Political endorsements

Colombia's President Elect Ivan Duque celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 18, 2018 - 3:36 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uncertainty loomed over Colombia's fragile peace deal on Monday with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it emerges from decades of bloody conflict. Ivan Duque, a law-...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015 file photo, Rep. Mark Amodei, R-NV., speaks at the 19th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit at Zephyr Cove in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The most closely-watched race in Nevada’s primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is the battle for governor. Amodei is favored in their battle for the Republican nomination. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
June 13, 2018 - 1:39 am
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 1:35 a.m. Election officials in Nevada blamed the state's new touch-screen voting machines for glitches that affected a small number of voters and delayed the count of ballots in one rural county. Registrars in Las Vegas and Reno said some...
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In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. It's the biggest test yet of ranked-choice voting. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
June 13, 2018 - 12:49 am
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican businessman Shawn Moody won Tuesday's ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succeed Maine's firebrand Gov. Paul LePage, while no clear majority winner had emerged in the Democratic primary. The founder of a string of auto repair shops won a majority of the...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018 file photo, Judge Aaron Persky poses for a photo with a sign opposing his recall in Los Altos Hills, Calif. Northern California voters are deciding on Tuesday, June 5 whether to remove Persky from office for the first time in decades because he sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison. Persky would be the first California judge recalled from office since 1932 if a majority of voters choose to remove him on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 06, 2018 - 3:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries being held Tuesday in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota (all times local): 3:35 a.m. California Democrats have been denied their supermajority in the state Senate. Democrats temporarily lost their...
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Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox, center, speaks to reporters alongside his wife, Sarah Cox, right, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego. The intrigue in the race to replace departing California Gov. Jerry Brown isn't who wins — it's who comes in second in Tuesday's primary, one of hundreds of contests across the state that could solidify Democratic dominance and reshape the fight for control of the U.S. Congress. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
June 05, 2018 - 11:55 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrat Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox took an early lead in the race to replace Jerry Brown as California governor, one of hundreds of contests across the state that could solidify Democratic dominance and reshape the fight for control of the U.S. Congress...
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FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2014 file photo, then-Rep. Michael Grimm, center, enters Brooklyn federal court before pleading guilty to a federal tax evasion charge in New York. Grimm doesn't want to talk about his time in prison. He wants your vote. Just two years out of prison he has a legitimate chance to seize the Republican nomination from sitting Congressman Dan Donovan later this month. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
June 02, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Grimm doesn't want to talk about his time in prison. He just wants your vote. The former Republican congressman from New York City's Staten Island is fighting his party, his president and the stigma of a felony conviction in a no-holds-barred primary June 26. Just two years...
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Supporters of Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, celebrate finishing first in the presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. With almost all polling stations reporting, Duque won nearly 39 percent trailed by leftist former rebel and Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, who won 25 percent. A run-off will take place on June 17. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 28, 2018 - 6:54 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was the outcome millions of Colombians had hoped to avoid: A bitter runoff between two presidential candidates whose polarizing viewpoints once again leave the nation divided. In order to win in June, both conservative former senator Ivan Duque and one-time guerrilla...
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May 24, 2018 - 2:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such as gun control and abortion rights, even if they don't endorse a particular candidate. Ads coming from specific candidates have already included a disclosure label since...
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May 24, 2018 - 10:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign is announcing its support for California businessman John Cox's campaign for governor, building upon Trump's endorsement in the state's crowded primary election. Lara Trump, a senior adviser to Trump's campaign, says the campaign will lend support...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2018 file photo, Brazil's President Michel Temer arrives to deliver a speech at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil. Temer ended speculation on May 22 that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings by endorsing his finance minister for the presidency in October’s election. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, file)
May 22, 2018 - 4:44 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Acknowledging the unlikelihood of his re-election, Brazil's deeply unpopular president on Tuesday said he wasn't running and endorsed his former finance minister for the top office less than five months before voters in Latin America's largest nation pick a new leader...
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