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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The Power of Lies in an Age of Political Fiction

To the fabulist go the spoils?

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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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What We’re Watching For in the Nebraska and West Virginia Primaries

Republican voters in the two states will choose nominees for governor and the House in races that pit Trump-backed candidates against rivals supported by each state’s governor.

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In Nebraska, a Trump-Inspired Candidate Cracks Open Divide in the G.O.P.

Charles W. Herbster’s bid for governor has set off a bitter fight for power in a state once known for its genteel politics.

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David McCormick’s Financial Disclosures in Senate Race Reveal His Wealth

The Republican Senate candidate’s financial disclosure statement depicts a wealthy man comfortable walking the halls of power.

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As G.O.P. Candidates Face Accusations, Rivals Tread Carefully

In several states, Republican candidates are contending with allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault. Few of their primary rivals want to talk about it.

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Nebraska State Senator Says Candidate for Governor Groped Her

The state senator, Julie Slama, confirmed a news report saying that Charles Herbster, a leading candidate for governor, had touched her inappropriately in 2019. He denied the allegations.

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