Primary elections

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party convention where he'll have to face down nearly a dozen contenders in front of a far-right-leaning audience. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)'
April 21, 2018 - 11:01 pm
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on Mitt Romney's bid to win the GOP nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah at the party's state convention. (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Mitt Romney says he is looking forward to a primary campaign after failing to win the nomination for the U.S. Senate...
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United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-General and the Security Council will be held at Dag Hammarskojld's farm Backakra in Skane, southern Sweden on Saturday. (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP)
April 21, 2018 - 2:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes. Haley's...
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In this Saturday, March 3, 2018, photo, shows Mitt Romney during a tour of Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party convention where he'll have to face down nearly a dozen contenders in front of a far-right-leaning audience. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
April 20, 2018 - 2:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney's path to the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend. He is vying for the party's nomination against 11 contenders skeptical of his dedication to the state — he moved...
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A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has issued a rebuke to Rokita, ordering the Republican to take down yard signs that could give a false impression that Rokita is endorsed by the president, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
April 18, 2018 - 12:50 am
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Donald Trump's re-election campaign has demanded that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs it says give the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. The rebuke came...
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In this April 4, 2018 photo, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, left, applauds as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., answers a question during a town hall meeting examining economic justice 50 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
April 06, 2018 - 10:38 am
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — As Bernie Sanders contemplates making another president bid in 2020, the Vermont senator still is searching for the right way to attract more black voters who backed Hillary Clinton and effectively denied him the Democratic nomination in 2016. His challenge was on...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo Democratic candidate for the 3rd congressional district Marie Newman speaks with supporters at a campaign event in LaGrange, Ill. (AP Photo by Sara Burnett File)
March 21, 2018 - 12:38 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Progressives were facing their latest test Tuesday in Illinois, with a slew of candidates vying for a chance to help Democrats try to gain control of the U.S. House this fall. Enthusiasm already has been higher than usual among Democrats in the left-leaning state. In several...
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President Donald Trump speaks at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H., Monday, March 19, 2018. Trump is in New Hampshire to unveil more of his plan to combat the nation's opioid crisis. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 20, 2018 - 1:12 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Embracing the tough penalties favored by global strongmen, President Donald Trump on Monday brandished the death penalty as a fitting punishment for drug traffickers fueling the opioid epidemic. The scourge has torn through the rural and working-class communities that in...
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March 19, 2018 - 3:10 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Candidate filing is now open for this year's elections in South Carolina. Filing opened at noon on Friday. Candidates have until noon on March 30 to file their paperwork and pay required fees. The governor and other statewide elected officials face voters this year, as do all...
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Republican congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian talks with a reporter Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Clark County Government Center in Las Vegas about President Donald Trump asking him to switch from running for U.S. Senate to running for a Congress seat in Nevada. Tarkanian said Trump was "adamant," and said that he plans as a Congressman to be a steadfast supporter of Trump and his policies. (AP Photo/Ken Ritter)
March 16, 2018 - 6:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump cleared a primary election path for one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans running for re-election this year by persuading U.S. Sen. Dean Heller's Republican opponent to drop out of the race and instead run for a House seat. Republican Danny Tarkanian...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., walks to the senate chamber for early morning votes at Capitol Hill in Washington. Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020, either as a Republican or an independent, if no one else does. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
March 16, 2018 - 7:12 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020 — either as a Republican or an independent — if no one else does. "It...
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