Mace, 2 GOP Rivals to Meet on South Carolina Debate Stage | Political News

By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – In one of the year’s most closely watched congressional Republican primaries, US Rep. Nancy Mace is set to meet two GOP challengers on the debate stage who are seeking to oust her from South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District, arguing that she was disloyal to former President … Read more

AP Source: Giuliani Interviewed for Hours by 1/6 Committee | Political News

By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Rudy Giuliani, who as a lawyer for then-President Donald Trump pushed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election, met for hours with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the US Capitol, a person familiar with the interview said Saturday. The interview with Giuliani … Read more

Oz, McCormick Prepare for Recount in Pa. GOP Senate Race | Political News

By MARC LEVY, Associated Press 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 US Senate seat. Both campaigns … Read more

Ginni Thomas’ Emails Deepen Her Involvement in 2020 Election | Political News

By MARK SHERMAN and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and a conservative political activist, urged Republican lawmakers in Arizona after the 2020 presidential election to choose their own slate of electors, arguing that results giving Joe Biden a victory in the state … Read more

EXPLAINER: How Mailed Ballots Slow Results in Pennsylvania | Political News

By MARK SCOLFORO and CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Counting of mailed ballots in Pennsylvania is drawing renewed scrutiny amid a too-close-to-call US Senate primary between Republicans David McCormick and Dr. Mehmet Oz. Former President Donald Trump blasted the state’s elections procedures on social media Wednesday even though there are no … Read more

Brazil’s Lula gets married at 76 with a political touch

SAO PAULO (AP) – Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the front-runner heading into Brazil’s presidential election in October, was married Wednesday in a ceremony that had a political touch. The 76-year-old leftist politician, who was president in 2003-2010 and leads incumbent far-right President Jair Bolsonaro in all opinion polls, wed sociologist Rosangela Silva, … Read more

Vote Counting Drags on in Pennsylvania’s GOP Senate Primary | Political News

By MARC LEVY, Associated Press 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 US Senate seat, expected to be among the nation’s most competitive races in the fall. Both men emerged at … Read more

N. Carolina Rep. Cawthorn Struggling to Keep Seat in Primary | Political News

By GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press RALEIGH, NC (AP) – US Rep. Madison Cawthorn struggled Tuesday to hold on to his western North Carolina seat, facing a stiff challenge from a state legislator in the Republican primary. With most votes counted, election results in the 11th District Republican primary showed the first-term congressman and pro-Donald … Read more

Pennsylvania Governor Race Divided Republicans, United Dems | Political News

By MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – With vote counting underway in Pennsylvania’s primary, some Republican Party officials are twisted in knots over the possibility of nominating a GOP candidate for governor many see as too far to the right to win statewide this fall. Doug Mastriano, a retired US Army colonel and … Read more

Election 2022: Pennsylvania, North Carolina hold key races | State News

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