Senate elections

April 03, 2020 - 6:06 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Martha McSally is volunteering at the Salvation Army. Mark Kelly is using his background as an astronaut to entertain kids stuck at home. The global pandemic that is shaking up the nation's way of life is also forcing Arizona's U.S. Senate candidates to reinvent the political...
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Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville speaks to his supporters at Auburn Oaks Farm in Notasulga, Ala., Monday, March 3, 2020. He is in a close battle with Jeff Sessions and Bradley Byrne. (Joe Songer/AL.com. via AP)
March 11, 2020 - 1:01 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday night spurned his former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to endorse former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. Trump announced his support for Tuberville in a tweet. “He will be a great...
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Mike Espy readies to speak with reporters in Jackson, Miss., after winning the Democratic nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. After his victory Tuesday, he will face Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Libertarian candidate Jimmy Edwards in November. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
March 10, 2020 - 10:43 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy won the Democratic nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi on Tuesday, setting up a rematch with Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, an outspoken ally of President Donald Trump. Republicans hold most major offices in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, poses during a ceremonial swearing-in with Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Last week's Super Tuesday proved a tough day for progressive Democratic candidates. After narrowly thwarting a youthful progressive upstart's primary challenge, veteran Cuellar says his fellow Democrats greeted him on the House floor last week with one overwhelming sentiment _ gratitude. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
March 10, 2020 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After narrowly thwarting a youthful progressive upstart's primary challenge, veteran Rep. Henry Cuellar says his fellow Democrats greeted him on the House floor last week with one overwhelming sentiment: gratitude. “If I would have lost, that would have created a wave of momentum...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019 file photo, Democratic Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. Bullock said Monday, March 9, 2020, he will run against first-term Republican Sen. Steve Daines, giving Democrats a boost in their effort to take control of the Senate in November. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
March 09, 2020 - 7:24 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday he will run against first-term Republican Sen. Steve Daines, giving Democrats a boost in their effort to take control of the Senate in November. His decision to run is an about-face made at the last minute for the two-term governor, who...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks during the Climate Forum at Georgetown University, in Washington. Bullock, who insisted he won’t run for the U.S. Senate, is poised to do just that, according to a person familiar with his plans but unauthorized to discuss them and granted anonymity. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
March 04, 2020 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Steve Bullock, the Montana governor who has insisted he won’t run for the Senate, is poised to do just that, according to two people familiar with his plans. Bullock has long been a Democratic favorite and has been heavily wooed to take on Republican Sen. Steve Daines...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks, next to his wife Jill during a primary election night rally Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 04, 2020 - 3:23 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joe Biden ended a triumphant Super Tuesday with a narrow victory over Bernie Sanders in Texas, the giant red state where Democrats are seeking a rare return to power in 2020. The former vice president's victory over the Vermont senator capped a resounding and resurgent string...
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In this Jan. 27, 2020 photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
March 03, 2020 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal consumer financial laws, a decision that could ultimately impact a vast range of agencies. The high court was hearing arguments in a case...
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FILE- In this Jan. 6, 2020 file photo, Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., smiles before a re-enactment of her swearing-in, by Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington. An influential anti-abortion group is backing Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia in her November special election, only months after opposing her appointment to the post. Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 that her initial concerns were based on information "from the rumor universe” during a tour of an anti-abortion pregnancy center with Loeffler and the man who appointed her, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
AP News
February 28, 2020 - 10:23 am
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Republican congressman's decision to challenge freshly appointed Sen. Kelly Loeffler is pitting two visions of the GOP's future against each other. So far, it's divided voters and been anything but polite. Loeffler, 49, is a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer who...
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U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville makes a stop at Martin's Restaurant in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, Feb. 13, 2020, to kick off a month-long bus campaign in the state. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
February 24, 2020 - 5:39 pm
IRONDALE, Ala. (AP) — As former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville made his way through the Irondale Cafe on Monday, diners stood up from plates of fried green tomatoes to ask for selfies or to greet him with a hearty Auburn “War Eagle” or a teasing “Roll Tide.” Some launched into...
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