WASHINGTON — The surprise plea agreement with President Donald Trump‘s former lawyer made clear that prosecutors believe Michael Cohen was continuing to pursue the Trump Tower Moscow project weeks after his boss had clinched the Republican nomination for president and while investigators believe Russians were meddling in the 2016 election on his behalf. Cohen confessed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Cohen confesses to lying about Trump Tower Moscow deal
CONCORD, N.H. — The Latest on the New Hampshire primary election (all times local): 10:35 a.m. A state lawmaker who served in the Air Force and worked in the defense industry has won the Republican nomination for the state’s 2nd Congressional District and will face Democratic incumbent Annie Kuster in November. Steven Negron defeated six … Continue reading CONCORD, N.H | The Latest: Negron wins 2nd District Republican nomination
CONCORD, N.H. — A black former police chief backed by the Trump administration won the Republican nomination Tuesday in New Hampshire’s toss-up congressional district, while Democrats picked experienced, establishment-backed nominees for both that seat and for governor. Eddie Edwards, who was endorsed by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, defeated six Republican opponents in the 1st Congressional … Continue reading CONCORD, N.H. | Trump-backed ex-cop gets GOP nod for House in New Hampshire
PHOENIX — Rep. Martha McSally won the Republican nomination for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, setting up a November contest with Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema. Republicans picked the candidate backed by the party establishment and seen by analysts as the GOP’s best chance at holding the open seat in what is shaping up to … Continue reading PHOENIX | McSally, Sinema to face for Arizona Senate seat
FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz — It was five days before ballots will be counted in his bid for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, and former Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio had no idea what he was doing. The final days of a campaign are usually frantic, with candidates’ every moment scheduled to ensure they meet as … Continue reading FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz | Joe Arpaio’s long goodbye: Redemption or ‘kamikaze’ mission?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy won the Republican nomination for governor in Alaska, setting the stage for what’s expected to be a three-way fight for the office this fall. He topped a crowded field in Tuesday’s GOP primary that included former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, who had fashioned himself as the more … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Dunleavy wins GOP nomination for governor in Alaska
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige wins Vermont Republican nomination for US House seat. By Associated Press
HARTFORD, Conn — Small-business owner Matthew Corey wins the Republican nomination for Connecticut U.S. Senate. By Associated Press