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Congressional Republicans Sail Through Primary
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's primary election delivered few surprises: Well-funded Republican congressional incumbents coasted to victory, and most state legislators held onto their seats.
U.S. Sen. John Barrasso and Rep. Cynthia Lummis coasted to victory Tuesday and now face upstart De…
Barrasso, Lummis Set To Coast In Primary
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso faces token opposition and Rep. Cynthia Lummis is unopposed in a Wyoming primary that also promises to keep Republicans dominant in the state Legislature.
Barrasso is a Republican who is running for re-election for the first time...
Candidate Out Of Primary Over Filing Error
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A filing error has disqualified a representative from Teton County from appearing on the ballot in the state primary election.
Democratic State Rep. Jim Roscoe, of Wilson, has been rafting in the Grand Canyon so Democratic Party leaders were unable to reach him last week t…
Romney Pushes GOP Presidential Race Toward A Close
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney says he's "almost there" in his six-year pursuit of the Republican presidential nomination, having defeated Rick Santorum in the Illinois GOP primary.
The GOP front-runner is urging Republicans in a campaign email sent after Tuesday's vi…
Wyoming Primary Reform Proposal
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Democratic state legislator is proposing to reform Wyoming's system for primary elections.
Sen. Chris Rothfuss of Laramie is sponsoring legislation that would do away with party primaries. Instead, Wyoming would have just one primary that would bring toget…
Gingrich Rising In SC, But In Time To Edge Romney?
EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday he's still the best conservative alternative to Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination, brushing aside a report saying that a vote canvass in Iowa shows Rick Santorum ended up edging Romney in the state&a…
Romney, Santorum Square Off Over Felons Voting
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Seeking to protect his standing here, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney on Tuesday assailed challenger Rick Santorum's record on voting rights for felons, an issue that resonates strongly with conservatives...
Seeking NH Buzz, Romney, Santorum Run At Obama
SALEM, N.H. (AP) — Each trying to sound every bit the nominee, Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum looked past each other to run down President Barack Obama's economic policies Thursday as they jockeyed for support in New Hampshire and reached out to voters in…
GOP Is Looking At Primaries In January
WASHINGTON (AP) — A primary, in January?
That's what some states are trying to do again to increase their influence.
A Florida commission is expected to announce today that its presidential primary will be held Jan. 31. That's what Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon says, though GOP …