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    SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Republican primary race for Kansas governor (all times local): 7:20 p.m. About 175 people attended a fundraiser for conservative Republican Kris Kobach’s campaign for Kansas governor with rocker and gun-rights provocateur Ted Nugent as dozens of people protested outside. The Kansas City Star reports Kobach and Nugent […]
  • Latino leaders question Census head over citizenship query

    PHOENIX (AP) — Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, denouncing it as a purely political move. Members of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials said the decision to ask […]
  • The Latest: Trump promotes tax cuts, reduced regulations

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  • The Latest: Latino leaders oppose Census citizenship query

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a conference of Latino elected leaders on adding a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to […]
  • Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor

    SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach’s top Republican rivals are trying to sound the right notes on illegal immigration to appeal to business and agriculture leaders without conceding too many conservative votes to a hardliner who’s made tougher state policies a key theme in an increasingly contentious race. Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, is […]
  • Oklahoma conservatives’ views on medical marijuana evolving

    LINDSAY, Okla. (AP) — Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every political issue. The 45-year-old church pastor is anti-abortion, voted for President Donald Trump and is a member of the National Rifle Association who owns an AR-15 rifle. He also came of age […]
  • Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, the latest administration official to experience a brusque reception in a public setting. Sanders tweeted that she was told by the owner of the Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, that she had […]
  • Romney makes final pitch to voters ahead of Senate primary

    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 outsider who can’t get along with […]
  • 8 vie in primaries to succeed centrist Colorado governor

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado holds primaries Tuesday to select the top two contenders to succeed Gov. John Hickenlooper, a centrist Democrat whose promotion of aerospace, tech and a plethora of other industries helped generate unprecedented economic growth in this rapidly-growing state of 5.6 million people. But to win, the leading Republican and Democratic candidates are […]
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s skewed claims on immigration, economy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is distorting the truth when it comes to the impact of his administration’s policy regarding separating children from their parents at the U.S. border. He falsely suggests that a newly signed executive order will permanently solve the problem of separations by keeping families together when they are detained for […]