Trump endorses Cameron’s candidacy for governor of Kentucky | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron won former President Donald Trump’s endorsement Thursday night in his 2023 gubernatorial bid, offering a boost given the the former president’s enduring popularity among Republican voters in the state. In a press release that Cameron tweeted on his own account, … Read more

Governor McMaster reappointed as Democrats vie to oppose him | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JEFFREY COLLINS – Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — Republican South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster won his party’s nomination for a second full term on Tuesday, as five Democratic gubernatorial candidates vied for their party’s nomination. If McMaster wins the general election in November and completes his term, he will become the longest-serving governor … Read more

Kentucky AG sues stalled abortion law in federal court | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican Kentucky attorney general appeared in court Tuesday, saying the Democratic governor’s administration missed a deadline to put in place a regulatory process for a sweeping new law on the abortion currently blocked by federal court order. In a move fraught with political and … Read more

NY GOP gubernatorial candidates debate crime and the economy | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARINA VILLENEUVE – Associated Press ALBANY, NY (AP) — Four Republican candidates for governor of New York have pledged to undo years of one-party rule and focus on fighting crime and improving the economy if they were elected in a televised debate on Monday evening. It’s an uphill battle for Republicans vying for governor’s … Read more

Mixed results as South Dakota’s Noem steps into GOP races | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEPHEN GROVES – Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) — Ahead of a potential presidential bid, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem easily won the Republican nomination last week for a second term. However, many of the candidates she hoped to elect to the Statehouse did not have such a good night. She had hoped … Read more

5 Republicans vying for governorship in New Mexico primary | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MORGAN LEE – Associated Press SANTA FE, NM (AP) — Republican voters choose a candidate for governor of New Mexico from a field of five candidates during Tuesday’s primary election campaign dominated by concerns about the economy, violent crime and the United States southern border security. The winner of Tuesday’s GOP contest will face … Read more

GOP hopefuls say guards and sanity key to stopping attacks | Health, Medicine and Fitness

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — There was little difference between Republican gubernatorial candidates during a televised debate Thursday when it came to protecting school children from mass shootings, overturning some of the liberals in the country on access to abortion and ensuring that parents, not bureaucrats, decide what children learn in the classroom. Aside from a … Read more

Georgian primary goes well despite new electoral law | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and GEOFF MULVIHILL – Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — In the first statewide test of the new voting restrictions, Georgia’s high-stakes primary elections appeared to go smoothly on Tuesday, with no reports of major issues in any of the Most important battleground states in the country. A record number of ballots … Read more

Georgian primary goes well despite new electoral law | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and GEOFF MULVIHILL – Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — In the first statewide test of the new voting restrictions, Georgia’s high-stakes primary elections appeared to go smoothly on Tuesday, with no reports of major issues in any of the Most important battleground states in the country. A record number of ballots … Read more

Midterms 2022: What to watch in the primaries in 5 states | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARC LEVY and GARY D. ROBERTSON – Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s winning streak in the U.S. Senate primaries hangs in the balance Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in the midterm elections. Trump made bold recommendations by supporting famed heart surgeon Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania … Read more