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GOP targets Wisconsin elections system, nonpartisan director

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans are working to discredit the bipartisan system they created to run elections in the state after President Joe Biden narrowly won last year’s presidential race, making the political battleground the latest front in the…

Ron Johnson to deliver remarks at state GOP convention

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is set to deliver remarks at the state Republican Party convention. The convention began Friday afternoon at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Speakers were scheduled to appear Saturday, with Johnson expected…

Trump endorses Ted Budd in North Carolina Senate GOP primary

(CNN) -- Former President Donald Trump on Saturday endorsed Rep. Ted Budd's campaign for Senate in North Carolina, making the surprise announcement just minutes after his daughter-in-law Lara Trump confirmed she would not be entering the Republican primary for the…

House Republicans defend Trump's actions in new report

Republicans have given a full-throated defense of President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine in a report published Monday that rejects the Democratic allegations that the President abused his office or committed any other impeachable offense.

Illinois Republican Rep. John Shimkus to retire

Illinois Republican John Shimkus said in a statement Friday afternoon that he will not seek reelection in 2020, joining 10 other House Republicans who have announced that they will head for the exits.

Trump claims victory in wake of Mueller testimony

President Donald Trump emerged from the White House Wednesday afternoon and walked triumphantly toward television cameras to declare Robert Mueller's testimony on Capitol Hill delivered a "very good day" for him and Republicans. He also claimed that the fiery hearings ended with Democratic lawmakers getting "less than nothing" with which to pursue their investigations into him.

Republicans may rebel if Trump moves ahead on Mexico tariffs

Republican senators railed against President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs against Mexico in a private lunch on Tuesday with White House and Justice Department officials, who struggled to explain their legal process for implementing the new levies.