State governments

Voting signs line the sidewalk at the Durham County Library North Regional in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, May 8, 2018. North Carolina voters are choosing their parties' nominees Tuesday in dozens of legislative and congressional primary races congested with contestants who were spurred by strong feelings about President Donald Trump or their state's redistricting struggles. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 08, 2018 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's primaries in four states (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Polls have closed in West Virginia, Indiana, Ohio and North Carolina. All four states voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, and their primary races Tuesday are offering some insight into Republican...
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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 - 6:40 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Republicans were deciding Tuesday between a brash GOP outsider who embraced Donald Trump's political playbook — but was opposed by the president — and a more traditional party candidate to take on vulnerable Democrat Joe Manchin this fall in an election both...
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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 June 28, 2017, file photo, marijuana plants grow at the Desert Grown Farms cultivation facility in Las Vegas. A new report finds that legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts revenue for state and local governments, but not by much. The credit rating agency Moody's Investor Service says in a study released Tuesday, May 8, 2018, that legalizing recreational use of marijuana brings governments more money than it costs to regulate it. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 08, 2018 - 5:33 pm
A new report finds that legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts revenue for state and local governments, but not by much. The credit rating agency Moody's Investor Service says in a study released Tuesday that legalizing recreational use of marijuana brings governments more money than it costs to...
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This combination of file photos shows candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Ohio governor in 2018 including, clockwise from left to right, former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio; Richard Cordray, former federal consumer protection chief; William O'Neill, former Ohio Supreme Court Justice; and Ohio state Sen. Joe Schiavoni. Early voting began Tuesday, April 10, 2018, to choose the Democratic and Republican nominees for the Nov. 6, 2018, general election to succeed second-term Republican Gov. John Kasich. (AP Photo, File)
May 08, 2018 - 5:01 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters in both major parties are choosing nominees Tuesday to replace term-limited GOP Gov. John Kasich, capping a primary season in which mainstream candidates tried to fend off challenges from the Republican right and Democratic left. Republicans are selecting between...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a new conference in New York. Schneiderman resigned from office after several women accused him of violently slapping and choking them. They say the abuse happened during romantic encounters, and that they were also verbally abused and threatened. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 08, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Less than three months ago, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman went before the news cameras to announce a lawsuit accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and his former studio of abusing and intimidating a multitude of women. "We have never seen anything as despicable as what...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a new conference in New York. Schneiderman resigned from office after several women accused him of violently slapping and choking them. They say the abuse happened during romantic encounters, and that they were also verbally abused and threatened. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 08, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Less than three months ago, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman went before the news cameras to announce a lawsuit accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and his former studio of abusing and intimidating a multitude of women. "We have never seen anything as despicable as what...
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