• maine primary Jul 15, 2020

    Former State Rep. Leads Maine GOP Primary for House Seat

    A former Maine state representative was leading in the Republican primary for a competitive House district on Tuesday evening, but additional voting rounds under ranked-choice voting might be necessary to declare a victor. Dale Crafts had a lead but was shy of the 50% threshold with half of precincts reporting. The 2nd Congressional District race also included former television reporter…

  • Donald Trump Jul 14, 2020

    Primary Election in Maine

    It’s primary day in several states, including Maine, where Democrats are deciding who will challenge Sen. Susan Collins in November.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 21, 2019

    1-on-1 With US Senate Candidate From NH

    Brigadier General Don Bolduc joins Primary Source to talk about his GOP primary run in the New Hampshire Senate race next year.

  • Donald Trump Jun 29, 2019

    Round 2 of Democratic Debate Is Party's Most-Watched Ever

    NBC says round two of the Democratic presidential debate was the party’s most-watched ever. Based on Nielsen figures out Friday, the event including early front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders averaged 18.1 million viewers across NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo. That topped the previous Democratic debate audience high of 15.5 million for an October 2015 event, which included eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.

  • Donald Trump Jun 21, 2019

    Alabama's Roy Moore Roy Moore Running for Senate Despite Discouragement From GOP

    Roy Moore announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, defying Republican leaders who urged the polarizing jurist not to run for the Alabama seat they hope to reclaim in 2020. A former chief justice known for hardline stances against gay marriage and for the Ten Commandments, Moore is aiming for an eventual rematch against Democratic Sen. Doug Jones,...

  • Donald Trump Jun 21, 2019

    Alabama's Roy Moore Roy Moore Running for Senate Despite Discouragement From GOP

    Roy Moore announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, defying Republican leaders who urged the polarizing jurist not to run for the Alabama seat they hope to reclaim in 2020. A former chief justice known for hardline stances against gay marriage and for the Ten Commandments, Moore is aiming for an eventual rematch against Democratic Sen. Doug Jones,...

  • Massachusetts Sep 5, 2018

    Diehl Wins GOP Senate Primary in Mass., Will Face Warren in November

    Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl has defeated two other GOP primary candidates in Massachusetts for the chance to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in November.

  • Donald Trump Aug 15, 2018

    Primary Night: Dems Pick ‘Firsts,' GOP Votes With Trump

    Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont, Democrats rallied behind the nation’s first transgender nominee for governor. Minnesota Democrats backed a woman who would be the first Somali-American member of Congress....

  • Donald Trump Aug 15, 2018

    Kansas Governor Concedes to Kobach in Tight GOP Primary

    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat after a review of some provisional ballots from most Kansas counties failed to find enough votes for him to overcome a...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Aug 13, 2018

    Gun Rights an Issue in GOP Primary for Vt. Governor

    In Vermont’s primary election, the gun debate is at the forefront.

  • Donald Trump Aug 9, 2018

    Kansas Democrats Smell Opening in Close GOP Governor's Race

    Out-of-power Kansas Democrats smelled opportunity Wednesday in the tight, unsettled GOP primary race for governor between Gov. Jeff Colyer and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a close political ally of President Donald Trump and a conservative lightning rod who alienates even some Republicans.

  • Massachusetts Aug 8, 2018

    Debate Pits GOP Hopefuls Seeking to Challenge Sen. Warren

    Three Republicans vying for their party’s nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized the Democratic incumbent Tuesday as being too far to the left even in blue state Massachusetts, while offering varying degrees of support for President Donald Trump. Geoff Diehl, a state representative who co-chaired Trump’s 2016 Massachusetts campaign, Jon Kingston, a business executive, and Beth Lindstrom, a...

  • Donald Trump Jul 10, 2018

    Trump Court Pick Aimed at Cementing Legacy: Analysis

    With fanfare befitting the nation’s pre-eminent showman, President Donald Trump on Monday poured accelerant on his campaign to shift Washington’s balance of power toward conservatives and remake the federal judiciary for generations to come. Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is the latest milestone in what has been an 18-month, top-to-bottom remaking the federal bench, the...

  • Donald Trump Jun 27, 2018

    Mitt Romney Wins GOP Primary in Utah Senate Race

    Republican voters in the U.S. Senate primary in Utah were deciding Tuesday between Mitt Romney and a state lawmaker who kept him from getting the GOP nomination at the party’s convention as the former presidential candidate looks to restart his political career.

  • Donald Trump Jun 13, 2018

    Dennis Hof, Nevada's Most Famous Pimp, Wins GOP Primary

    Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series “Cathouse,” won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker. Hof defeated hospital executive James Oscarson. He’ll face Democrat Lesia Romanov in November, and will be the favored candidate in the Republican-leaning Assembly...

  • Donald Trump Apr 21, 2018

    Haley's Response: ‘I Don't Get Confused' Draws Notice

    The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes. Haley’s rejoinder to a putdown from a close Trump adviser about message confusion — she declared that “I...

  • Reporter Mar 19, 2018

    Russian Election Assault Poses Quandary for 2018 Campaigns

    Encrypted messages. Two-factor authentication. Real-time monitoring of social media for malicious internet bot activity. This is the new reality for candidates running in 2018, scared of email hacks and elaborate misinformation schemes like the ones Russia used to disrupt the 2016 campaign. And many candidates say they’re concerned they can’t rely on Congress or the White House for advice, or...

  • Donald Trump Oct 4, 2017

    UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Reprimanded For Political Tweet

    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has been reprimanded for violating a law limiting government employees’ political activity by voicing support for a South Carolina congressional candidate. Last week, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel notified Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington it had issued a warning letter to the former South Carolina governor but would pursue no further action. A...

  • Donald Trump Sep 30, 2017

    GOP Unsure How to Deal With Voters Angry Over Health Care

    Republicans face a big problem following the collapse of their latest push to repeal the Obama health care law: Their own voters are angry and don’t trust them. Right now, they don’t know what to do about it. That’s trouble for a party preparing to defend its House and Senate majorities in 2018 midterm elections that look riskier than most...

  • Donald Trump Sep 27, 2017

    Firebrand Roy Moore Wins Alabama GOP Senate Primary, Defeating Trump-Backed Incumbent

    Firebrand jurist Roy Moore won the Alabama Republican primary runoff for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, defeating an appointed incumbent backed by both President Donald Trump and deep-pocketed allies of Sen. Mitch McConnell. In an upset certain to rock the GOP establishment, Moore clinched a nearly 10-point victory over Sen. Luther Strange to take the GOP nomination for the seat previously...

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