Stories tagged: primary elections
Sun., May 13, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
Idaho primary attracts competitive, crowded races
Idaho voters will narrow the candidates in each primary race Tuesday after being subjected to lengthy and expensive campaigning efforts that have taken a negative turn.
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014, 2:11 a.m.
Dan Sullivan wins Alaska’s GOP US Senate primary
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to …
Sat., Dec. 8, 2012, 2:28 p.m.
Florida’s Crist may run again; GOP says its ready
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Now that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is a Democrat, pretty much everyone in Florida’s political world expects him to seek his old job. “I will …
Sat., Dec. 8, 2012, 1:07 p.m.
Crist considers run as a Dem; GOP says bring it on
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Now that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is a Democrat, pretty much everyone in Florida’s political world expects him to seek his old seat. “I will …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012, 12:44 a.m.
Seemingly endless Wis. election cycle eases to end
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Candidates approving this message have been at it for two years in Wisconsin, along with the robocalls, angry commercials, emails begging for campaign donations and glossy political …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2012, 11:48 p.m.
McGovern’s political career only part of legacy
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern never slowed down, never stopped working — not even after losing the 1972 presidential race in a historic landslide that would have politically …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2012, 5:57 a.m.
George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential bid
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2012, 4:46 a.m.
McGovern an unwavering, often unrequited, liberal
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — George McGovern was an unwavering, often unrequited advocate for liberal Democratic causes. He pursued those goals in plainspoken, usually understated, Midwestern style. He was a …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2012, 10:33 a.m.
Longtime GOP Senate moderate Arlen Specter dies
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — For most of his 30 years as Pennsylvania’s longest-serving U.S. senator and prominent moderate in Congress, Arlen Specter was a Republican, though often at odds with …
Wed., Oct. 3, 2012, 1:53 p.m.
Lawmakers divided on counterterror effort
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stinging criticism from Congress about a counterterrorism effort that improperly collected information about innocent Americans is turning up the heat on the Obama administration to justify the …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 10:33 p.m.
Christie’s blunt style tested in convention speech
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With a rowdy fist-pump, blunt and brash New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lit a fire Tuesday night under the Republican National Convention, labeling Democratic President Barack …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 9:25 p.m.
GOP convention gets rowdy in rift over Ron Paul
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Feeling slighted, supporters of Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s presidential bid chanted and booed Tuesday after Republican convention delegates adopted new rules that could impede insurgent candidates …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2012
Voter choices abundant on lengthy primary ballot
Washington’s Aug. 7 primary offers voters a long ballot, with some familiar names and even more that most won’t recognize. All voters have nine choices for governor, eight for U.S. …