Senate elections

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stands near cows during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Ogden, Utah. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate plans to bid for the seat being vacated by retiring seven-term Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 16, 2018 - 11:05 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington. Having been one of the Republican Party's...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference dubbed Silicon Slopes, the nickname for Utah's burgeoning cluster of tech companies, in Salt Lake City. Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 16, 2018 - 8:58 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington. Having been one of the Republican Party's...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference dubbed Silicon Slopes, the nickname for Utah's burgeoning cluster of tech companies, in Salt Lake City. Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 16, 2018 - 11:00 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington. Having been one of the Republican Party's...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference dubbed Silicon Slopes, the nickname for Utah's burgeoning cluster of tech companies, in Salt Lake City. Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 16, 2018 - 10:18 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington. Having been one of the Republican Party's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney shake hands as Romney leaves the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, N.J. Romney and Trump exchanged harsh criticisms of one another during the 2016 presidential campaign but also have a history of being willing to sit down with each other when mutually beneficial. Romney's announcement that he's running for the U.S. Senate seat in Utah creates the potential for future battles, or even deal-making. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 16, 2018 - 10:10 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney and President Donald Trump have harshly criticized each other but also have been willing to sit down to talk when it's mutually beneficial. Romney's announcement Friday that he is running for the U.S. Senate in Utah creates the potential for more battles or deal-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference dubbed Silicon Slopes, the nickname for Utah's burgeoning cluster of tech companies, in Salt Lake City. Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 16, 2018 - 8:40 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah. The former presidential nominee confirmed his widely anticipated plans Friday in an online video. The announcement features his leadership of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt...
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FILE- In this Aug. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., speaks during a news conference outside of the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. Rokita says excessive government spending is "choking our economy and stealing freedom." But the Republican apparently does not have the same concern over using public money to promoting his efforts in office. An Associated Press review finds Rokita has spent roughly $3 million on media campaigns, mailers and other forms of mass communication. He is vying to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
February 15, 2018 - 4:50 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Throughout his career in elected office, Indiana Senate candidate Todd Rokita has used apocalyptic language to warn of "out-of-control" government spending, which he once described as "choking our economy and stealing freedom." Yet whenever election season rolls around, the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference, in Salt Lake City. Romney plans to announce his Utah Senate campaign Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Three people with direct knowledge of the plan say Romney will formally launch his campaign in a video. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 14, 2018 - 11:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is preparing to announce a bid for Utah's Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue his biting criticism of President Donald Trump. Romney, who once called Trump "a phony" who was unfit for...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018,, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves after speaking about the tech sector during an industry conference, in Salt Lake City. Romney plans to announce Utah Senate campaign Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Three people with direct knowledge of the plan say Romney will formally launch his campaign in a video. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 14, 2018 - 4:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney's announcement Thursday of a run for U.S. Senate seat in Utah will be his latest bid for public office since he first jumped into politics more than 20 years ago. The former businessman has endured more setbacks than victories since he launched his political...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:56 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer said Wednesday he is reconsidering a bid for Senate in North Dakota out of "patriotism" and because people from his party don't think Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp can be defeated without him. Cramer told The Associated Press he would make a...
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