Primary elections

August 15, 2017 - 9:25 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Sen. Luther Strange on Tuesday looked to support from President Donald Trump to help carry him to the victory — or at least a runoff — in the Alabama Senate Republican primary, while his GOP rivals continued to batter him as the candidate of the so-called Washington...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Pence will be in Argentina until Wednesday, when he will be heading to Santiago, Chile. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
August 15, 2017 - 9:24 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is in Argentina, where he's expected to praise President Mauricio Macri's economic reforms days after local primary elections that were seen as a boost for Macri's pro-business agenda. Pence is expected to meet with local officials, hold a...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2017 file photo, U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz waves after addressing the Utah GOP Convention in Sandy, Utah. The Republican race to fill the congressional seat abandoned by Utah's Jason Chaffetz is pitting the state's GOP establishment against further-right conservatives split over two candidates. The winner of Tuesday's primary will be the overwhelming favorite in the November special election in a district where Republican voters outnumber Democrats five-to-one. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
August 13, 2017 - 11:05 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican race to fill a Utah congressional seat abandoned by Jason Chaffetz is pitting the party establishment, which is backing a popular mayor with a Democratic past, against further-right conservatives who are divided between two candidates with support from national...
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Alabama Sen. Luther Strange waves to constituents before a Republican Senate candidate forum, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Pelham, Ala. President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Strange as he goes into a contentious GOP primary election next week. "Senator Luther Strange has done a great job representing the people of the Great State of Alabama. He has my complete and total endorsement!" Trump wrote. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 09, 2017 - 10:39 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump's endorsement of Alabama Sen. Luther Strange in a contentious GOP primary is welcome news for Strange, but not so much for one of his Republican challengers. U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, a member of the House Freedom caucus, said Wednesday he respects Trump,...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala. responds to questions during a TV news interview on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is endorsing Strange in a special GOP primary election next week. Trump wrote on Twitter that Strange "has done a great job representing the people of the Great State of Alabama. He has my complete and total endorsement!" Strange has called Trump's election to the presidency a "biblical miracle." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
August 08, 2017 - 11:55 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Alabama Sen. Luther Strange as Strange goes into a contentious GOP primary election next week. Trump took to Twitter to throw his support to the Republican senator who is trying to hold on to the Senate seat previously held by...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2010 filephoto, Danny Tarkanian speaks in Las Vegas. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. will face a challenge in the 2018 GOP primary by a conservative who is aligning himself with President Donald Trump. The bid by Tarkanian, a 55-year-old Las Vegas businessman, makes good on conservatives’ threats to challenge incumbents who they blame for hurting the years-long quest to dismantle the Obama-era health care law. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
August 08, 2017 - 11:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans face a problem as they try to defend a slim majority in the Senate and win races elsewhere: Insurgent primary candidates are trying to lay claim to President Donald Trump's mantle, and knock out the establishment's choices. The latest case is in Nevada, where...
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August 08, 2017 - 10:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Alabama Sen. Luther Strange in a special GOP primary election next week. Trump writes on Twitter that Strange "has done a great job representing the people of the Great State of Alabama. He has my complete and total endorsement!" Strange was...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2010 filephoto, Danny Tarkanian speaks in Las Vegas. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. will face a challenge in the 2018 GOP primary by a conservative who is aligning himself with President Donald Trump. The bid by Tarkanian, a 55-year-old Las Vegas businessman, makes good on conservatives’ threats to challenge incumbents who they blame for hurting the years-long quest to dismantle the Obama-era health care law. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
August 08, 2017 - 9:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans face a problem as they try to defend a slim majority in the Senate and win races elsewhere: Insurgent primary candidates are trying to lay claim to President Donald Trump's mantle, and knock out the establishment's choices. The latest case is in Nevada, where...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2010 filephoto, Danny Tarkanian speaks in Las Vegas. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. will face a challenge in the 2018 GOP primary by a conservative who is aligning himself with President Donald Trump. The bid by Tarkanian, a 55-year-old Las Vegas businessman, makes good on conservatives’ threats to challenge incumbents who they blame for hurting the years-long quest to dismantle the Obama-era health care law. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
August 08, 2017 - 11:29 am
Republican Danny Tarkanian, a prominent Las Vegas businessman, announced Tuesday he is mounting a primary challenge to Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, considered one of the Senate's most vulnerable Republicans in 2018. The bid by Tarkanian, 55, who aligns himself with President Donald Trump, makes good on...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2010 filephoto, Danny Tarkanian speaks in Las Vegas. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. will face a challenge in the 2018 GOP primary by a conservative who is aligning himself with President Donald Trump. The bid by Tarkanian, a 55-year-old Las Vegas businessman, makes good on conservatives’ threats to challenge incumbents who they blame for hurting the years-long quest to dismantle the Obama-era health care law. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
August 08, 2017 - 8:34 am
Republican Danny Tarkanian is running against Nevada Sen. Dean Heller in the 2018 GOP primary. The bid by the 55-year-old Las Vegas businessman, who aligns himself with President Donald Trump, makes good on conservatives' threats to challenge incumbents they blame for hurting their years-long quest...
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