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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Woman joins Senate GOP leadership, 1st in years

WASHINGTON — The Latest on congressional Republicans‘ leadership elections (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Senate Republicans are welcoming the first woman to their leadership team in years, with Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst winning a down-ballot spot as the party tries to address the optics of its side being dominated by men. Ernst on Wednesday called … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Woman joins Senate GOP leadership, 1st in years

NEW YORK | Cuomo cruises past Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily beat back a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat. Cuomo, who always led in the polls and outspent his rival more than 8 to 1, seldom mentioned … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cuomo cruises past Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

NEW YORK | Cuomo easily defeats Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily beat back a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat. Cuomo, who always led in the polls and outspent his rival more than 8 to 1, seldom mentioned … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cuomo easily defeats Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

ALBANY, N.Y. | Cuomo defeats Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

ALBANY, N.Y.— Gov. Andrew Cuomo overcame a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat. Cuomo, who always led in the polls and outspent his rival more than 8 to 1, seldom mentioned Nixon by name during an … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Cuomo defeats Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

CONCORD, N.H. | The other New Hampshire primary: State races on tap Tuesday

CONCORD, N.H.— New Hampshire, which prides itself on going first in presidential primaries, is among the stragglers for state primaries. Just eight weeks before the general election, voters on Tuesday will pick nominees for an open Congressional seat in a sought-after swing district, a Republican challenger in the other district and a Democratic opponent for … Continue reading CONCORD, N.H. | The other New Hampshire primary: State races on tap Tuesday