Election 2024

Dozens of state AGs, GOP officials tell Colorado Supreme Court to keep Trump on ballot

BY: - December 4, 2023

More than a dozen attorneys general from Republican-controlled states topped a long list of parties who have filed briefs in a legal challenge to former President Donald Trump’s constitutional eligibility to appear on Colorado’s 2024 ballot. The Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case this week, after a Denver District Court judge […]

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum suspends 2024 presidential campaign

BY: - December 4, 2023

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum announced Monday he would end his campaign to become the 2024 Republican presidential nominee. In a statement on suspending his campaign, Burgum criticized the Republican National Committee’s debate structure, saying the fundraising and polling criteria “ensure advantages for candidates from major media markets on the coasts versus America’s Heartland.” “The […]

DeSantis touts completion of 99-county Iowa tour as measure of leadership

BY: - December 4, 2023

NEWTON, Iowa – With a month and a half to go until Iowa caucuses, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis held an event marking his completion of visits to all 99 Iowa counties. His final stop was Saturday in Jasper County. Welcomed by Gov. Kim Reynolds and Bob Vander Plaats, two of his most prominent supporters, DeSantis […]

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DeSantis talks about differences with California governor at SC stop

BY: - December 1, 2023

PROSPERITY — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis spent much of his campaign stop Friday in rural Newberry County highlighting how his state is different from California. His town-hall-style gathering followed Thursday night’s televised debate against California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Fox News’ Sean Hannity show, and the Florida governor was eager to continue the discussion. The […]

DeSantis and Newsom clash in TV debate, charging each other with lies and bullying

BY: - December 1, 2023

Ron DeSantis of Florida and Gavin Newsom from California, two of the nation’s most well-known governors who sit on opposite sides of the ideological spectrum, engaged in a fiery 90-minute debate on Thursday night from Alpharetta, Georgia, which was broadcast live on the Fox News Channel. The stakes were undoubtedly higher for DeSantis, 45, who […]

Buttigieg says former President Carter encouraged him to drop out of the 2020 presidential race

BY: - November 30, 2023

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said in East Lansing on Wednesday that former President Jimmy Carter encouraged him to drop out of the 2020 presidential election. “I had come there in hopes that we might be able to earn some support from them, but it was clear that things were not going my way by […]

Nikki Haley wins support of conservative network founded by Koch brothers

BY: - November 28, 2023

A powerful conservative network is backing former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley in her bid to topple former President Donald Trump and become Republicans’ 2024 nominee. Americans for Prosperity Action, which spent about $70 million in the 2022 election cycle, announced its endorsement Tuesday, noting this is the first time the political action committee had […]

Haley says she’s the better choice than Trump in 2024: ‘Chaos follows him’

BY: - November 27, 2023

BLUFFTON — Rallying support in her home state, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley pitched herself as a new Republican leader who can bring strong foreign policy experience and more stability than former President Donald Trump, who remains the far and away frontrunner of the 2024 GOP presidential field. “I believe President Trump was the […]

Donald Trump cheered on field at Clemson-USC rivalry game

BY: , and - November 26, 2023

COLUMBIA — Former President Donald Trump turned the field of Williams-Brice Stadium into a giant stage as he briefly united Tigers and Gamecocks who cheered his entrance during South Carolina’s biggest rivalry game of the year. The crowd erupted as Trump walked onto the field Saturday at the start of halftime with Gov. Henry McMaster […]

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Former GOP legislator elected mayor of SC’s largest city

BY: - November 22, 2023

South Carolina’s largest city will be led by a Republican mayor for the first time since Reconstruction. In Charleston’s mayoral runoff election Tuesday, former state Rep. William Cogswell won over two-term incumbent Mayor John Tecklenburg by 569 votes out of 27,291 cast. Although the job is non-partisan, Cogswell was a Republican in the House, and […]

Trump immigration policies set the tone for most of the GOP presidential field

BY: - November 22, 2023

This is one of an occasional series comparing the Republican presidential candidates’ positions on issues. WASHINGTON — Most of the candidates in the 2024 Republican race for the presidential nomination mirror hardline immigration policies set by the front-runner, former President Donald Trump. What were once considered far-right policies are now common talking points among the […]

Trump to attend Clemson-South Carolina football game

BY: - November 21, 2023

COLUMBIA — Former President Donald Trump will attend this Saturday’s football game between in-state arch-rivals Clemson and South Carolina, his campaign confirmed Tuesday. The former president’s visit to Williams-Brice Stadium, as a guest of Gov. Henry McMaster, ratchets up what’s already one of the state’s biggest and most-anticipated events of the year. McMaster, one of […]