Elections

  • Author Vance Eyes Senate Bid in Ohio

    by - Apr 16, 2021
    By DAN SEWELL Associated Press MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Rodney Muterspaw figures J.D. Vance has already shown he’s got what it takes to be a U.S. senator. Vance, the “Hillbilly Elegy” author and a fellow Middletown...
  • State Rep. Considers Challenging Davids

    by - Apr 16, 2021
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican chairman of a Kansas House committee that will redraw the state’s congressional districts is considering a run against Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids in a Kansas City-area district. State Rep. Chris...
  • Trump Backs Challenger to Ga. Elections Chief

    by - Mar 22, 2021
    ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Monday endorsed a conservative Georgia congressman in his bid to unseat the Republican secretary of state who refused to help overturn the November election results. Rep. Jody Hice,...
  • Schmidt Launches 2022 Governor Campaign

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt launched his campaign for governor on Tuesday after weeks of heightened visibility for the three-term Republican amid the GOP-controlled Legislature’s debates over Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s handling...
  • Mo. Sen. Blunt Won’t Seek Reelection in 2022

    by - Mar 8, 2021
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri in a surprise announcement Monday said he will not seek a third term in the U.S. Senate, leaving the seat open for a deep bench of...
  • Georgia Prosecutor Investigates Election

    ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prosecutor said Wednesday that she has opened a criminal investigation into “attempts to influence” last year’s general election, including a call in which President Donald Trump asked a top official to...
  • Biden Inauguration Theme: ‘America United’

    by - Jan 11, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The theme for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will be “America United,” an issue that’s long been a central focus for Biden but one that’s taken on added weight in the wake of the...
  • Biden Inauguration to Have Virtual Parade

    by - Jan 6, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will include a “virtual parade across America” consistent with crowd limits during the coronavirus era, organizers announced Sunday. Following the swearing-in ceremony on Inauguration Day on Jan. 20 on...
  • Congress Set to Confirm Electoral Vote

    by - Jan 6, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn the presidential election is going before Congress as lawmakers convene for a joint session to confirm the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden. The typically...
  • Warnock Wins Georgia Senate Runoff

    by - Jan 6, 2021
    ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. A pastor who spent...

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