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Wisconsin Gov. Walker wins GOP primary, awaits challenger

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:31pm

The eight Democrats running for governor in Wisconsin have largely kept their focus on Republican Gov. Scott Walker ahead of Tuesday's primary, while Walker has repeatedly warned his supporters of a possible blue wave.

The Latest: Democratic nominee launches attacks on Kobach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:29pm

The Latest on the counting of provisional ballots in the tight Republican primary for Kansas governor (all times local):

The Latest: Vermont GOP Gov. Scott nominated in 2nd-term bid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:11pm

The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local):

Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against 'blue wave'

Steve Peoples and Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:05pm

Democrats tested the strength of their "blue wave" against President Trump's grip on America's white, working class Tuesday as the 2018 primary season lurched closer to an end in two Midwestern battlegrounds.

Trump signs Hatch, Stewart suicide prevention hotline bill

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:00pm

President Donald Trump signed a bill Tuesday that two Utah Republicans pushed to create a three-digit telephone number similar to 911 for the national suicide prevention hotline.

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders wins Vermont Democratic nod

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:59pm

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders won Vermont's Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday but was expected to turn down the nomination, as he did in his previous campaigns, and support other Democratic candidates.

Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:49pm

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.

Ex-Teacher of Year Jahana Hayes wins Democrat nod for Connecticut House seat left by Esty, who bungled sex abuse claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:33pm

Ex-Teacher of Year Jahana Hayes wins Democrat nod for Connecticut House seat left by Esty, who bungled sex abuse claims.

Tina Smith, appointed to replace Sen. Al Franken, wins Democratic primary to finish last 2 years of term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:33pm

Tina Smith, appointed to replace Sen. Al Franken, wins Democratic primary to finish last 2 years of term.

Vermont Rep. Peter Welch wins Democratic nod, faces Paige

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:31pm

Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to seek re-election in November, when he will face perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige.

Jim Newberger wins GOP nomination in Minnesota to challenge Democratic incumbent Amy Klobuchar for US Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:28pm

Jim Newberger wins GOP nomination in Minnesota to challenge Democratic incumbent Amy Klobuchar for US Senate.

Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige wins Vermont Republican nomination for US House seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:25pm

Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige wins Vermont Republican nomination for US House seat.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wins Republican primary, dispenses nominal opposition as he mounts bid for third term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:23pm

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wins Republican primary, dispenses nominal opposition as he mounts bid for third term.

Vermont's GOP Gov. Scott to face 1st transgender nominee

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:21pm

Republican Gov. Phil Scott, despite a backlash from his base over gun restrictions he supported, won his party's primary to seek a second term as governor and will face a former utility executive who on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to win a major political party's nomination for governor.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar easily wins Democratic primary in Minnesota for third term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:20pm

Sen. Amy Klobuchar easily wins Democratic primary in Minnesota for third term.

Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who angered base by supporting gun restrictions, wins nomination to run for 2nd term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:10pm

Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who angered base by supporting gun restrictions, wins nomination to run for 2nd term.

Corey wins Connecticut GOP nod for Senate, will face Murphy

Susan Haigh, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:07pm

Matthew Corey, a window washer and Hartford pub owner, won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Connecticut on Tuesday and will face an uphill battle against Democratic incumbent Chris Murphy.

Democratic Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin advances to the November general election with no opposition in her primary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:02pm

Democratic Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin advances to the November general election with no opposition in her primary.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in House, wins party nomination to seek re-election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:37pm

Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in House, wins party nomination to seek re-election.