Trump’s Endorsement Record Midway Through Primary Season

Former President Donald J. Trump’s endorsement has helped propel some candidates to victory, but he’s also had some notable defeats.

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How Katie Britt Used Political Savvy to Trounce Mo Brooks in Alabama

Ms. Britt, now the state’s Republican nominee for Senate, made her way to the top with an “Alabama First” message and skillful navigation of a rival’s fleeting Trump endorsement.

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Tuesday’s Elections Saw Key Wins for Trump-Inspired Candidates

The Nevada primaries capped a series of elections on Tuesday that saw key wins for Trump-inspired candidates in South Carolina and Texas.

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Eric Adams Will Endorse Gov. Kathy Hochul

The backing from Mr. Adams, the New York City mayor, could help the governor shore up support among Black and Latino voters.

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Ocasio-Cortez Turns a New York Brawl into a National Democratic Proxy Battle

By endorsing her colleague’s primary challenger, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has escalated a skirmish rippling beyond New York.

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In Alaska, the Race to Succeed Don Young Is Raucous and Crowded

Four dozen candidates, including Sarah Palin and Santa Claus, are facing a complex election schedule to follow the man who represented Alaska for 49 years.

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Trump’s Primary Losses Puncture His Invincibility

With many of Donald J. Trump’s endorsed candidates falling to defeat in recent primaries, some Republicans see an opening for a post-Trump candidate in 2024.

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Trump Didn’t Get What He Wanted This Week

When everything seems awful, one little ray of sun …

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Trump Vowed Vengeance, but Georgia Voters Rejected His Meddling

The president’s endorsed candidates were losers up and down the primary ballot, raising questions about the firmness of his grip on the Republican Party.

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Perdue Had Trump. In Georgia, Kemp Had Everything Else.

David Perdue challenged Gov. Brian Kemp because of Donald Trump’s fury over his 2020 loss. Thoroughly outflanked and failing to gain traction, he is now staring down defeat.

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Bush Dynasty, Its Influence Fading, Pins Hopes on One Last Stand in Texas

George P. Bush is running to unseat the incumbent attorney general. His family, once powerful in Texas, has become an albatross as well as an asset.

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Primaries Show Limits, and Depths, of Trump’s Power Over G.O.P. Base

The Make America Great Again movement is dominating Republican primaries. But is the former president in control of it?

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Here’s where Trump’s endorsement record stands so far.

The candidates endorsed by former President Donald J. Trump have succeeded in many of their early primaries, with some notable exceptions.

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‘Unfussy and Plain-Spoken’

John Fetterman, the Democratic Senate nominee in Pennsylvania, isn’t like most politicians in his party.

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10 Republicans on President Trump’s Sway in Georgia, Ohio and Pennsylvania

Nostalgia for the former president ran high, but his influence in big elections in swing states this month depended on the candidate.

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Republican ‘Chaos’ in Pennsylvania Threatens to Upend the Midterms

The G.O.P. thought it had 2022 all figured out. Then along came Kathy Barnette and Doug Mastriano.

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Ted Budd Thrives in G.O.P. Senate Race in North Carolina

Representative Ted Budd is proving the political potency of pairing endorsements from Donald Trump and the Club for Growth, the on-again, off-again allies.

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Dr. Oz, Celebrity Candidate in the Pennsylvania Senate Race. What’s Trump Not to Like?

Mr. Trump is putting his faith in the political value of celebrity to its purest test yet.

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How Hollywood and the Media Fueled the Political Rise of J.D. Vance

“Hillbilly Elegy,” a best-selling memoir that became a star-studded film, raised the profile of the onetime “Never Trump guy” who won an Ohio primary with the help of the former president.

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Trump Endorses Doug Mastriano for Pennsylvania Governor

Mr. Mastriano, who has promoted many false claims of a stolen 2020 election, was the leading Republican candidate for governor even before Donald Trump’s endorsement.

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Fox News Hosts Splinter as Chaotic Pennsylvania Primaries Heat Up

The rise of Kathy Barnette in the state’s G.O.P. Senate race has divided the network’s stars, with some backing her and others going on the attack to help a rival, Dr. Mehmet Oz.

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Hard-Liners Gain in Pennsylvania G.O.P. Races, Worrying Both Parties

Doug Mastriano and Kathy Barnette are amplifying Donald Trump’s stolen-election lie in two key races. Republicans fear they could lose in November. Democrats fear they could win.

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Can Trump Get Bo Hines, a 26-Year-Old Political Novice, Elected to Congress?

Bo Hines, a leading candidate in a Republican House primary next week in North Carolina, has little political experience but holds major campaign advantages, including money and powerful backers.

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How Trump Helped Transform Nebraska Into a Toxic Political Hellhole

The state has a long tradition of workaday populism and civil bipartisanship, but in just a few years, it has moved swiftly to the right.

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Trump Figures in West Virginia House Race

The incumbent-on-incumbent Republican primary between Representatives Alex Mooney and David McKinley on Tuesday will again test the former president’s grip on the G.O.P.

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A Trump Win in Ohio

We look at last night’s election results.

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J.D. Vance’s Victory in Ohio Is More Proof. Trump Has Already Won.

Trump hasn’t endorsed all Republicans, but almost all have endorsed Trump.

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Vance Wins Republican Senate Primary in Ohio After Nod From Trump

J.D. Vance, the author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” won a G.O.P. race that saw nearly $80 million in television advertising.

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The Mar-a-Lago Midterms

Former President Donald J. Trump has turned his Florida club into a shadow Republican Party headquarters. The elections will test his continued sway.

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J.D. Vance Knows Who’s Starring in the Ohio Senate Race. (It’s Not Him.)

Mr. Vance is arguably a perfect test case for Mr. Trump: weak enough to need a boost but with enough potential to make him a worthwhile risk.

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Republican Primaries in May Will Test Trump’s Continued Pull

The upcoming Republican primaries are a critical test of the former president’s grip on the G.O.P. Here are the key races to watch.

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Trump as a Modern-Day Party Boss: Hoarding Cash and Doling Out Favors

Hoarding cash, doling out favors and seeking to crush rivals, the former president is dominating the G.O.P., preparing for another race and helping loyalists oust officials who thwarted his attempted subversion of the 2020 election.

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Mar-a-Lago Machine: Trump as a Modern-Day Party Boss

Hoarding cash, doling out favors and seeking to crush rivals, the former president is dominating the G.O.P., preparing for another race and helping loyalists oust officials who thwarted his attempted subversion of the 2020 election.

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Trump’s Focus on 2020 Election Splits Michigan Republicans

The former president is trying to reshape the battleground state in his image. But his false claims about the 2020 election are driving a wedge between loyalists and those who are eager to move on.

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Ohio Republicans Scramble as Trump Endorsement Hangs Over Senate Race

The news that Donald Trump might soon endorse J.D. Vance, the author and venture capitalist, prompted some Republican leaders in Ohio to try to prevent the move.

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Trump endorses Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania Senate race

The former president threw his weight behind the celebrity doctor, who is running for the Republican nomination for senator in a key state.

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In Georgia, a Campaign Fueled by Trump’s Revenge Sputters

The former president plans to rally Republicans on Saturday in an attempt to jump-start David Perdue’s campaign to unseat Gov. Brian Kemp.

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How the 2022 Primaries Are Testing Trump’s Role as the G.O.P. ‘Kingpin’

Two of Donald Trump’s most prominent Senate endorsements have already backfired. Now the month of May looms large to measure his pull on the party.

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The Weather’s Warming. The Politics Are Alarming.

Can’t really avoid Trump any season.

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Trump Rescinds Endorsement of Mo Brooks for Senate in Alabama

Mr. Brooks, a staunch ally of the former president, has been falling behind in the state’s Republican primary and struggled to raise money.

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Dr. Oz’s Heritage Is Targeted as Rivals Vie for Trump Backing

The Senate candidate’s Turkish background has emerged as a focus of David McCormick’s attacks in Pennsylvania’s G.O.P. primary.

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In South Carolina, Nikki Haley Finds Some Distance from Trump

Nikki Haley, the former United Nations ambassador, used a well-timed endorsement of Representative Nancy Mace to get on the opposite side of the former president.

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Kevin McCarthy Backs Liz Cheney’s Challenger, Escalating a Party Feud

The top House Republican’s unusual intervention in a primary marked the party’s latest move against Ms. Cheney, who has been a vocal critic of Donald J. Trump.

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Letitia James Doesn’t Need to Run for Governor to Grab the Spotlight

Ms. James, the New York attorney general, highlighted her work on matters related to former President Donald J. Trump as she accepted a nomination for re-election.

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Hochul Is the Star as Democrats Gather for a Cuomo-Free Convention

Gov. Kathy Hochul was to receive the Democratic nomination for governor on Thursday, as she seeks her first full term after succeeding Andrew Cuomo.

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Working Families Party Endorses Jumaane Williams for Governor

Mr. Williams, New York City’s left-leaning public advocate, is waging a primary challenge against Gov. Kathy Hochul, a moderate from Buffalo.

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Trump Endorses Viktor Orban, Hungary’s Far-Right Prime Minister

Democracy in Hungary has been backsliding under Mr. Orban, whose efforts to consolidate power have caused consternation in the European Union.

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The Upcoming Elections That Could Shake Both Parties

Control of the Senate hangs on a few state races.

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G.O.P. Is Energized, but ‘Trump Cancel Culture’ Poses a Threat

The former president, tightening his grip on the party as a haphazard kingmaker, threatens Republican incumbents and endorses questionable candidates.

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Under Caribbean Skies, New York Power Brokers Shape a Crucial Race

The contest for City Council speaker was in high gear at a political gathering in Puerto Rico, where candidates politicked among the palm trees.

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