• Trump's Senate candidate in Alaska lost to Lisa Murkowski, the latest in a string of failures for his endorsees

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
    GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski held onto her Senate seat in Alaska, despite opposition from Trump.
    Trump-backed rival Kelly Tshibaka conceded the election on Wednesday.
    The race is the latest in a string of failed Trump endorsees in the midterms.
    Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski held onto her seat in Alaska, in the latest failure by Trump-endorsed candidates to reshape the party in the former president's image. Murkowski was projected as the winner in Alaska late on Wednesday, according to Insider's election partner Decision Desk HQ...
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  • Arizona's Republican governor congratulated Democrat successor despite her Trump-backed opponent refusing to concede

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey at a news conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on December 2, 2020. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File
    Arizona GOP Gov. Doug Ducey congratulated new governor Katie Hobbs.
    This despite Hobbs' GOP opponent Kari Lake refusing to concede the race.
    Top Republicans are largely ignoring fraud claims pushed by Trump allies defeated in the midterms.
    Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey congratulated Democrat Katie Hobbs on Wednesday, after she secured enough votes to succeed him, despite the refusal of her Trump-backed GOP rival, Kari Lake, to accept defeat. Last week Hobbs was...
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