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    Former President Donald Trump endorsed Connecticut Republican Leora Levy Thursday in her primary race for the U.S. Senate seat occupied by career Democrat Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). “Leora Levy is running to represent the Great State of Connecticut in the United States Senate,” Trump said in the statement regarding his endorsement. Thank you President...
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt won the Republican primary election to replace retiring Senator Roy Blunt on Tuesday night, bringing an end to a crowded and expensive race. Schmitt managed to come out on top of a 21-candidate primary field that also included sitting House Reps. Vicky Hartzler and Billy Long, the Associated Press and...
    Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been defeated by state Attorney General Eric Schmitt in the state’s Republican Senate primary, according to a projection. The race was called by Dave Wasserman of the nonpartisan Cook political Report just 53 minutes after the polls closed. I’ve seen enough: Eric Schmitt (R) wins the #MOSEN GOP...
    (CNN)Former President Donald Trump's last-minute pledge to deliver an endorsement in the Missouri GOP Senate primary set off a scramble among rival campaigns and allies of the former President, sources told CNN. The intense lobbying effort ultimately ended with Trump issuing a dual endorsement of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and state Attorney General Eric...
    Former President Donald Trump threw the upcoming Missouri GOP senate race into chaos Monday. after offering an endorsement that seemed to apply to not one, but two candidates who share the same first name. Bizarrely vague, the backing came in the form of a statement posted to the Trump's social media platform TruthSocial, under the...
    (CNN)Wisconsin state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski ended her US Senate campaign on Friday as the field in the Democratic primary consolidates around Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.Godlewski, who is endorsing Barnes in the contest to take on GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, is the third Democrat to drop out of the race this week as it became clear...
    Conservative commentator Kathy Barnette, who came in third in Pennsylvania's Senate Republican primary, is "having discussions" with Dr. Mehmet Oz's team about endorsing her former rival, she told the Washington Examiner in an interview Tuesday. For much of the campaign, the Pennsylvania GOP primary was centered on Oz, who was endorsed by former President Donald...
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With the announcement earlier this year that longtime Republican U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe plans to step down from office early, Oklahoma voters have the rare opportunity to cast ballots on Tuesday for candidates for both of the state’s U.S. Senate seats, although Republicans will be heavily favored to retain both seats...
    Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images. Katie Britt has defeated Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) in Alabama’s GOP Senate primary runoff, according to a projection. Dave Wasserman of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report called the race for Britt at 8:43 p.m. ET. I’ve seen enough: Trump-endorsed Katie Britt (R) defeats Freedom Caucus Rep. Mo Brooks (R) in...
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The two Republican candidates in Alabama’s U.S. Senate primary runoff on Tuesday can each boast that at one point they had Donald Trump’s endorsement in the race. Trump first backed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in the spring of 2021. That endorsement stood for nearly a year until Trump rescinded it as...
    Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) again condemned former President Donald Trump after he publicly endorsed the lawmaker's establishment-backed primary opponent. In an interview with AL.com columnist Kyle Whitmire, Brooks decried Trump for first rescinding his endorsement and then backing rival Kate Britt in the race to be the Alabama Republican Party's nominee for an open United...
    On Friday, June 10, former President Donald Trump endorsed Katie Britt over Rep. Mo Brooks in Alabama’s GOP U.S. Senate primary — exalting her as a “fearless America First warrior.” Trump was once an ally of Brooks; now, he is slamming the Alabama congressman as “woke.” But some MAGA Republicans disagree strongly with Trump’s endorsement...
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Friday endorsed Katie Britt in an Alabama U.S. Senate race, doubling down on his decision to spurn his previous choice in the Republican primary. Trump called Britt “an incredible fighter for the people of Alabama.” The former president had originally backed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Some Republicans are crying foul over ads aimed at influencing the outcome of two key races. The ads are paid for by Democrats and are part of a ruse to get Republicans to nominate candidates who have more extreme positions, and that Democrats see as easier to beat in November. A PAC...
    Republican David McCormick conceded the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania on Friday evening, solidifying Dr. Mehmet Oz’s candidacy against Democrat Lt. Gov. John Fetterman in the battleground general election race. McCormick made an announcement Friday night, more than two weeks after election day and while a recount was ongoing, that he had...
    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania -- Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick conceded the Republican primary in Pennsylvania for U.S. Senate to celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, ending his campaign Friday night as he acknowledged an ongoing statewide recount wouldn't give him enough votes to make up the deficit.McCormick said he had called Oz to concede."It's now...
    By Marc Levy | Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick conceded the Republican primary in Pennsylvania for U.S. Senate to celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, ending his campaign Friday night as he acknowledged an ongoing statewide recount wouldn’t give him enough votes to make up the deficit. McCormick said...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick conceded the Republican primary in Pennsylvania for U.S. Senate to celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, ending his campaign Friday night as he acknowledged an ongoing statewide recount wouldn’t give him enough votes to make up the deficit. McCormick said he had called Oz to...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former hedge fund CEO David McCormick conceded the Republican primary in Pennsylvania for U.S. Senate to celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, ending his campaign Friday night as he acknowledged an ongoing statewide recount wouldn’t give him enough votes to make up the deficit. McCormick said he had called Oz to...
    David McCormick conceded the race to Dr. Mehmet Oz, handing the Trump-endorsed television personality the GOP nomination for Pennsylvania Senate race. A lengthy recount process delayed the results of tight primary contest, and the final results had yet to be announced when McCormick shared his decision on Friday. For much of the campaign, the...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Recounting began Friday in the too-close-to-call Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, with barely 900 votes separating celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick. Montour County began the recount Friday, one of seven counties that said they would start right away. Most of...
    The Pennsylvania secretary of state officially ordered a statewide recount in the Republican Senate primary race between David McCormick and Dr. Mehmet Oz on Wednesday. State law requires a recount when results are within a 0.5 percent margin. This recount was triggered because even as thousands of Republican mail-in and provisional ballots potentially remain outstanding,...
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mehmet Oz greets supporters after the primary race resulted in an automatic re-count due to close results on May 17, 2022 in Newtown, Pennsylvania.Stephanie Keith | Getty Images Pennsylvania's Republican Senate primary race between Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick will head to a recount, the state's elections chief announced Wednesday....
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top election official said Wednesday that the margin between the top two candidates in last week’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate is tight enough to trigger a statewide recount, dragging the outcome into June. The state’s acting secretary of state, Leigh Chapman, said in a statement that the vote totals...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman will discuss the need for a recount in the U.S. Senate Republican primary election race. The press conference will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday and streamed on CBS News Philly. What: Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman will hold an...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top election official was expected to certify Wednesday that the margin between the top two candidates in last week’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate was tight enough to trigger a recount. The state’s acting secretary of state, Leigh Chapman, had a news conference planned for Wednesday afternoon. Celebrity heart surgeon...
    By STEVE PEOPLES and JEFF AMY ATLANTA (AP) — Former football star Herschel Walker won Georgia’s Republican Senate primary on Tuesday, giving former President Donald Trump at least partial victory in the top political battleground while a more competitive fight was playing out in the GOP contest for governor. In all, five states were voting,...
    Sean Rayford/Getty Images Former NFL and Heisman Trophy-winning running back Herschel Walker has won Georgia’s Republican Senate primary. The Associated Press called the race for Walker at 7:56 p.m. ET, shortly after polls closed. BREAKING: Herschel Walker wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Georgia primary election. #APRaceCall at 7:56 p.m. EDT. https://t.co/2nlgpji7ac — AP...
    By STEVE PEOPLES and JEFF AMY ATLANTA (AP) — Football great Herschel Walker, endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won Georgia’s GOP Senate primary Tuesday. The Republican will face Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock in the November general election. Walker defeated five fellow Republicans, including Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black and former Trump administration official...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The national and state Republican parties are taking the same side as celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania’s neck-and-neck GOP primary contest for U.S. Senate and opposing a lawsuit that could help former hedge fund CEO David McCormick close the gap in votes. The court battle could go to...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There is an important deadline Tuesday in the still too-close-to-call Republican U.S. Senate primary between Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick. Unofficial returns are due from Pennsylvania counties at 5 p.m. If counties don’t have final results, they must tell the secretary of state’s office how many votes are still outstanding. READ MORE:...
    (CNN)Primaries on Tuesday across the South could represent the clearest chance for Republican voters to break with former President Donald Trump.In Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp looks poised to hand Trump his biggest ballot box rejection yet since the former President's own loss in 2020, with polls showing the incumbent Republican far ahead of former Sen....
    The Republican primary for the seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby in Alabama has become a bitter, high-dollar race as candidates jockey for the nomination. The three highest-profile candidates in Tuesday’s primary are U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, who won — and then lost — former President Donald Trump’s backing; Katie Boyd Britt,...
    HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Republican Senate hopefuls made last-minute pitches to primary voters Monday in the tight race for the GOP nomination for seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Richard Shelby. The three leading candidates in Tuesday’s primary — U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, former Shelby aide Katie Britt and veteran Mike Durant — concentrated their...
    Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, one of the most popular candidates in the state's Senate primary races, is leaving the hospital. Fetterman was released from the hospital more than a week after he suffered a stroke. "I am feeling great, but per my doctor's orders, and Gisele's orders, I am going to continue...
    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby has become a bitter high-dollar contest with the three strongest contenders jockeying for the nomination. The leading candidates are U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks who won — and then lost — former President Donald Trump’s backing...
    By MARC LEVY HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat is too close to call and is likely headed for a statewide recount to decide the winner of the contest between heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick. A recount would mean that...
    David Perdue speaks during a Trump rally for Georgia GOP candidates at Banks County Dragway in Commerce, Ga., Saturday, March 26, 2022. Among Donald Trump's list of political enemies, Georgia GOP Gov. Brian Kemp ranks right up there with Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming. Whereas Cheney sought to impeach Trump and end his political career,...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Locked in a near tie Friday, celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick began staffing up their campaigns with recount specialists as vote counting entered a fourth day in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat. Both campaigns have hired Washington-based lawyers to...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Locked in a near tie Friday, celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick began staffing up their campaigns with recount specialists as vote counting entered a fourth day in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat. Both campaigns have hired Washington-based lawyers to...
    John Fetterman, lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and Democratic senate candidate, speaks in a recorded message during a primary election night event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.Justin Merriman | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman raised $1.6 million in just 24 hours after winning the Democratic primary to compete for...
    (CNN)New election. Same lies.Ex-President Donald Trump is injecting his democracy-damaging fraud claims into a new election cycle, urging his friend Mehmet Oz to simply declare he won a too-close-to-call race for the Republican Senate nomination in Pennsylvania -- a key state in Trump's desperate bid to steal the 2020 election.The cliffhanger contest between Oz and...
    Washington, DC (CNN)Hours after Tuesday's primary, Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick are locked in a tight race for the GOP nomination for Pennsylvania's US Senate race, which could be key to determining control of the chamber in November. The race, which is yet to be called, could be headed for a recount.So how would that...
    (CNN)Former President Donald Trump, in a series of posts on his Truth Social platform Wednesday morning, encouraged Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz to "declare victory" in the Republican primary despite being deadlocked in a two-way contest with former hedge fund manager David McCormick. "Dr. Oz should declare victory," the former President wrote of his endorsed...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick went into Wednesday essentially tied in Pennsylvania’s hotly contested Republican nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat, expected to be among the nation’s most competitive races in the fall. Both men emerged at their election night watch parties...