Primary elections

Jim Bennett speaks to reporters during a news conference at the federal courthouse Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Salt Lake City. Bennett, the son of the late U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, is suing to get on the ballot with his new political party in the special election to fill the seat of outgoing U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah. Bennett's lawsuit filed Wednesday says Utah state officials violated his constitutional rights when they ruled they didn't have time to verify his new, United Utah Party. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 21, 2017 - 6:55 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jim Bennett, the son of the late U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, sued the state of Utah Wednesday to be allowed on the ballot with his new political party in the November special election to fill the seat of outgoing U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah. Bennett's lawsuit claimed Utah...
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FILE- In this May 11, 2017 file photo, Republican Greg Gianforte, right, welcomes Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, onto the stage at a rally in East Helena, Mont. Gianforte, a businessman, kept Trump at arm’s length when he unsuccessfully ran for Montana governor on the GOP ticket last year. Now he’s wholeheartedly embracing his party’s president in his race for the state’s open congressional seat. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan, File)
May 20, 2017 - 9:37 am
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — When Donald Trump visited to Montana last year ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary, technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte was running on the GOP ticket for governor and made it a point to avoid his party's likely presidential nominee. Gianforte later...
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FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2006 file photo, Ralph Norman, speaks during a debate in Rock Hill, S.C. The special election spotlight has rolled on to South Carolina, where Republican runoff voters are now tasked with deciding which mainstream Republican they'll choose as their pick to keep Mick Mulvaney's former seat in GOP control. Tommy Pope and Ralph Norman are up for election in Tuesday's GOP runoff in the 5th Congressional District. (Melissa Cherry/The Herald via AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 10:30 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th District was too close to call Tuesday night, with the slightest or margins separating the contenders. The difference in votes between former lawmaker Ralph Norman and state...
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In this May 3, 2017, photo, Kathleen Ronayne sits for a portrait at her office in Concord, N.H. Ronayne, the politics and government reporter in New Hampshire for The Associated Press, who last year helped lead coverage of the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary, has been promoted to supervisory correspondent in Sacramento, Calif. In her new role, Ronayne will oversee AP's largest statehouse bureau. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer)
May 04, 2017 - 3:58 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kathleen Ronayne, the politics and government reporter in New Hampshire for The Associated Press who last year helped lead coverage of the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary, has been promoted to supervisory correspondent in Sacramento. In her new role,...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association Leadership Conference, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 28, 2017 - 3:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end." Trump, the first sitting president to address the group's...
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The stage is set and tested for the keynote by President Donald Trump at the National Rifle Association Leadership Forum in the Georgia World Congress Center on Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Atlanta. As the NRA holds its annual convention, opposition groups are sending a clear message that gun rights supporters will not go unchallenged in the age of Trump. On Friday, he'll become the first president to appear at an NRA convention since Ronald Reagan in 1983. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 9:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will become the first sitting president to address a National Rifle Association convention in more than 30 years when he speaks Friday at the group's annual meeting. The president's trip to Atlanta also will serve as his first foray into a congressional race...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks in Boston. Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
April 20, 2017 - 1:14 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. It may not seem the most likely role for the...
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