Stewart-Haas Racing rejoins hands with Mahindra Tractors as Chase Briscoe’s primary sponsor in 2024

Stewart-Haas Racing and Chase Briscoe on Tuesday (November 28) has announced that Mahindra Tractors has renewed and expanded its partnership with the team as part of multi-year deal. Mahindra Tractors, a brand of Mahindra Ag North America, will continue its role as the team’s primary sponsor while increasing its presence on Chase Briscoes’s #14 Ford … Read more

Chris Christie plays down risk to Republicans if Trump loses primary but won’t leave the race

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie on Sunday sought to play down the potential consequences if rival Donald Trump loses the 2024 primary race but refuses to concede — or even keeps running as a third-party candidate. “No one will expect him to concede. He hasn’t conceded the 2020 election. Who cares,” Christie, a former governor … Read more

Daryl Hall Wants to Block John Oates From Selling His Share of Their Joint Venture to Primary Wave

The mystery of why Daryl Hall obtained a restraining order against John Oates has been solved, at least in part, now that part of the case has been unsealed by a Tennessee judge who previously ordered all details to be kept under wraps. It’s now been revealed that Hall is attempting to block his longtime … Read more

Progressive Minnesota US Rep. Ilhan Omar draws prominent primary challenger

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar got a prominent Democratic primary challenger Sunday when former Minneapolis City Council member Don Samuels announced he’ll try once again to unseat her after coming close in 2022. Omar, a charter member of “the squad” of progressive House Democrats, won reelection twice despite making comments in her first … Read more

Minnesota Supreme Court dismisses ‘insurrection clause’ challenge and allows Trump on primary ballot

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former President Donald Trump will stay on the Minnesota primary ballot after the state supreme court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking end his candidacy under a rarely-used constitutional provision that forbids those who “engaged in insurrection” from holding office. The Minnesota Supreme Court declined to become the first in history to … Read more

María Corina Machado is winner of Venezuela opposition primary that the government has denounced

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan government critic María Corina Machado was declared the winner Thursday of an opposition-organized primary to choose a presidential candidate, in polling last weekend that was denounced by the self-proclaimed socialist government as illegitimate. The voting Sunday organized by the National Primary Commission drew more than 2.4 million voters in Venezuela and … Read more

María Corina Machado wins Venezuela opposition primary to face Maduro

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans nominated conservative opposition leader María Corina Machado on Sunday to challenge authoritarian President Nicolás Maduro in what his government has promised will be a competitive, internationally monitored presidential election next year. The next obstacle she must overcome: A government ban that prevents her … Read more

Leading early, Machado claims win in Venezuelan opposition’s presidential primary

CARACAS, Venezuela — Early returns in the Venezuelan opposition’s presidential primary gave a big lead to former legislator Maria Corina Machado early Monday, and she quickly claimed victory as the voters’ choice to lead the campaign to end the decade-long, crisis-ridden presidency of Nicolás Maduro. The independent National Primary Commission, which organized the primary, did … Read more

Internet snarl delays vote count in Venezuelan opposition’s primary to choose presidential candidate

CARACAS, Venezuela — CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ebullient Venezuelans on Sunday chose the candidate they think can end the decade-long, crisis-ridden presidency of Nicolás Maduro, lining up under a scorching sun and torrential rain to cast ballots in a primary election that the opposition independently organized despite government repression. That was a feat onto itself. … Read more

Venezuela’s opposition is holding primary to pick challenger for Maduro in 2024 presidential rival

VALENCIA, Venezuela — Josselyz Essa and a friend, two 9-year-olds with a budding interest in politics as Venezuela starts toward its next presidential election, bubbled with eagerness waiting for the campaign rally to start. Then a thunderous noise spread over the crowd in the streets of the northern city of Valencia. The girls stretched up … Read more