Senate elections

FILE - In this May 3, 2018 file photo, California state Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, poses for photos in his campaign office in Los Angeles. The California Democratic Party has snubbed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein by giving its endorsement to her rival, de Leon. He won the party nod Saturday, July 14 after a vote of the party's roughly 360-member executive board made up of local officials and party activists. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
July 15, 2018 - 1:55 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The California Democratic Party snubbed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Saturday by handing its official endorsement and a badly needed boost to state Sen. Kevin de Leon, her longshot Democratic challenger. In backing de Leon, a majority of the party's 360-member executive...
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President Donald Trump looks to GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale giving him the thumbs-up during a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont., in support of Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., and Rosendale. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 12, 2018 - 5:58 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale used excess donations from deep-pocketed GOP donors to pay himself back for personal loans from a previous congressional run, then he turned around and loaned that money right back to his Senate campaign, according to campaign...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif asks questions during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein is tapping into her political rolodex to convince California Democratic Party leaders to not formally endorse a candidate in her race against fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon. She says it's to avoid an intraparty fight, but her effort if successful will thwart her longshot rival's very real change at capturing the party nod when the committee votes Saturday, July 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
July 12, 2018 - 5:02 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein is tapping into her political Rolodex to convince California Democratic Party leaders to not formally endorse a candidate in her November race against fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon. She says it's to avoid an intraparty fight, but her effort if...
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July 09, 2018 - 12:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Missouri Republican is warning voters that "our way of life is at risk" in a new television ad that seizes on the Supreme Court vacancy to mobilize voters against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. The ad campaign, among the first of its kind in the fight for control of Congress...
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In this June 14, 2018, photo, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate and former Gov. Phil Bredesen, left, talks with David Womack, a farmer and former American Soybean Development Foundation president, during a visit to Farrar Farm in Flat Creek, Tenn. Trade and tariff concerns are roiling high-profile Senate contests across Tennessee, Missouri, Indiana, Pennsylvania and even North Dakota _ states where Republican candidates are being forced to answer for the trade policies of a Republican president they have rallied behind on virtually every other major issue. Bredesen faces Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., in the November election for the seat of retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker. (AP Photo/Jonathan Mattise)
July 07, 2018 - 11:04 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmy Tosh's sprawling hog farm in rural Tennessee is an unlikely battleground in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate. Yet his 15,000 acres (6,000 hectares) two hours west of Nashville showcase the practical risks of President Donald Trump's trade policies and the...
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President Donald Trump calls out to the cheering crowd as he leaves a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 05, 2018 - 9:37 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — In a campaign stop that was both political and personal, President Donald Trump targeted Democrat Jon Tester on Thursday in a bid to get more Republicans elected to the Senate but also to punish the lawmaker he blames for derailing his nominee to lead the Department of...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont., in support of Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., and GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 05, 2018 - 8:22 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Montana (all times local): 6:05 p.m. In a freewheeling speech in Montana, Trump cycled through many of his favorite themes but repeatedly returned to vigorous campaign-year attacks on Democrats. He again referred to Sen. Elizabeth...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on tariffs on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCaskill's Republican opponents are again criticizing her for her wealth as she makes a bid for a third term. Much of McCaskill's wealth stems from the business success of her husband, Joseph Shepard, which was well-established when they married in 2002. Opponents have tried to paint her as out of touch. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 29, 2018 - 5:33 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement has presented Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill with a choice that could make or break her chances of being re-elected to a third term. If McCaskill votes against President Donald Trump's pick, she could...
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June 29, 2018 - 2:10 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a story June 28 about Republican criticism of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill's personal wealth, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley makes a roughly $153,000 salary as the state's attorney general. He makes a roughly...
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Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney holds his grandson Dane Romney, 2, while he and his wife, Ann, wave after addressing supporters at their campaign headquarters during an election night party Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Orem, Utah. Romney has won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat, setting him on the path to restart his political career with a Senate seat left open by retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 27, 2018 - 1:48 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Flashing his trademark smile and touting a patched-up relationship with the president, Mitt Romney rolled through the Republican primary in his adopted Utah on Tuesday and took another step in his political comeback that would have him assume the Senate seat of retiring Orrin...
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