Tag: Campaigns

Louisiana’s ex-Lt. Gov. Jimmy Fitzmorris dies at 99

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NEW ORLEANS — Jimmy Fitzmorris, the affable two-time lieutenant governor who narrowly lost his long-sought-after bids for New Orleans mayor and Louisiana governor, has...

Joining Trump at border, GOP congressman eyes path to power

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WASHINGTON — At the invitation of Donald Trump, Indiana Rep. Jim Banks recently led a small group of House Republicans to the former president’s...

Paul keeps up complaints over handling of COVID-19 pandemic

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GREENSBURG, Ky. — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul complained bitterly Tuesday about the government's COVID-19 response but did not single out former President Donald Trump...

Cesar Chavez’s legacy lives on in Biden’s staff, Oval Office

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WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama flew to California to dedicate a national monument to Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez nearly a decade...

South Carolina’s Tim Scott launches 2022 reelection campaign

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GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Scott launched his reelection campaign Monday, arguing in a series of stops across South Carolina that he...

Some donors sticking with Cuomo after harassment allegations

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's political star was dimmed by allegations he sexually harassed women and misled the public about COVID-19 deaths in...

Trudeau: Canada is ashamed about schools for Indigenous kids

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TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday Canadians are “horrified and ashamed” by their government's longtime policy of forcing Indigenous children to attend...

Indicted Rochester mayor defeated in Democratic primary

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, who ran for a third term while under indictment in a campaign finance case and under fire...

EXPLAINER: What’s next now that GOP has blocked voting bill?

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Senate Republicans have blocked debate of a sweeping overhaul of how elections are run in the U.S. The bill was pushed by congressional Democrats...

Prosecutor: Bank CEO sought ‘power’ with $16M Manafort loans

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NEW YORK — A Chicago bank owner traded $16 million in loans to ex-President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager in a bid for a prestigious...