Republican Party

Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead.

Apr. 21, 2018 12:34 AM EDT
Anti-abortion politicians push efforts to prosecute women

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as a rush of officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional.

Apr. 19, 2018 2:11 PM EDT
Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revival

PARDEEVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Margo Miller thanked her hosts, covered herself in a blue plastic poncho and headed back into the driving sleet Saturday morning, with more doors to knock on in this rural subdivision but with another new volunteer's name on her clipboard.

Apr. 19, 2018 11:56 AM EDT
Much Trump talk at Colorado's whittling of governor hopefuls

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — A former mayor delivered a rousing speech praising President Donald Trump and helped hand a stunning defeat to Colorado's moderate attorney general in the race to enter the state's Republican gubernatorial primary Saturday, while Democrats selected two candidates who pledged to push back against the White House.

Apr. 14, 2018 8:27 PM EDT
Possible House leader Kevin McCarthy seen by Trump as ally

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump and top Republicans dined on filet mignon at the White House this week, just hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his stunning retirement, Trump and Ryan's top lieutenant found themselves with a moment alone.

Apr. 14, 2018 2:44 AM EDT
Trump sees ally in possible House leader 'My Kevin' McCarthy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump and top Republicans dined on filet mignon at the White House this week, just hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his stunning retirement, Trump and Ryan's top lieutenant found themselves with a moment alone.

Apr. 13, 2018 6:55 PM EDT
Rep. Cramer: US direction, soul at stake in Senate contest

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer told North Dakota Republicans Saturday that "the direction of the nation and the soul of the Senate" is at stake as he seeks to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen.

Apr. 7, 2018 1:35 PM EDT
Trump trade moves rattle GOP in rural America

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gary Bailey is certain China is trying to rattle Trump voters with its threat to slap tariffs on soybeans and other agriculture staples grown in rural America.

Apr. 5, 2018 6:52 PM EDT
Indiana GOP Senate candidate called Trump 'vulgar' in 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate candidate who carries a cardboard cutout of Donald Trump to campaign rallies, dons a "Make America Great Again" hat in a TV ad and ridicules an opponent for being a "Never Trumper" called the eventual president "vulgar, if not profane" in a little-noticed 2016 interview.

Apr. 4, 2018 8:11 PM EDT
2016 presidential contender Kasich returns to New Hampshire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich was set to return Tuesday to New Hampshire, where a second-place finish in the 2016 presidential primaries gave him a welcome boost in national popularity.

Apr. 3, 2018 1:51 PM EDT
Mueller examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump campaign ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under fierce criticism over reports that it swiped the data of more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections.

Mar. 22, 2018 6:07 PM EDT
Takeaways from Illinois primary: Big money, party splits

Illinois voters added their voices to the 2018 primary season, with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner surviving an unexpectedly stiff primary challenge from the right and a suburban Chicago congressman, Dan Lipinski, narrowly dispatching a Democratic challenger fueled by the party's liberal wing.

Mar. 21, 2018 11:27 AM EDT
Democrats seek balance between base's demands, election wins

ATLANTA (AP) — Pennsylvania's Conor Lamb and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the new miracle men of the Democratic Party, offer a clear model for how to run in Republican territory: Focus on economics, not guns, immigration or President Donald Trump.

Mar. 16, 2018 10:15 AM EDT
Democrats' midterm choices: Liberals, moderates, both?

ATLANTA (AP) — Pennsylvania's Conor Lamb and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the new miracle men of the Democratic Party, offer a clear model for how to run in Republican territory: Focus on economics, not guns, immigration or President Donald Trump.

Mar. 15, 2018 8:32 PM EDT
Pennsylvania takeaways: GOP reaches for the panic button

NEW YORK (AP) — The special election in Pennsylvania's 18th district has made one thing clear: Democrats turned a region that overwhelmingly backed President Donald Trump just 16 months ago into a dead heat.

Mar. 14, 2018 2:47 PM EDT
Too close to call but Dem Lamb claims win in Pennsylvania

MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in a GOP stronghold.

Mar. 14, 2018 4:38 AM EDT
PA race razor close; Dem Lamb claims win, GOP not conceding

MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in a GOP stronghold.

Mar. 14, 2018 2:07 AM EDT
Trump: 'Steel and business' at stake in House election

TRAFFORD, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump invoked "steel and business" Monday as he and his son made a final push to sway voters in a special election for a Pennsylvania House seat that will reverberate nationally.

Mar. 12, 2018 1:05 PM EDT
Trump: Voters must support GOP in Pittsburgh-area House race

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump told western Pennsylvania voters Saturday night that his new tariffs were saving the steel industry and urged them to send a Republican to the House so he can keep delivering those kinds of results.

Mar. 11, 2018 5:00 AM EDT

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