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Election judge Karen McMichael, left, talks with Indiana 6th District congressional candidate Greg Pence, right, before he votes in the Indiana primary election at The Commons in Columbus, Ind., Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (Mike Wolanin /The Republic via AP)
May 08, 2018 - 7:43 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of Vice President Mike Pence capitalized on his famous name and backing from other top Republicans to win an Indiana congressional primary Tuesday against an entrepreneur who mostly self-funded his campaign. Columbus businessman Greg Pence has never held a public...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Greg Pence talks about his congressional campaign during an interview at Zaharakos in Columbus, Ind. Pence is running for the 6th Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Luke Messer. ( Mike Wolanin/The Republic via AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 7:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of Vice President Mike Pence capitalized on his famous name and backing from other top Republicans to win an Indiana congressional primary Tuesday against an entrepreneur who mostly self-funded his campaign. Columbus businessman Greg Pence has never held a public...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Greg Pence talks about his congressional campaign during an interview at Zaharakos in Columbus, Ind. Pence is running for the 6th Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Luke Messer. ( Mike Wolanin/The Republic via AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 7:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of Vice President Mike Pence capitalized on his famous name and backing from other top Republicans to win an Indiana congressional primary Tuesday against an entrepreneur who mostly self-funded his campaign. Columbus businessman Greg Pence has never held a public...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall to kick off his campaign in Logan, W.Va. Voters in the heart of Trump country are ready to decide the fate of Republican Senate candidate Don Blankenship, a brash businessman with a checkered past who’s testing the appeal of President Donald Trump’s outsider playbook in one of the nation’s premiere midterm contests. The West Virginia primary comes as voters across four states decide primary elections Tuesday in states Trump carried in 2016. In most cases, the candidates are jockeying to be seen as the most loyal to the president. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
May 08, 2018 - 7:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's primaries in four states (all times local): 7:15 p.m. West Virginia Senate hopeful Don Blankenship prefers not to speculate about how he'd handle the general election campaign if he falls short in the GOP primary. He said Tuesday that "we'll know in a few...
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Senate candidate Mike Braun speaks during the Indiana Republican Senate Primary Debate among Braun, Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, Monday, April 30, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool)
May 08, 2018 - 6:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican voters in Indiana will pick a nominee Tuesday to challenge one of the nation's most vulnerable Democratic senators, wrapping up a GOP primary so dominated by animosity and personal attacks that one top state party official described it as "Dante's Inferno." With...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2018, file photo California gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses the state's housing problems at a conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom, the Democratic front-runner in the governor's race, has said he wants to face a Republican in November and his latest ad makes it seem his preferred GOP candidate is John Cox. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
May 08, 2018 - 1:55 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, the Democratic front-runner in the governor's race, has said he wants to face a Republican in November and his latest ad makes it seem his preferred GOP candidate is John Cox. Newsom is airing a television ad slamming Cox's support for gun rights,...
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Gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa, the former mayor of Los Angeles and state Assembly speaker, right, visits Para Los Ninos Education Center, a social service and education organization dedicated to serve needy children and families in Los Angeles Monday, May 7, 2018. Drew Furedi, left, the center's President and CEO, stands beside Villaraigosa. The Democratic front-runner, Gavin Newsom, wants to face a Republican, but rival John Cox is locked in a struggle for second place with Villaraigosa, a Democrat. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 08, 2018 - 10:42 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, the Democratic front-runner in the governor's race, has said he wants to face a Republican in November and his latest ad makes it seem his preferred GOP candidate is John Cox. Newsom is airing a television ad slamming Cox's support for gun rights,...
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Gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa, the former mayor of Los Angeles and state Assembly speaker, right, visits Para Los Ninos Education Center, a social service and education organization dedicated to serve needy children and families in Los Angeles Monday, May 7, 2018. Drew Furedi, left, the center's President and CEO, stands beside Villaraigosa. The Democratic front-runner, Gavin Newsom, wants to face a Republican, but rival John Cox is locked in a struggle for second place with Villaraigosa, a Democrat. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 08, 2018 - 2:20 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California primary is a month away, but Democratic front-runner Gavin Newsom is already slamming Republican rival John Cox. Or he's helping him. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom aired a television ad slamming Cox's support for gun rights, noting "John Cox stands with Donald Trump...
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Senate candidate Todd Rokita speaks during the Indiana Republican Senate Primary Debate among Rokita, Luke Messer and Mike Braun, Monday, April 30, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool)
May 08, 2018 - 12:54 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican voters in Indiana will pick a nominee Tuesday to challenge one of the nation's most vulnerable Democratic senators, wrapping up a GOP primary so dominated by animosity and personal attacks that one top state party official described it as "Dante's Inferno." With...
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Manny Alicandro announces his candidacy for New York State Attorney General, Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. Alicandro, running on the Republican and Conservative tickets, will face incumbent Democratic Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 07, 2018 - 4:05 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Manhattan attorney specializing in Wall Street compliance and regulation has launched his campaign for New York state attorney general as a Republican and Conservative candidate. Manny Alicandro (al-leh-KAN'-droh) officially announced his bid Monday during appearances on Wall...
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