Senate elections

This combination of undated photos provided by Cavalry LLC, a political consulting firm working with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign, shows t-shirts used for McConnell's campaign. McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican's attack by selling "Cocaine Mitch" shirts on his campaign's website. (Michael Duncan/Cavalry LLC via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 4:46 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican's attack by selling "Cocaine Mitch" shirts on his campaign's website. The Kentucky lawmaker's 2020 reelection campaign tweeted Wednesday that McConnell was closing in on one of his biggest...
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May 04, 2019 - 12:55 pm
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. The 75-year-old made the announcement in his hometown of Gillette. Enzi, who is chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1996,...
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May 04, 2019 - 12:48 pm
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020.
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May 01, 2019 - 6:38 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed claims against a Mississippi mayor and a police officer in a lawsuit filed by relatives of an attorney who killed himself during a 2014 U.S. Senate race. The judge granted dismissal requests Tuesday by Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins-Butler and the...
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File-This April 17, 2019, file photo shows U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, center, leaving a news conference in Austin, Texas. Castro, the Texas Democrat who leads the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said Wednesday he was again passing up a Senate run despite hinting for months that 2020 might finally be his year. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
May 01, 2019 - 6:33 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joaquin Castro, the Texas Democrat who leads the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said Wednesday he was again passing up a Senate run despite hinting for months that 2020 might finally be his year. It makes Castro, whose twin brother Julián Castro is running for president, the...
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This combination of photos shows actor-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. on March 4, 2018, left, and former Alabama Chief Justice and then U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala., on Nov. 16, 2017. A lawsuit that Moore filed against Cohen will be heard in New York. A federal judge on Monday ordered the case transferred from Washington, D.C., in accordance with a waiver Moore signed before appearing on the comedian’s television show, "Who is America?" (AP Photo)
April 30, 2019 - 2:08 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A lawsuit that former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore filed against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen will be heard in New York. A federal judge on Monday ordered the case transferred from Washington, D.C., in accordance with a waiver Moore signed before appearing on the comedian's...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2015, file photo, electricians, Adam Hall, right, and Steven Gabert install solar panels on a roof for Arizona Public Service company in Goodyear, Ariz. Over the last five years, Arizona’s largest utility has broken away from its decades-long practice of not meddling in elections involving their regulators. Arizona Public Service recently acknowledged giving $10 million to groups that backed the utility’s favored candidates in 2014 elections for the commission regulating it. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
April 26, 2019 - 12:45 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Facing what it saw as a threat to its monopoly from a surging rooftop solar industry, Arizona's largest utility secretly funneled millions of dollars to back favored candidates for the state commission regulating it. Arizona Public Service Co. recently acknowledged it gave money to...
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April 23, 2019 - 8:45 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat MJ Hegar of Texas says she's running for U.S. Senate in 2020 against Republican incumbent John Cornyn. Hegar's announcement Tuesday makes her the first well-known Democrat to enter the race against Cornyn, who has been in the Senate since 2002 and was the No. 2...
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April 19, 2019 - 3:25 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The campaign of U.S. Sen. David Perdue has paid a $30,000 fine to federal regulators for violations discovered in the Georgia Republican's fundraising reports from the 2014 election. The civil penalty to the Federal Election Commission was disclosed in Perdue's latest campaign...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2004 file photo, Sen. Ernest ''Fritz'' Hollings, D-S.C., who is retiring in January, addresses the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this image from video. Hollings, a moderate six-term Democrat who made an unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 1984, has died. He was 97. Family spokesman Andy Brack says Hollings died early Saturday, April 6, 2019. (AP Photo/APTN, File)
April 07, 2019 - 1:38 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, the silver-haired Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to serve six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 97. Family spokesman Andy Brack, who also served at times for Hollings as spokesman...
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