2016 United States presidential election

Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd in the William-Brice Kimbel Arena on the Coastal Carolina campus Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 24, 2018 - 4:09 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's effort to bend the Republican Party to his will faces its next test Tuesday, when South Carolina voters choose between two GOP gubernatorial candidates who both claim to be Trump acolytes. The president has already made his pick: incumbent Gov. Henry...
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FILE - In this March, 1, 2018, file photo, Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin poses for a photo in Honolulu. Half a dozen high profile Democratic candidates are vying for a congressional seat to represent Hawaii in a very competitive game of political musical chairs. It's a jam-packed arena for the state's 1st Congressional District, which includes Honolulu. Democratic candidates include former U.S. Rep. Ed Case, Lt. Gov. Doug Chin, and state Rep. Beth Fukumoto. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
June 24, 2018 - 2:48 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Coming off a high-profile challenge of President Donald Trump's travel ban, it seemed that Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin would parlay that name recognition into a U.S. House seat. U.S. Sen. Colleen Hanabusa is not running for re-election, and Chin — the state's former attorney general...
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President Donald Trump with Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a Nevada GOP Convention in Suncoast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 24, 2018 - 1:12 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Nevada (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is promoting his administration's business policies, particularly tax cuts, during a roundtable on tax reform in Las Vegas. The "USA Open for Business" event follows Trump's...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a Nevada GOP Convention in Suncoast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 24, 2018 - 1:09 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eager to keep the Republican Party in control of the Senate, President Donald Trump pressed his tough anti-illegal immigration stance before supporters Saturday, saying "we have to be very strong" as he sought to help boost the candidacy of a one-time critic. Trump was in Las Vegas...
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Mitt and Ann Romney walk in the Strawberry Day Parade Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch after being forced into a Republican primary against a conservative state lawmaker. At stake is being the party's representative to vie for the Senate seat long held by retiring Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 23, 2018 - 6:57 pm
AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch after being forced into a Republican Senate primary Tuesday against a conservative state lawmaker. His opponent has painted him as an...
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Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, from left, Donald Trump Jr. and Republican U.S. senate candidate Matt Rosendale, pose for a photo at the Montana Republican Party's annual convention at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center on Friday, June 22, 2018, in Billings, Mont. Trump Jr. told the crowd of about 300 people that incumbent U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is out of step with the state's voters. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
June 23, 2018 - 12:02 am
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. urged Montana Republicans to rally against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in the fall election and said Friday that the two-term Democrat had fallen out of step with the state's voters on issues ranging from immigration to gun control. Tester came into the crosshairs...
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Alex Leith, a former Democrat who switched to unaffiliated two years ago, poses for a picture, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Denver. For the first time, Colorado is allowing unaffiliated voters, the state's largest voting bloc, to participate in the major party midterm primaries, thanks to a voter-passed initiative that largely was spurred by disenchantment with the polarization of the 2016 presidential election and candidates many voters viewed as unresponsive to their concerns. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 22, 2018 - 2:59 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is joining a growing list of states that allow unaffiliated voters — the state's largest voting bloc — to participate in the major party primaries, thanks to a voter-passed initiative that coincided with disenchantment with the polarization of the 2016 election. The 2016...
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Republican governor candidates participate in a gubernatorial between challenger John Warren and Governor Henry McMaster Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S. C. (Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 9:57 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster was an early supporter of presidential candidate Donald Trump, who had never run for political office. McMaster's opponent said Wednesday it's inconsistent for McMaster to now say there's no time for on-the-job training where the governorship...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 31, 2018, file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to Minnesota to stump for a congressional candidate, but another test of GOP loyalty to the president looms large over his visit. Minnesota’s Republican primary for governor provides the latest test case. It features a strong Trump supporter going up against Pawlenty, who called Trump “unhinged” at one point during the 2016 campaign. Pawlenty says now that he voted for Trump and supports his policies. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 20, 2018 - 1:37 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign trip Wednesday to Minnesota could signal whether he'll wade into the GOP's primary for governor between a former two-term governor who once called him "unhinged" and an underdog who is an avowed supporter. The rally in Duluth is for Pete...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily filled by a Republican appointee in the event of the death of Sen. John McCain, who is battling cancer, but it's unclear whether an election would be held in November or 2020. Arizona law requires the governor to appoint someone of the same political party if there is a vacancy. The seat will then be on the ballot for the next general election, but there's conflicting views on whether that means this fall or in 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 16, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis. The six-term Senator and decorated Vietnam War veteran is now fighting the illness from his beloved Arizona, and filling the role of one of the few Congressional...
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