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  • Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract

    Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract

    Friday, July 19 2019 10:01 AM EDT2019-07-19 14:01:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says the administration will "take a very long look" at a massive multibillion-dollar contract the Pentagon is about to award for a cloud computing system.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the administration will "take a very long look" at a massive multibillion-dollar contract the Pentagon is about to award for a cloud computing system.More >>
  • 2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff

    2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff

    Friday, July 19 2019 10:01 AM EDT2019-07-19 14:01:42 GMT
    The Democratic presidential candidates will find out their second debate matchups Thursday evening in a drawing broadcast live on CNN.More >>
    The Democratic presidential candidates will find out their second debate matchups Thursday evening in a drawing broadcast live on CNN.More >>
  • American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

    American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

    Friday, July 19 2019 10:01 AM EDT2019-07-19 14:01:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony where Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will present a 48-star flag flown on a U.S. Naval vessel during the D-Day invasion, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 18,...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony where Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will present a 48-star flag flown on a U.S. Naval vessel during the D-Day invasion, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 18,...
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony where Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will present a 48-star flag flown on a U.S. Naval vessel during the D-Day invasion, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 18,...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony where Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will present a 48-star flag flown on a U.S. Naval vessel during the D-Day invasion, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 18,...
    President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries.More >>
    President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries.More >>
  • How to beat Trump? Dems divided as he rams race onto ballot

    How to beat Trump? Dems divided as he rams race onto ballot

    Friday, July 19 2019 9:58 AM EDT2019-07-19 13:58:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., a target of racist rhetoric from President Donald Trump, walks from the House to her office following votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., a target of racist rhetoric from President Donald Trump, walks from the House to her office following votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 18, 2019.
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., a target of racist rhetoric from President Donald Trump, walks from the House to her office following votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., a target of racist rhetoric from President Donald Trump, walks from the House to her office following votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 18, 2019.
    Trump's race-baiting divides Democrats: Make it a main issue or focus on 'kitchen-table' matters?.More >>
    Trump's race-baiting divides Democrats: Make it a main issue or focus on 'kitchen-table' matters?.More >>
  • Homeland Security chief: Family border separations are down

    Homeland Security chief: Family border separations are down

    Friday, July 19 2019 7:00 AM EDT2019-07-19 11:00:56 GMT
    Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from their parents at the border during this budget year.More >>
    Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from their parents at the border during this budget year.More >>
  • Senators: Bill on 9/11 victims fund to be voted on next week

    Senators: Bill on 9/11 victims fund to be voted on next week

    Friday, July 19 2019 3:42 AM EDT2019-07-19 07:42:13 GMT
    (Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP). U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, speaks at the AARP Presidential Forum at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.(Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP). U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, speaks at the AARP Presidential Forum at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
    (Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP). U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, speaks at the AARP Presidential Forum at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.(Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP). U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, speaks at the AARP Presidential Forum at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
    Senators from both parties say they have an agreement to vote on a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.More >>
    Senators from both parties say they have an agreement to vote on a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.More >>
  • Trump disavows 'send her back' cry, Omar stands defiant

    Trump disavows 'send her back' cry, Omar stands defiant

    Friday, July 19 2019 12:49 AM EDT2019-07-19 04:49:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
    Some in GOP chastise Trump rally's cries to 'send her back'.More >>
    Some in GOP chastise Trump rally's cries to 'send her back'.More >>
  • Tim Ryan will take stage on first night of CNN debate

    Tim Ryan will take stage on first night of CNN debate

    Thursday, July 18 2019 10:08 PM EDT2019-07-19 02:08:13 GMT
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    AP Photo/David J. PhillipAP Photo/David J. Phillip

    CNN's live debate draw revealed that Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan will take the debate stage on July 30.  July 30 is the first night of the second Democratic debate.  Ryan will take the stage at 8 pm on CNN.  The following candidates will take the stage on July 30:  Marianne Williamson John Delaney John Hickenlooper Tim Ryan Steve Bullock Amy Klobuchar Beto O'Rourke Pete Buttigieg Elizabeth Warren Bernie Sanders The second night of the debat...

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    CNN's live debate draw revealed that Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan will take the debate stage on July 30.  July 30 is the first night of the second Democratic debate.  Ryan will take the stage at 8 pm on CNN.  The following candidates will take the stage on July 30:  Marianne Williamson John Delaney John Hickenlooper Tim Ryan Steve Bullock Amy Klobuchar Beto O'Rourke Pete Buttigieg Elizabeth Warren Bernie Sanders The second night of the debat...

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  • Trump leans on issue of race in bid for a 2nd term in 2020

    Trump leans on issue of race in bid for a 2nd term in 2020

    Thursday, July 18 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-07-18 19:41:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
    Trump leaning on issue of race to win a second term in 2020.More >>
    Trump leaning on issue of race to win a second term in 2020.More >>
  • Elizabeth Warren pitches new constraints on private equity

    Elizabeth Warren pitches new constraints on private equity

    Thursday, July 18 2019 12:41 PM EDT2019-07-18 16:41:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Secretary of the Army and Secretary of Defense nominee Mark Esper during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, J...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Secretary of the Army and Secretary of Defense nominee Mark Esper during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, J...
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Secretary of the Army and Secretary of Defense nominee Mark Esper during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, J...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Secretary of the Army and Secretary of Defense nominee Mark Esper during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, J...
    2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry.More >>
    2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry.More >>
  • Tim Ryan qualifies for next debate

    Tim Ryan qualifies for next debate

    Wednesday, July 17 2019 6:42 PM EDT2019-07-17 22:42:02 GMT
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

    Valley congressman Tim Ryan has made the cut for the next Democratic Presidental Debate. 

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    Valley congressman Tim Ryan has made the cut for the next Democratic Presidental Debate. 

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  • CNN plans to set debate lineup reminiscent of sports

    CNN plans to set debate lineup reminiscent of sports

    Wednesday, July 17 2019 10:41 AM EDT2019-07-17 14:41:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE - This June 27, 2019 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidates from left, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice-President Joe Biden...(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE - This June 27, 2019 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidates from left, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice-President Joe Biden...
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE - This June 27, 2019 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidates from left, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice-President Joe Biden...(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE - This June 27, 2019 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidates from left, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice-President Joe Biden...
    CNN is televising a lottery this week to set the lineup for its two-night Democratic primary debate later this month.More >>
    CNN is televising a lottery this week to set the lineup for its two-night Democratic primary debate later this month.More >>
  • Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

    Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

    Wednesday, July 17 2019 7:31 AM EDT2019-07-17 11:31:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Londonderry, N.H.(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Londonderry, N.H.
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Londonderry, N.H.(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Londonderry, N.H.
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is running as the defender of Obamacare and promising to expand the 2010 health care measure.More >>
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is running as the defender of Obamacare and promising to expand the 2010 health care measure.More >>
  • Trump's new asylum rules go into effect, and opponents sue

    Trump's new asylum rules go into effect, and opponents sue

    Wednesday, July 17 2019 2:31 AM EDT2019-07-17 06:31:25 GMT
    (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP). FILE - In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.(Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP). FILE - In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.
    (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP). FILE - In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.(Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP). FILE - In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.
    Dozens of immigrants are lining up at a Mexico border crossing, waiting to learn how the Trump administration's plans to end most asylum protections will affect their hopes of taking refuge in the United States.More >>
    Dozens of immigrants are lining up at a Mexico border crossing, waiting to learn how the Trump administration's plans to end most asylum protections will affect their hopes of taking refuge in the United States.More >>
  • House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

    House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

    Wednesday, July 17 2019 12:42 AM EDT2019-07-17 04:42:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington.
    Trump continues racist criticism of four liberal congresswomen, says many people agree with him.More >>
    Trump continues racist criticism of four liberal congresswomen, says many people agree with him.More >>
  • Polls show sour views of race relations in Trump's America

    Polls show sour views of race relations in Trump's America

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 6:11 PM EDT2019-07-16 22:11:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019.
    Even before Trump's racist tweets toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, Americans considered race relations in the US to be generally bad _ and said that Trump has been making them worse.More >>
    Even before Trump's racist tweets toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, Americans considered race relations in the US to be generally bad _ and said that Trump has been making them worse.More >>
  • Trump moves to effectively end asylum at southern border

    Trump moves to effectively end asylum at southern border

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 6:02 PM EDT2019-07-16 22:02:08 GMT
    (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP). FILE - In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.(Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP). FILE - In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.
    (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP). FILE - In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.(Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP). FILE - In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019.
    The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants who pass through Mexico.More >>
    The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants who pass through Mexico.More >>
  • Trump tweets send stinging message to countless Americans

    Trump tweets send stinging message to countless Americans

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 5:51 PM EDT2019-07-16 21:51:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). A pedestrian crosses Gratiot Avenue in Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., 13th district in Detroit, Monday, July 15, 2019. Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of col...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). A pedestrian crosses Gratiot Avenue in Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., 13th district in Detroit, Monday, July 15, 2019. Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of col...
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). A pedestrian crosses Gratiot Avenue in Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., 13th district in Detroit, Monday, July 15, 2019. Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of col...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). A pedestrian crosses Gratiot Avenue in Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., 13th district in Detroit, Monday, July 15, 2019. Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of col...
    President Donald Trump's recent tweet telling four congresswomen to "go back to where they came from" sent a stinging message to many Americans that they are not fully welcome in their own country.More >>
    President Donald Trump's recent tweet telling four congresswomen to "go back to where they came from" sent a stinging message to many Americans that they are not fully welcome in their own country.More >>
  • Top Senate Democrat gives backing to reparations bill

    Top Senate Democrat gives backing to reparations bill

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 5:21 PM EDT2019-07-16 21:21:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., rides the escalator on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, as he heads to a briefing on election security.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., rides the escalator on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, as he heads to a briefing on election security.
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., rides the escalator on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, as he heads to a briefing on election security.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., rides the escalator on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, as he heads to a briefing on election security.
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he supports legislation that would create a commission to study reparations for the descendants of enslaved black people in the United States.More >>
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he supports legislation that would create a commission to study reparations for the descendants of enslaved black people in the United States.More >>
  • Biden cancer nonprofit suspends operations indefinitely

    Biden cancer nonprofit suspends operations indefinitely

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 3:21 PM EDT2019-07-16 19:21:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a house party campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Atkinson, N.H.(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a house party campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Atkinson, N.H.
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a house party campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Atkinson, N.H.(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a house party campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Atkinson, N.H.
    A nonprofit set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relies on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspended its operations.More >>
    A nonprofit set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relies on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspended its operations.More >>
  • O'Rourke raises just $3.6M, a big drop from last quarter

    O'Rourke raises just $3.6M, a big drop from last quarter

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 1:41 PM EDT2019-07-16 17:41:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the Carroll County Democrats Fourth of July Barbecue, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Carroll, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the Carroll County Democrats Fourth of July Barbecue, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Carroll, Iowa.
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the Carroll County Democrats Fourth of July Barbecue, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Carroll, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the Carroll County Democrats Fourth of July Barbecue, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Carroll, Iowa.
    A show of fundraising force by top Democratic White House hopefuls in the second quarter has eased worries that the party would struggle to stockpile cash for the general election fight with President Donald Trump.More >>
    A show of fundraising force by top Democratic White House hopefuls in the second quarter has eased worries that the party would struggle to stockpile cash for the general election fight with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • A look at the 'squad' that Trump targeted in racist tweets

    A look at the 'squad' that Trump targeted in racist tweets

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 10:41 AM EDT2019-07-16 14:41:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee...
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee...
    A look at the 'squad' that Trump targeted in racist tweets.More >>
    A look at the 'squad' that Trump targeted in racist tweets.More >>
  • Booker's Iowa senior adviser leaves, citing personal reasons

    Booker's Iowa senior adviser leaves, citing personal reasons

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 7:21 AM EDT2019-07-16 11:21:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker speaks during a presidential candidates forum sponsored by AARP and The Des Moines Register, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker speaks during a presidential candidates forum sponsored by AARP and The Des Moines Register, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker speaks during a presidential candidates forum sponsored by AARP and The Des Moines Register, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker speaks during a presidential candidates forum sponsored by AARP and The Des Moines Register, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker's Iowa senior adviser is departing his 2020 presidential campaign, leaving Booker without a top staffer in a key early voting state.More >>
    New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker's Iowa senior adviser is departing his 2020 presidential campaign, leaving Booker without a top staffer in a key early voting state.More >>
  • GOP won't fully rebuke Trump attacks on women lawmakers

    GOP won't fully rebuke Trump attacks on women lawmakers

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 3:20 AM EDT2019-07-16 07:20:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington.
    Top Republicans remained largely silent after President Donald Trump said over the weekend that four women of color in Congress should "go back" to the countries they came from. By Monday, some were speaking out.More >>
    Top Republicans remained largely silent after President Donald Trump said over the weekend that four women of color in Congress should "go back" to the countries they came from. By Monday, some were speaking out.More >>
  • Trump digs in on racist tweets: 'Many people agree with me'

    Trump digs in on racist tweets: 'Many people agree with me'

    Tuesday, July 16 2019 12:12 AM EDT2019-07-16 04:12:03 GMT
    (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawma...(Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawma...
    (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawma...(Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawma...
    Trump says 4 congresswomen of color should go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries, but all are U.S. citizens and only one is foreign-born.More >>
    Trump says 4 congresswomen of color should go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries, but all are U.S. citizens and only one is foreign-born.More >>
  • Harris blasts, and takes money from, Epstein's law firm

    Harris blasts, and takes money from, Epstein's law firm

    Monday, July 15 2019 10:31 PM EDT2019-07-16 02:31:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). Supporters applaud as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., greets supporters after speaking at a house party in Gilford, N.H., Sunday, July 14, 2019.(AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). Supporters applaud as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., greets supporters after speaking at a house party in Gilford, N.H., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
    (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). Supporters applaud as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., greets supporters after speaking at a house party in Gilford, N.H., Sunday, July 14, 2019.(AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). Supporters applaud as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., greets supporters after speaking at a house party in Gilford, N.H., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
    Kamala Harris' raised money from a group of attorneys on the same day she blasted their firm's work on the Jeffrey Epstein case for calling "into question the integrity of our legal system.".More >>
    Kamala Harris' raised money from a group of attorneys on the same day she blasted their firm's work on the Jeffrey Epstein case for calling "into question the integrity of our legal system.".More >>
  • Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately

    Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately

    Monday, July 15 2019 10:14 PM EDT2019-07-16 02:14:07 GMT

    Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups. T

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    Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups. T

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  • Tim Ryan visits Florida migrant child detention center

    Tim Ryan visits Florida migrant child detention center

    Monday, July 15 2019 9:46 PM EDT2019-07-16 01:46:59 GMT
    AP Photo/Lynne SladkyAP Photo/Lynne Sladky
    AP Photo/Lynne SladkyAP Photo/Lynne Sladky

    Congressman Tim Ryan visited the Homestead Emergency Influx Care facility on Monday.

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    Congressman Tim Ryan visited the Homestead Emergency Influx Care facility on Monday.

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  • In Buttigieg and Biden, Dems confront generational divide

    In Buttigieg and Biden, Dems confront generational divide

    Monday, July 15 2019 6:20 PM EDT2019-07-15 22:20:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, speaks as former vice president Joe Biden gestures during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, speaks as former vice president Joe Biden gestures during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News...
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, speaks as former vice president Joe Biden gestures during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, speaks as former vice president Joe Biden gestures during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News...
    Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg represent the generational poles of the crowded Democratic presidential primary.More >>
    Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg represent the generational poles of the crowded Democratic presidential primary.More >>
  • California lawmakers consider new rules for political ads

    California lawmakers consider new rules for political ads

    Monday, July 15 2019 4:12 PM EDT2019-07-15 20:12:29 GMT
    California lawmakers are weighing whether to demand more transparency from groups buying political advertising.More >>
    California lawmakers are weighing whether to demand more transparency from groups buying political advertising.More >>
  • NBC/WSJ poll: Trump trails Biden, Warren and Sanders

    NBC/WSJ poll: Trump trails Biden, Warren and Sanders

    Monday, July 15 2019 10:19 AM EDT2019-07-15 14:19:33 GMT

    President Donald Trump trails the top Democratic contenders in hypothetical matchups, according to the national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll’s first ballot tests of the 2020 general election.

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    President Donald Trump trails the top Democratic contenders in hypothetical matchups, according to the national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll’s first ballot tests of the 2020 general election.

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  • Barr: Justice Dept. is 'all in' on criminal justice overhaul

    Barr: Justice Dept. is 'all in' on criminal justice overhaul

    Monday, July 15 2019 9:01 AM EDT2019-07-15 13:01:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr attends the 2019 Prison Reform Summit and First Step Act Celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington. About 2,000 inmates are expect...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr attends the 2019 Prison Reform Summit and First Step Act Celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington. About 2,000 inmates are expect...
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr attends the 2019 Prison Reform Summit and First Step Act Celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington. About 2,000 inmates are expect...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr attends the 2019 Prison Reform Summit and First Step Act Celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington. About 2,000 inmates are expect...
    About 2,200 inmates are expected to be released from federal prisons across the U.S. next week under a sweeping criminal justice overhaul that was signed into law last year.More >>
    About 2,200 inmates are expected to be released from federal prisons across the U.S. next week under a sweeping criminal justice overhaul that was signed into law last year.More >>
  • Trump applauds far-right social media provocateurs

    Trump applauds far-right social media provocateurs

    Monday, July 15 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-07-15 11:11:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is on a Twitter tirade ahead of a White House 'Social Media Summit,' a gathering of mostly conservative groups.More >>
    President Donald Trump is on a Twitter tirade ahead of a White House 'Social Media Summit,' a gathering of mostly conservative groups.More >>
  • Setbacks for Trump's drive to lower prescription drug costs

    Setbacks for Trump's drive to lower prescription drug costs

    Monday, July 15 2019 12:21 AM EDT2019-07-15 04:21:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks about kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks about kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks about kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks about kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington.
    The White House says President Donald Trump is withdrawing a plan that would have eased the financial bite of drug costs for people on Medicare by allowing them to receive rebates that drugmakers now pay insurers...More >>
    The White House says President Donald Trump is withdrawing a plan that would have eased the financial bite of drug costs for people on Medicare by allowing them to receive rebates that drugmakers now pay insurers and middlemen.More >>
  • Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cages

    Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cages

    Sunday, July 14 2019 4:20 PM EDT2019-07-14 20:20:41 GMT
    (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP). US Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade enters the migrant tent city on Friday, July 12, 2019, in Donna, Texas.(Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP). US Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade enters the migrant tent city on Friday, July 12, 2019, in Donna, Texas.
    (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP). US Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade enters the migrant tent city on Friday, July 12, 2019, in Donna, Texas.(Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP). US Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade enters the migrant tent city on Friday, July 12, 2019, in Donna, Texas.
    Acknowledging "this is tough stuff," Vice President Mike Pence says he was not surprised by what he saw Friday as he toured a Texas Border Patrol station.More >>
    Acknowledging "this is tough stuff," Vice President Mike Pence says he was not surprised by what he saw Friday as he toured a Texas Border Patrol station.More >>
  • Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

    Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

    Sunday, July 14 2019 9:50 AM EDT2019-07-14 13:50:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Flyers in English and Spanish are shown stacked at a nearby restaurant before immigration advocates gather them and hand them out, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami. The Trump administration is...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Flyers in English and Spanish are shown stacked at a nearby restaurant before immigration advocates gather them and hand them out, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami. The Trump administration is...
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Flyers in English and Spanish are shown stacked at a nearby restaurant before immigration advocates gather them and hand them out, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami. The Trump administration is...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Flyers in English and Spanish are shown stacked at a nearby restaurant before immigration advocates gather them and hand them out, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami. The Trump administration is...
    President Donald Trump says a nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally will begin Sunday.More >>
    President Donald Trump says a nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally will begin Sunday.More >>
  • Trump citizenship plan will face logistical, legal hurdles

    Trump citizenship plan will face logistical, legal hurdles

    Saturday, July 13 2019 8:11 PM EDT2019-07-14 00:11:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump is joined by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as he speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 11, 2019.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump is joined by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as he speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 11, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump is joined by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as he speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 11, 2019.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump is joined by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as he speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 11, 2019.
    Trump abandons controversial bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, directs agencies dig through existing databases.More >>
    Trump abandons controversial bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, directs agencies dig through existing databases.More >>
  • Tim Ryan presidential campaign has raised $895,000

    Tim Ryan presidential campaign has raised $895,000

    Saturday, July 13 2019 11:37 AM EDT2019-07-13 15:37:09 GMT
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

    Valley Congressman Tim Ryan released a statement on Friday showing the amount of money the campaign has raised.

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    Valley Congressman Tim Ryan released a statement on Friday showing the amount of money the campaign has raised.

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  • Special counsel Mueller's testimony delayed until July 24

    Special counsel Mueller's testimony delayed until July 24

    Saturday, July 13 2019 8:41 AM EDT2019-07-13 12:41:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, som...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, som...
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, som...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, som...
    House Democrats are considering a delay of special counsel Robert Mueller's high-profile hearing next week, a development that comes amid concerns over the short length of the scheduled hearings before two committees.More >>
    House Democrats are considering a delay of special counsel Robert Mueller's high-profile hearing next week, a development that comes amid concerns over the short length of the scheduled hearings before two committees.More >>
  • Acosta exits; Trump's big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

    Acosta exits; Trump's big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

    Saturday, July 13 2019 1:28 AM EDT2019-07-13 05:28:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, ...
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, ...
    Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is resigning from President Donald Trump's Cabinet amid scrutiny of his handling of a secret plea deal with a financier accused of sexually underage girls.More >>
    Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is resigning from President Donald Trump's Cabinet amid scrutiny of his handling of a secret plea deal with a financier accused of sexually underage girls.More >>
  • Democratic candidate Kirsten Gillibrand visits Youngstown

    Democratic candidate Kirsten Gillibrand visits Youngstown

    Friday, July 12 2019 2:53 PM EDT2019-07-12 18:53:32 GMT

    Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand hosted a roundtable at Cassese's MVR in Youngstown Thursday.  

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    Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand hosted a roundtable at Cassese's MVR in Youngstown Thursday.  

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  • House panel authorizes subpoenas tied to Mueller report

    House panel authorizes subpoenas tied to Mueller report

    Friday, July 12 2019 12:41 AM EDT2019-07-12 04:41:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., arrives for a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., arrives for a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., arrives for a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., arrives for a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
    The House Judiciary Committee is voting to authorize subpoenas for twelve people tied to special counsel Robert Mueller's report, including President Donald Trump's son in law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney...More >>
    The House Judiciary Committee is voting to authorize subpoenas for twelve people tied to special counsel Robert Mueller's report, including President Donald Trump's son in law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.More >>
  • Trump administration plans immigration enforcement operation

    Trump administration plans immigration enforcement operation

    Friday, July 12 2019 12:41 AM EDT2019-07-12 04:41:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump speaks at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., on his way returning back to the White House, Sunday, July 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump speaks at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., on his way returning back to the White House, Sunday, July 7, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump speaks at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., on his way returning back to the White House, Sunday, July 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump speaks at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., on his way returning back to the White House, Sunday, July 7, 2019.
    A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump.More >>
    A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Trump abandons bid to include citizenship question on census

    Trump abandons bid to include citizenship question on census

    Friday, July 12 2019 12:31 AM EDT2019-07-12 04:31:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma look on as President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Build...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma look on as President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Build...
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma look on as President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Build...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma look on as President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Build...
    President Donald Trump says he'll hold a news conference to talk about the 2020 census and his push to include a question on citizenship.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he'll hold a news conference to talk about the 2020 census and his push to include a question on citizenship.More >>
  • Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as president

    Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as president

    Thursday, July 11 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-07-12 03:01:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Sumter, S.C, on Saturday, July 6, 2019.(AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Sumter, S.C, on Saturday, July 6, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Sumter, S.C, on Saturday, July 6, 2019.(AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Sumter, S.C, on Saturday, July 6, 2019.
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is promising to refocus American foreign policy to combat the authoritarianism and global instability he says are proliferating under President Donald Trump.More >>
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is promising to refocus American foreign policy to combat the authoritarianism and global instability he says are proliferating under President Donald Trump.More >>
  • AP Interview: Buttigieg discusses his plan to tackle racism

    AP Interview: Buttigieg discusses his plan to tackle racism

    Thursday, July 11 2019 8:41 PM EDT2019-07-12 00:41:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). In this July 7, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans. Buttigieg has a message for white liberals who decry racism: “Good intentions ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). In this July 7, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans. Buttigieg has a message for white liberals who decry racism: “Good intentions ...
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). In this July 7, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans. Buttigieg has a message for white liberals who decry racism: “Good intentions ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). In this July 7, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans. Buttigieg has a message for white liberals who decry racism: “Good intentions ...
    AP Interview: Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a message for white liberals who decry racism: 'Good intentions are not going to be enough'.More >>
    AP Interview: Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a message for white liberals who decry racism: 'Good intentions are not going to be enough'.More >>
  • Trump defends Acosta but will look 'closely' at Epstein deal

    Trump defends Acosta but will look 'closely' at Epstein deal

    Thursday, July 11 2019 6:01 PM EDT2019-07-11 22:01:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta listen during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the W...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta listen during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the W...
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta listen during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the W...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta listen during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the W...
    A growing collection of other congressional Democrats say President Donald Trump's labor secretary should quit because of his role in a 2008 plea deal that let a billionaire financier escape prison time for alleged...More >>
    A growing collection of other congressional Democrats say President Donald Trump's labor secretary should quit because of his role in a 2008 plea deal that let a billionaire financier escape prison time for alleged sex crimes.More >>
  • US budget deficit jumps 23% through June

    US budget deficit jumps 23% through June

    Thursday, July 11 2019 4:31 PM EDT2019-07-11 20:31:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - This June 12, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Thursday, July 11, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - This June 12, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Thursday, July 11, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June.
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - This June 12, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Thursday, July 11, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - This June 12, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Thursday, July 11, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June.
    US budget deficit increases to $747.1 billion, up 23.1%, over last year.More >>
    US budget deficit increases to $747.1 billion, up 23.1%, over last year.More >>
  • Democrats acknowledge questioning Mueller 'will not be easy'

    Democrats acknowledge questioning Mueller 'will not be easy'

    Thursday, July 11 2019 1:21 PM EDT2019-07-11 17:21:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, som...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, som...
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, som...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, som...
    Democrats prepare for Mueller questioning as the former special counsel has made clear he's a reluctant witness.More >>
    Democrats prepare for Mueller questioning as the former special counsel has made clear he's a reluctant witness.More >>
  • Powell's message to Congress: Rate cut is likely coming soon

    Powell's message to Congress: Rate cut is likely coming soon

    Thursday, July 11 2019 10:37 AM EDT2019-07-11 14:37:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell concludes a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Wednesday, July 10, the Federa...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell concludes a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Wednesday, July 10, the Federa...
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell concludes a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Wednesday, July 10, the Federa...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell concludes a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Wednesday, July 10, the Federa...
    Powell's testimony to Congress will be studied for any signs of a coming rate cut.More >>
    Powell's testimony to Congress will be studied for any signs of a coming rate cut.More >>
  • Trump officials warn of 'active threats' to US elections

    Trump officials warn of 'active threats' to US elections

    Thursday, July 11 2019 9:51 AM EDT2019-07-11 13:51:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, listens as Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., left, speaks to reporters following the weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, listens as Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., left, speaks to reporters following the weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, listens as Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., left, speaks to reporters following the weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, listens as Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., left, speaks to reporters following the weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
    The Trump administration is briefing Congress on steps it's taken to improve election security in the wake of Russian interference in 2016.More >>
    The Trump administration is briefing Congress on steps it's taken to improve election security in the wake of Russian interference in 2016.More >>
  • UK ambassador to US quits after leaked cables enrage Trump

    UK ambassador to US quits after leaked cables enrage Trump

    Thursday, July 11 2019 7:01 AM EDT2019-07-11 11:01:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, British Ambassador Kim Darroch hosts a National Economists Club event at the British Embassy in Washington. Leaked diplomatic cables published Sunday, July 7,2 019, in a British newspa...(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, British Ambassador Kim Darroch hosts a National Economists Club event at the British Embassy in Washington. Leaked diplomatic cables published Sunday, July 7,2 019, in a British newspa...
    (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, British Ambassador Kim Darroch hosts a National Economists Club event at the British Embassy in Washington. Leaked diplomatic cables published Sunday, July 7,2 019, in a British newspa...(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, British Ambassador Kim Darroch hosts a National Economists Club event at the British Embassy in Washington. Leaked diplomatic cables published Sunday, July 7,2 019, in a British newspa...
    The U.K. Foreign Office says Britain's ambassador to the United States has resigned just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked.More >>
    The U.K. Foreign Office says Britain's ambassador to the United States has resigned just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked.More >>
  • Congress has ambitious agenda tackling health care costs

    Congress has ambitious agenda tackling health care costs

    Thursday, July 11 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-07-11 09:11:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 20, 2019 photo, the Capitol is seen from the roof of the Canadian Embassy in Washington. Health care is on the agenda for Congress when lawmakers return, and it’s not another battle over the Obama-era Afford...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 20, 2019 photo, the Capitol is seen from the roof of the Canadian Embassy in Washington. Health care is on the agenda for Congress when lawmakers return, and it’s not another battle over the Obama-era Afford...
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 20, 2019 photo, the Capitol is seen from the roof of the Canadian Embassy in Washington. Health care is on the agenda for Congress when lawmakers return, and it’s not another battle over the Obama-era Afford...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 20, 2019 photo, the Capitol is seen from the roof of the Canadian Embassy in Washington. Health care is on the agenda for Congress when lawmakers return, and it’s not another battle over the Obama-era Afford...
    Lawmakers returning from their Fourth of July recess are trying to set aside their differences over the Obama-era Affordable Care Act and working toward a bipartisan agreement on a more immediate health care issue...More >>
    Lawmakers returning from their Fourth of July recess are trying to set aside their differences over the Obama-era Affordable Care Act and working toward a bipartisan agreement on a more immediate health care issue _ lowering costs for people with coverage.More >>
  • Pelosi implores Democrats to unify, warning of dangers ahead

    Pelosi implores Democrats to unify, warning of dangers ahead

    Thursday, July 11 2019 12:01 AM EDT2019-07-11 04:01:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington. They don’t talk to each other much, Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Oca...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington. They don’t talk to each other much, Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Oca...
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington. They don’t talk to each other much, Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Oca...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington. They don’t talk to each other much, Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Oca...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez don't talk much to each other, but the way they are speaking at one another threatens party unity and underscores broader tensions reshaping the...More >>
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez don't talk much to each other, but the way they are speaking at one another threatens party unity and underscores broader tensions reshaping the Democrats.More >>
  • Mercer County changing to paper ballots for elections

    Mercer County changing to paper ballots for elections

    Wednesday, July 10 2019 9:22 PM EDT2019-07-11 01:22:40 GMT

    Voters in Pennsylvania will be using paper ballots during the 2020 election.

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    Voters in Pennsylvania will be using paper ballots during the 2020 election.

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  • Poll: Military vets back Trump but many wary of his judgment

    Poll: Military vets back Trump but many wary of his judgment

    Wednesday, July 10 2019 4:21 PM EDT2019-07-10 20:21:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). FILE - In this June 6, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump stands with World War II veterans during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France...(AP Photo/David Vincent). FILE - In this June 6, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump stands with World War II veterans during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France...
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). FILE - In this June 6, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump stands with World War II veterans during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France...(AP Photo/David Vincent). FILE - In this June 6, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump stands with World War II veterans during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France...
    A majority of military veterans approve of President Donald Trump's handling of duties as commander in chief, according to a poll, though many believe he doesn't listen enough to military leaders and they distrust...More >>
    A majority of military veterans approve of President Donald Trump's handling of duties as commander in chief, according to a poll, though many believe he doesn't listen enough to military leaders and they distrust his decisions on the use of force.More >>
  • UK envoy's leaked views inspire more insults in Trump tweets

    UK envoy's leaked views inspire more insults in Trump tweets

    Wednesday, July 10 2019 6:41 AM EDT2019-07-10 10:41:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, British Ambassador Kim Darroch hosts a National Economists Club event at the British Embassy in Washington. Leaked diplomatic cables published Sunday, July 7,2 019, in a British newspa...(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, British Ambassador Kim Darroch hosts a National Economists Club event at the British Embassy in Washington. Leaked diplomatic cables published Sunday, July 7,2 019, in a British newspa...
    (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, British Ambassador Kim Darroch hosts a National Economists Club event at the British Embassy in Washington. Leaked diplomatic cables published Sunday, July 7,2 019, in a British newspa...(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, British Ambassador Kim Darroch hosts a National Economists Club event at the British Embassy in Washington. Leaked diplomatic cables published Sunday, July 7,2 019, in a British newspa...
    Prime Minister Theresa May's office has reiterated her full support for Britain's ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables.More >>
    Prime Minister Theresa May's office has reiterated her full support for Britain's ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables.More >>
  • Colorful self-made billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

    Colorful self-made billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

    Wednesday, July 10 2019 12:08 AM EDT2019-07-10 04:08:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - In this June 1, 1996, file photo, former presidential candidate Ross Perot addresses the first California statewide convention of the Reform Party, a new political party he founded, at the Los Angeles Convention Cent...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - In this June 1, 1996, file photo, former presidential candidate Ross Perot addresses the first California statewide convention of the Reform Party, a new political party he founded, at the Los Angeles Convention Cent...
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - In this June 1, 1996, file photo, former presidential candidate Ross Perot addresses the first California statewide convention of the Reform Party, a new political party he founded, at the Los Angeles Convention Cent...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - In this June 1, 1996, file photo, former presidential candidate Ross Perot addresses the first California statewide convention of the Reform Party, a new political party he founded, at the Los Angeles Convention Cent...
    Self-made Texas billionaire and two-time presidential candidate H. Ross Perot has died.More >>
    Self-made Texas billionaire and two-time presidential candidate H. Ross Perot has died.More >>
  • Trump administration reviews human rights' role in US policy

    Trump administration reviews human rights' role in US policy

    Tuesday, July 9 2019 10:51 PM EDT2019-07-10 02:51:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, unveils the creation of Commission on Unalienable Rights, headed by Mary Ann Glendon, left, a Harvard Law School professor and a former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, during ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, unveils the creation of Commission on Unalienable Rights, headed by Mary Ann Glendon, left, a Harvard Law School professor and a former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, during ...
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, unveils the creation of Commission on Unalienable Rights, headed by Mary Ann Glendon, left, a Harvard Law School professor and a former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, during ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, unveils the creation of Commission on Unalienable Rights, headed by Mary Ann Glendon, left, a Harvard Law School professor and a former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, during ...
    The Trump administration has created a commission to review the role of human rights in American foreign policy.More >>
    The Trump administration has created a commission to review the role of human rights in American foreign policy.More >>
  • Tom Steyer launches 2020 campaign after saying he wouldn't

    Tom Steyer launches 2020 campaign after saying he wouldn't

    Tuesday, July 9 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-07-10 01:51:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference where he announced his decision not to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination at th...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference where he announced his decision not to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination at th...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference where he announced his decision not to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination at th...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference where he announced his decision not to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination at th...
    Reversing course, billionaire investor and activist Tom Steyer decides to launch Democratic presidential bid after all.More >>
    Reversing course, billionaire investor and activist Tom Steyer decides to launch Democratic presidential bid after all.More >>
  • Trump ramping up criticisms of Fox, usually a friendly venue

    Trump ramping up criticisms of Fox, usually a friendly venue

    Tuesday, July 9 2019 1:41 PM EDT2019-07-09 17:41:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump gestures upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, July 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump gestures upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, July 7, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump gestures upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, July 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump gestures upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, July 7, 2019.
    President Donald Trump is criticizing Fox News after being upset by some of the network's weekend coverage.More >>
    President Donald Trump is criticizing Fox News after being upset by some of the network's weekend coverage.More >>
  • Amy McGrath announces bid for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat

    Amy McGrath announces bid for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat

    Tuesday, July 9 2019 1:33 PM EDT2019-07-09 17:33:03 GMT
    AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)
    AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)

    Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. 

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    Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. 

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  • Warren raises $19.1M, topping Sanders in new fundraising

    Warren raises $19.1M, topping Sanders in new fundraising

    Tuesday, July 9 2019 8:49 AM EDT2019-07-09 12:49:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky). In this June 28, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at Chicago's Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt University for a Chicago Town Hall event. Several Democratic White House hopefuls...(AP Photo/Amr Alfiky). In this June 28, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at Chicago's Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt University for a Chicago Town Hall event. Several Democratic White House hopefuls...
    (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky). In this June 28, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at Chicago's Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt University for a Chicago Town Hall event. Several Democratic White House hopefuls...(AP Photo/Amr Alfiky). In this June 28, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at Chicago's Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt University for a Chicago Town Hall event. Several Democratic White House hopefuls...
    Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 in the second quarter, topping Bernie Sanders.More >>
    Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 in the second quarter, topping Bernie Sanders.More >>
  • Seeking unity, Pelosi calls for bill to protect migrant kids

    Seeking unity, Pelosi calls for bill to protect migrant kids

    Tuesday, July 9 2019 8:11 AM EDT2019-07-09 12:11:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Samantha Maldonado). House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference at the Federal Building in San Francisco on Monday, July 8, 2019. Also pictured from left are California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Arianna Nassiri of the S...(AP Photo/Samantha Maldonado). House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference at the Federal Building in San Francisco on Monday, July 8, 2019. Also pictured from left are California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Arianna Nassiri of the S...
    (AP Photo/Samantha Maldonado). House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference at the Federal Building in San Francisco on Monday, July 8, 2019. Also pictured from left are California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Arianna Nassiri of the S...(AP Photo/Samantha Maldonado). House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference at the Federal Building in San Francisco on Monday, July 8, 2019. Also pictured from left are California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Arianna Nassiri of the S...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress must do more to improve "abhorrent" conditions for migrant children held at the southern border.More >>
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress must do more to improve "abhorrent" conditions for migrant children held at the southern border.More >>
  • UN rights chief 'appalled' by conditions in US for migrants

    UN rights chief 'appalled' by conditions in US for migrants

    Tuesday, July 9 2019 3:11 AM EDT2019-07-09 07:11:50 GMT
    (American Academy of Pediatrics via AP). This undated photo provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics on Friday, July 5, 2019 shows a drawing by a migrant child at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. The release o...(American Academy of Pediatrics via AP). This undated photo provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics on Friday, July 5, 2019 shows a drawing by a migrant child at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. The release o...
    (American Academy of Pediatrics via AP). This undated photo provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics on Friday, July 5, 2019 shows a drawing by a migrant child at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. The release o...(American Academy of Pediatrics via AP). This undated photo provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics on Friday, July 5, 2019 shows a drawing by a migrant child at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. The release o...
    The U.N.'s human rights chief has challenged Trump administration policies and said she is "appalled" by the conditions facing detained migrants and refugees in the United States.More >>
    The U.N.'s human rights chief has challenged Trump administration policies and said she is "appalled" by the conditions facing detained migrants and refugees in the United States.More >>
  • GOP scoffs at law allowing release of Trump's state taxes

    GOP scoffs at law allowing release of Trump's state taxes

    Tuesday, July 9 2019 1:41 AM EDT2019-07-09 05:41:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In a Sunday, July 7, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J. resident Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a n...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In a Sunday, July 7, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J. resident Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a n...
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In a Sunday, July 7, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J. resident Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a n...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In a Sunday, July 7, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J. resident Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a n...
    President Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a new law in his home state.More >>
    President Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a new law in his home state.More >>
  • Barr: Mueller's Hill testimony will be 'public spectacle'

    Barr: Mueller's Hill testimony will be 'public spectacle'

    Monday, July 8 2019 9:36 PM EDT2019-07-09 01:36:10 GMT
    AP Photo/John BazemoreAP Photo/John Bazemore
    AP Photo/John BazemoreAP Photo/John Bazemore

    Attorney General William Barr on Monday accused Democrats of trying to create a "public spectacle" by subpoenaing Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation. 

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    Attorney General William Barr on Monday accused Democrats of trying to create a "public spectacle" by subpoenaing Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation. 

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  • President Trump to rally in Cincinnati on Aug. 1

    President Trump to rally in Cincinnati on Aug. 1

    Monday, July 8 2019 8:55 PM EDT2019-07-09 00:55:47 GMT

    Republican President Donald Trump will lead an Aug. 1 rally in Cincinnati, the day after the second round of Democratic presidential debates ends.

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    Republican President Donald Trump will lead an Aug. 1 rally in Cincinnati, the day after the second round of Democratic presidential debates ends.

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  • US Rep. Swalwell ends presidential bid, will seek reelection

    US Rep. Swalwell ends presidential bid, will seek reelection

    Monday, July 8 2019 8:11 PM EDT2019-07-09 00:11:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). CORRECTS BENNET'S TITLE TO SENATOR, INSTEAD OF FORMER SENATOR - Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., right, speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center ...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). CORRECTS BENNET'S TITLE TO SENATOR, INSTEAD OF FORMER SENATOR - Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., right, speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center ...
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). CORRECTS BENNET'S TITLE TO SENATOR, INSTEAD OF FORMER SENATOR - Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., right, speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center ...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). CORRECTS BENNET'S TITLE TO SENATOR, INSTEAD OF FORMER SENATOR - Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., right, speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center ...
    U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California is ending his presidential bid, becoming the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary to exit the campaign.More >>
    U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California is ending his presidential bid, becoming the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary to exit the campaign.More >>
  • Iowa, Nevada to launch caucus voting by phone for 2020

    Iowa, Nevada to launch caucus voting by phone for 2020

    Monday, July 8 2019 3:10 PM EDT2019-07-08 19:10:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this March 8, 2019 file photo, an audience member arrives at a rally for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Democrats in the early presidential voting states of ...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this March 8, 2019 file photo, an audience member arrives at a rally for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Democrats in the early presidential voting states of ...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this March 8, 2019 file photo, an audience member arrives at a rally for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Democrats in the early presidential voting states of ...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this March 8, 2019 file photo, an audience member arrives at a rally for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Democrats in the early presidential voting states of ...
    Democrats in the early presidential voting states of Iowa and Nevada will be able next year to skip their states' traditional neighborhood caucus meetings and instead cast their votes over the phone, according to...More >>
    Democrats in the early presidential voting states of Iowa and Nevada will be able next year to skip their states' traditional neighborhood caucus meetings and instead cast their votes over the phone, according to plans unveiled by the state parties.More >>
  • AP Interview: Kamala Harris on race and electability in 2020

    AP Interview: Kamala Harris on race and electability in 2020

    Monday, July 8 2019 12:51 PM EDT2019-07-08 16:51:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., arrives to speak at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, July 6, 2019.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., arrives to speak at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, July 6, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., arrives to speak at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, July 6, 2019.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., arrives to speak at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, July 6, 2019.
    AP Interview: Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on race and electability in 2020.More >>
    AP Interview: Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on race and electability in 2020.More >>
  • A matter of faith: Democrats embrace religion in campaign

    A matter of faith: Democrats embrace religion in campaign

    Monday, July 8 2019 7:21 AM EDT2019-07-08 11:21:32 GMT
    (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP). In this June 23, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, right, and South Bend Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski, left, bow their heads in prayer during a town hall com...(Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP). In this June 23, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, right, and South Bend Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski, left, bow their heads in prayer during a town hall com...
    (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP). In this June 23, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, right, and South Bend Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski, left, bow their heads in prayer during a town hall com...(Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP). In this June 23, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, right, and South Bend Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski, left, bow their heads in prayer during a town hall com...
    Several Democratic White House hopefuls are explicitly connecting their faith to their policy agendas.More >>
    Several Democratic White House hopefuls are explicitly connecting their faith to their policy agendas.More >>
  • Biden says he picked South Carolina as spot for apology

    Biden says he picked South Carolina as spot for apology

    Sunday, July 7 2019 10:51 PM EDT2019-07-08 02:51:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Former Vice President Joe Biden takes selfie photos with supporters after a speech on Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Orangeburg, S.C.(AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Former Vice President Joe Biden takes selfie photos with supporters after a speech on Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Orangeburg, S.C.
    (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Former Vice President Joe Biden takes selfie photos with supporters after a speech on Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Orangeburg, S.C.(AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Former Vice President Joe Biden takes selfie photos with supporters after a speech on Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Orangeburg, S.C.
    South Carolina is the focus Sunday for Democratic presidential hopefuls Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as they campaign in a crucial proving ground for candidates seeking support of black Democrats.More >>
    South Carolina is the focus Sunday for Democratic presidential hopefuls Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as they campaign in a crucial proving ground for candidates seeking support of black Democrats.More >>
  • Pete Buttigieg has money, but can he turn it into 2020 win?

    Pete Buttigieg has money, but can he turn it into 2020 win?

    Sunday, July 7 2019 9:41 PM EDT2019-07-08 01:41:50 GMT
    Pete Buttigieg needs to figure out how to turn nearly $25 million second-quarter fundraising haul into a campaign that can go the distance.More >>
    Pete Buttigieg needs to figure out how to turn nearly $25 million second-quarter fundraising haul into a campaign that can go the distance.More >>
  • UK ambassador called Trump administration 'clumsy and inept'

    UK ambassador called Trump administration 'clumsy and inept'

    Sunday, July 7 2019 9:30 PM EDT2019-07-08 01:30:30 GMT
    AP Photo/Sait Serkan GurbuzAP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz
    AP Photo/Sait Serkan GurbuzAP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

    Britain's ambassador to the United States described the Trump administration as "diplomatically clumsy and inept" and said he doubted it would become "substantially more normal," according to a leaked diplomatic cable published Sunday. 

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    Britain's ambassador to the United States described the Trump administration as "diplomatically clumsy and inept" and said he doubted it would become "substantially more normal," according to a leaked diplomatic cable published Sunday. 

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  • Kamala Harris proposes $100B in homeownership assistance

    Kamala Harris proposes $100B in homeownership assistance

    Sunday, July 7 2019 9:01 PM EDT2019-07-08 01:01:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, July 6, 2019.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, July 6, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, July 6, 2019.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, Saturday, July 6, 2019.
    Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is proposing $100 billion in federal grants to pay for down payment and closing costs.More >>
    Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is proposing $100 billion in federal grants to pay for down payment and closing costs.More >>
  • Valley lawmakers react to possible presidential primary move

    Valley lawmakers react to possible presidential primary move

    Sunday, July 7 2019 7:38 PM EDT2019-07-07 23:38:43 GMT

    Lawmakers across the state of Ohio have mixed feelings Saturday after an announcement that the presidential primary could take place March 17, St. Patrick's Day, of next year. 

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    Lawmakers across the state of Ohio have mixed feelings Saturday after an announcement that the presidential primary could take place March 17, St. Patrick's Day, of next year. 

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  • Correction: Election 2020-Democratic Freshmen story

    Correction: Election 2020-Democratic Freshmen story

    Sunday, July 7 2019 1:49 PM EDT2019-07-07 17:49:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, from l-r., Rep.-elect Angie Craig, D-Minn., Rep.-elect Kim Schrier, D-WA., Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., Rep.-elect Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Rep.-elect A...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, from l-r., Rep.-elect Angie Craig, D-Minn., Rep.-elect Kim Schrier, D-WA., Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., Rep.-elect Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Rep.-elect A...
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, from l-r., Rep.-elect Angie Craig, D-Minn., Rep.-elect Kim Schrier, D-WA., Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., Rep.-elect Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Rep.-elect A...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, from l-r., Rep.-elect Angie Craig, D-Minn., Rep.-elect Kim Schrier, D-WA., Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., Rep.-elect Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Rep.-elect A...
    Many House freshmen are determined to push beyond President Donald Trump's latest pronouncements from the White House - on the border crisis and the impeachment calls against him - to focus on local issues they say...More >>
    Many House freshmen are determined to push beyond President Donald Trump's latest pronouncements from the White House - on the border crisis and the impeachment calls against him - to focus on local issues they say matter in their districts.More >>
  • Biden, Harris join Warren to promise teacher as ed secretary

    Biden, Harris join Warren to promise teacher as ed secretary

    Sunday, July 7 2019 7:51 AM EDT2019-07-07 11:51:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden speaks during the National Education Association Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum Friday, July 5, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden speaks during the National Education Association Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum Friday, July 5, 2019, in Houston.
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden speaks during the National Education Association Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum Friday, July 5, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden speaks during the National Education Association Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum Friday, July 5, 2019, in Houston.
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is promising he'll appoint a teacher as secretary of education.More >>
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is promising he'll appoint a teacher as secretary of education.More >>
  • Biden says he was wrong in comments about segregationists

    Biden says he was wrong in comments about segregationists

    Sunday, July 7 2019 7:51 AM EDT2019-07-07 11:51:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., laughs during the National Education Association Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum Friday, July 5, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., laughs during the National Education Association Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum Friday, July 5, 2019, in Houston.
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., laughs during the National Education Association Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum Friday, July 5, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., laughs during the National Education Association Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum Friday, July 5, 2019, in Houston.
    Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are circling each other again _ this time in South Carolina, a crucial early-voting state that will test the depths of their support with black voters.More >>
    Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are circling each other again _ this time in South Carolina, a crucial early-voting state that will test the depths of their support with black voters.More >>
  • Democrats oppose Ohio primary election on St. Patrick's Day

    Democrats oppose Ohio primary election on St. Patrick's Day

    Saturday, July 6 2019 11:01 AM EDT2019-07-06 15:01:16 GMT

    Some Democratic lawmakers are objecting to a proposal to push back Ohio's presidential primary to St. Patrick's Day, arguing it could disrupt or hinder voting.

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    Some Democratic lawmakers are objecting to a proposal to push back Ohio's presidential primary to St. Patrick's Day, arguing it could disrupt or hinder voting.

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  • Biden says having a female vice president would be 'great'

    Biden says having a female vice president would be 'great'

    Saturday, July 6 2019 10:31 AM EDT2019-07-06 14:31:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden greets local residents while walking in the Independence Fourth of July parade, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Independence, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden greets local residents while walking in the Independence Fourth of July parade, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Independence, Iowa.
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden greets local residents while walking in the Independence Fourth of July parade, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Independence, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden greets local residents while walking in the Independence Fourth of July parade, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Independence, Iowa.
    Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be 'great' to have a female vice president, but he won't say whether he'd pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party's nomination.More >>
    Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be 'great' to have a female vice president, but he won't say whether he'd pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party's nomination.More >>
  • Warren pitches executive orders on race and gender pay gap

    Warren pitches executive orders on race and gender pay gap

    Saturday, July 6 2019 8:41 AM EDT2019-07-06 12:41:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, speaks at a campaign event, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, speaks at a campaign event, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, speaks at a campaign event, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, speaks at a campaign event, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    Elizabeth Warren announces executive orders she would sign as president aimed at addressing the wage and employment leadership gap for women of color.More >>
    Elizabeth Warren announces executive orders she would sign as president aimed at addressing the wage and employment leadership gap for women of color.More >>
  • Trump calls America's story 'the greatest political journey'

    Trump calls America's story 'the greatest political journey'

    Saturday, July 6 2019 8:11 AM EDT2019-07-06 12:11:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence and others stand as the US Army Band performs and the US Navy Blue Angels flyover at the end of an Independence Day celebration in fron...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence and others stand as the US Army Band performs and the US Navy Blue Angels flyover at the end of an Independence Day celebration in fron...
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence and others stand as the US Army Band performs and the US Navy Blue Angels flyover at the end of an Independence Day celebration in fron...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence and others stand as the US Army Band performs and the US Navy Blue Angels flyover at the end of an Independence Day celebration in fron...
    Trump celebrates military and eclectic heroes in Lincoln Memorial July 4 speech.More >>
    Trump celebrates military and eclectic heroes in Lincoln Memorial July 4 speech.More >>
  • US to pursue citizenship question on census but path unclear

    US to pursue citizenship question on census but path unclear

    Saturday, July 6 2019 12:01 AM EDT2019-07-06 04:01:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for his Bedminster, N.J. golf club, Friday, July 5, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for his Bedminster, N.J. golf club, Friday, July 5, 2019, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for his Bedminster, N.J. golf club, Friday, July 5, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for his Bedminster, N.J. golf club, Friday, July 5, 2019, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he is considering an executive order to try to force the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he is considering an executive order to try to force the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census.More >>
  • 2020 Democrats see opportunity on foreign policy

    2020 Democrats see opportunity on foreign policy

    Friday, July 5 2019 7:51 PM EDT2019-07-05 23:51:54 GMT
    (Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP). Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at an Indianola, Iowa, residence on Thursday, July 4, 2019, as part of a three-day campaign over the holiday weekend.(Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP). Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at an Indianola, Iowa, residence on Thursday, July 4, 2019, as part of a three-day campaign over the holiday weekend.
    (Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP). Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at an Indianola, Iowa, residence on Thursday, July 4, 2019, as part of a three-day campaign over the holiday weekend.(Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP). Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at an Indianola, Iowa, residence on Thursday, July 4, 2019, as part of a three-day campaign over the holiday weekend.
    Some of the leading Democrats in the 2020 presidential contest are working to strengthen their foreign policy bona fides.More >>
    Some of the leading Democrats in the 2020 presidential contest are working to strengthen their foreign policy bona fides.More >>
  • Kamala Harris reports raising $12M in 2nd quarter

    Kamala Harris reports raising $12M in 2nd quarter

    Friday, July 5 2019 4:15 PM EDT2019-07-05 20:15:11 GMT
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

    Kamala Harris raised roughly $12 million in the past three months, her presidential campaign said Friday, nearly a quarter of which she took in after confronting former Vice President Joe Biden during the first Democratic debate. 

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    Kamala Harris raised roughly $12 million in the past three months, her presidential campaign said Friday, nearly a quarter of which she took in after confronting former Vice President Joe Biden during the first Democratic debate. 

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  • Bullock reports $2M in contributions for his White House bid

    Bullock reports $2M in contributions for his White House bid

    Friday, July 5 2019 12:19 PM EDT2019-07-05 16:19:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this June 9, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Celebration in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bullock is reporting more than $2 million i...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this June 9, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Celebration in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bullock is reporting more than $2 million i...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this June 9, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Celebration in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bullock is reporting more than $2 million i...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). FILE - In this June 9, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Celebration in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bullock is reporting more than $2 million i...
    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock reports more than $2 million in contributions during the 2nd quarter of the year for his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.More >>
    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock reports more than $2 million in contributions during the 2nd quarter of the year for his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.More >>
  • Justice: Census to be printed without citizenship question

    Justice: Census to be printed without citizenship question

    Tuesday, July 2 2019 6:12 PM EDT2019-07-02 22:12:45 GMT

    The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. 

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    The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. 

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  • South Carolina Democrat posts $1.5M in challenge to Graham

    South Carolina Democrat posts $1.5M in challenge to Graham

    Tuesday, July 2 2019 11:37 AM EDT2019-07-02 15:37:26 GMT
    AP Photo/Meg KinnardAP Photo/Meg Kinnard
    AP Photo/Meg KinnardAP Photo/Meg Kinnard

    A top Democratic National Committee official has posted a record fundraising haul in his challenge to US Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.

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    A top Democratic National Committee official has posted a record fundraising haul in his challenge to US Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.

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  • Air Force veteran to run in Ohio GOP-held US House seat

    Air Force veteran to run in Ohio GOP-held US House seat

    Tuesday, July 2 2019 11:17 AM EDT2019-07-02 15:17:27 GMT

    An Air Force veteran and daughter of immigrants says she's running for Congress in the Ohio district held by veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot (SHAH'-but).

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    An Air Force veteran and daughter of immigrants says she's running for Congress in the Ohio district held by veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot (SHAH'-but).

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  • Tim Ryan polling less than one percent in race for nomination

    Tim Ryan polling less than one percent in race for nomination

    Tuesday, July 2 2019 10:36 AM EDT2019-07-02 14:36:10 GMT
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

    Following an appearance on a national debate stage Valley Congressman Tim Ryan remains near the bottom of the pack of Democratic Presidential hopefuls according to recent polls.

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    Following an appearance on a national debate stage Valley Congressman Tim Ryan remains near the bottom of the pack of Democratic Presidential hopefuls according to recent polls.

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  • Air Force veteran to run in Ohio GOP-held US House seat

    Air Force veteran to run in Ohio GOP-held US House seat

    Tuesday, July 2 2019 4:26 AM EDT2019-07-02 08:26:45 GMT

    An Air Force veteran and daughter of immigrants says she's running for Congress in the Ohio district held by veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot (SHAH'-but).

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    An Air Force veteran and daughter of immigrants says she's running for Congress in the Ohio district held by veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot (SHAH'-but).

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  • Politics of elections snares Pennsylvania voting-machine aid

    Politics of elections snares Pennsylvania voting-machine aid

    Monday, July 1 2019 5:25 PM EDT2019-07-01 21:25:32 GMT

    Legislation to help Pennsylvania's counties afford new voting machines before next year's election is wrapped up in the politics of voting and election laws.

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    Legislation to help Pennsylvania's counties afford new voting machines before next year's election is wrapped up in the politics of voting and election laws.

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  • Democrat Pete Buttigieg says he raised $24M in 2nd quarter

    Democrat Pete Buttigieg says he raised $24M in 2nd quarter

    Monday, July 1 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-07-01 15:52:22 GMT
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

    Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) says he raised nearly $25 million in the second quarter, roughly quadrupling what he received in the first three months of this year.

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    Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) says he raised nearly $25 million in the second quarter, roughly quadrupling what he received in the first three months of this year.

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  • Copy-Iran says it has breached stockpile limit under nuclear deal

    Iran says it has breached stockpile limit under nuclear deal

    Monday, July 1 2019 11:44 AM EDT2019-07-01 15:44:40 GMT

    Iran's foreign minister says it has surpassed the limit on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

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    Iran's foreign minister says it has surpassed the limit on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

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  • AP-NORC Poll: Trump not boosted by strong American economy

    AP-NORC Poll: Trump not boosted by strong American economy

    Monday, July 1 2019 11:37 AM EDT2019-07-01 15:37:29 GMT
    President Donald TrumpPresident Donald Trump
    President Donald TrumpPresident Donald Trump

    The solid economy is doing little to bolster support for President Donald Trump.

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    The solid economy is doing little to bolster support for President Donald Trump.

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  • Tim Ryan urges DNC to hold climate change debate

    Tim Ryan urges DNC to hold climate change debate

    Sunday, June 30 2019 3:09 PM EDT2019-06-30 19:09:45 GMT
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
    AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeAP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

    Valley Congressman and 2020 Presidential candidate Tim Ryan joined a group from the Democratic primary field asking for the DNC to add a specific debate on climate change.

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    Valley Congressman and 2020 Presidential candidate Tim Ryan joined a group from the Democratic primary field asking for the DNC to add a specific debate on climate change.

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  • Republicans tie voting machine cash to election-law changes

    Republicans tie voting machine cash to election-law changes

    Thursday, June 27 2019 4:36 AM EDT2019-06-27 08:36:54 GMT

    Republicans who control Pennsylvania's Legislature are offering Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf a choice to help counties afford new voting machines before next year's presidential election.

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    Republicans who control Pennsylvania's Legislature are offering Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf a choice to help counties afford new voting machines before next year's presidential election.

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  • Ohio elections chief taps advocates to find inactive voters

    Ohio elections chief taps advocates to find inactive voters

    Thursday, June 27 2019 4:34 AM EDT2019-06-27 08:34:29 GMT

    Ohio's elections chief is enlisting the help of community and social service groups to find voters who are at risk of being removed from the state's registration rolls.

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    Ohio's elections chief is enlisting the help of community and social service groups to find voters who are at risk of being removed from the state's registration rolls.

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  • Mueller to testify publicly before House committees July 17

    Mueller to testify publicly before House committees July 17

    Wednesday, June 26 2019 5:14 AM EDT2019-06-26 09:14:31 GMT

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday. 

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday. 

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  • Valley Congressman Tim Ryan taking part in national presidential debate on Wednesday

    Valley Congressman Tim Ryan taking part in national presidential debate on Wednesday

  • State GOP chair resigns after complaint by female candidate

    State GOP chair resigns after complaint by female candidate

    Tuesday, June 25 2019 1:55 PM EDT2019-06-25 17:55:08 GMT

    Pennsylvania's Republican Party chairman is stepping down following a published report that he had traded sexually charged text messages with a Philadelphia City Council candidate and also sent her an explicit...

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    Pennsylvania's Republican Party chairman is stepping down following a published report that he had traded sexually charged text messages with a Philadelphia City Council candidate and also sent her an explicit photo of...

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  • Biden wins early state endorsements, including black leaders

    Biden wins early state endorsements, including black leaders

    Tuesday, June 25 2019 12:46 PM EDT2019-06-25 16:46:53 GMT
    AP Photo/John BazemoreAP Photo/John Bazemore
    AP Photo/John BazemoreAP Photo/John Bazemore

    Joe Biden's presidential campaign announced a new round of endorsements on Tuesday as the former vice president tries to bolster his status as the Democrats' presidential front-runner. 

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    Joe Biden's presidential campaign announced a new round of endorsements on Tuesday as the former vice president tries to bolster his status as the Democrats' presidential front-runner. 

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