressional election of 2018, telling union members Sunday that he won't forget their support in a close race widely viewed as a key test of support for Republicans ahead of...
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March 10, 2018 - 8:39 pm
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally for a Pennsylvania Republican running in a special House election (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is calling for harsh punishments for drug dealers, including potentially the death penalty. Trump says...
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Supporters of U.S. Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke cheer during a Democratic watch party following the Texas primary election, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 11:14 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary elections in Texas (all times CST): 10 a.m. Democratic turnout for Texas' primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, when the party was beginning its slide into the political wilderness in a state that had for decades been a...
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Supporters watch results on a screen during a Democratic watch party following the Texas primary election, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 3:12 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The 2018 midterm election cycle kicked off with a surge in voter enthusiasm for both parties in Texas, although the gains were bigger for Democrats. It boosted a slew of women candidate and helped Republicans who had drawn direct support from President Donald Trump. The primary...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, guests attend a Republican congressional candidate forum, in New Braunfels, Texas. Texas holds the nation’s first 2018 primary elections Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and the campaign is providing a vivid exhibition of the Trump effect in GOP politics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 04, 2018 - 10:29 pm
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — George P. Bush's campaign flyers in Texas declare that he's "standing beside our president" — the one who called his dad, Jeb, an embarrassment to his family and a pathetic person. At a political forum outside San Antonio, another Republican candidate brags about his "...
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This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J., and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark. The two former allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who were convicted in November 2016 of fraud, conspiracy and civil rights violations for closing access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in September 2013, are challenging their convictions in federal court, with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia set to consider the case on April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 02, 2018 - 8:00 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie convicted in an alleged plot to use traffic jams to punish a mayor for not endorsing the Republican will have their appeals considered by a federal court next month. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders arrives to the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 27, 2018 - 6:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on White House and Trump campaign staff (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The White House says senior adviser Jared Kushner drafted his statement of support for new Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale in his "personal capacity." Legal questions have been raised about the...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
February 24, 2018 - 8:34 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Winning seven U.S. House seats currently held by California Republicans is critical to Democrats' hopes of taking back Congress in the midterm elections. But first, they've got to narrow the field. An all-out battle is underway at the California Democratic Party's annual convention...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, Donald Trump greets Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, after announcing his endorsement of Romney during a news conference in Las Vegas. Trump is endorsing Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
February 20, 2018 - 1:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week he would seek the nomination to replace retiring...
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February 19, 2018 - 10:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week he would seek the nomination to replace retiring...
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