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Rapidly growing Denver picks Mike Johnston as new mayor amid mounting big-city problems

Former Colorado state senator Mike Johnston claimed victory as opponent Kelly Brough conceded Tuesday night in a runoff election to become Denver’s next mayor.

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum set to announce 2024 Republican campaign for president

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum is set to announce his candidacy for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday adding his name to the long list of contenders hoping to dent former president Donald Trump’s early lead in the race.

Florida grand jury involved in Trump documents probe by Justice Dept., AP source says

Federal prosecutors are using a grand jury in Florida as part of their investigation into the possible mishandling of classified documents at former president Donald Trump’s Palm Beach property.

Former New Jersey governor Christie kicks off 2024 Republican presidential bid with swipes at Trump

Republican former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie kicked off his presidential campaign Tuesday evening, promising to be the only candidate in a crowded GOP primary field willing to directly take on former president Donald Trump.

Judge blocks Florida ban on trans minor care in narrow ruling

A federal judge temporarily blocked portions of a new Florida law that bans transgender minors from receiving puberty blockers, ruling Tuesday that the state has no rational basis for denying patients treatment.


Sununu won’t run for president. Will he run again for N.H. governor?

So far, he hasn’t said. And his political opponents in the gubernatorial race say they’ll continue with their campaigns.

Virginia plane crash investigators ask when pilot became unresponsive and why aircraft flew its path

The pilot of the business jet that flew over Washington and crashed in Virginia appeared to be slumped over and unresponsive, the fighter jet pilots reported, according to three US officials briefed on the matter.

Republicans confront latest obstacle to defeating Trump: a crowded field

Chris Sununu’s decision not to run for president reflects the growing fear among some in his party that an increasingly crowded field will fracture the support for any candidate not named Donald J. Trump.