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  • Potential Greitens impeachment would face legal ambiguities

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers considering whether to impeach Republican Gov. Eric Greitens may first have to wrestle with an unprecedented question: Does it matter that the alleged actions occurred before he was in office? There is no definitive answer to that question because only one Missouri executive official has ever been ousted […]
  • GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top Republican legislative leaders abandoned fellow GOP Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday, calling on him to resign instead of continuing to fight allegations that he illegally took advantage of both a charity he founded and a woman with whom he had an affair. Greitens quickly replied that he won’t […]
  • ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

    NEW YORK (AP) — Before airing George Stephanopoulos’ interview with former FBI Director James Comey, ABC News made the unusual decision of releasing a full transcript of its nearly five-hour talk, including all the material that was not included in the broadcast. ABC News President James Goldston said in an interview Monday that it was […]
  • The Latest: Governor applauds advancing gun control measures

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on gun control measures in the New Jersey Legislatures (all times local): 9:15 p.m. New Jersey’s governor is applauding lawmakers for advancing gun control legislation, including a measure to bar so-called ghost guns. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy in a statement on Monday praised a Senate committee for advancing a […]
  • Dems ready to back bid for House votes on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Virtually all Democrats are poised to join a group of Republicans calling for House votes this election year on immigration, an effort that seems unlikely to succeed but would cast a campaign-season spotlight on an issue Democrats think will help their Election Day prospects. Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., has gathered nearly 50 […]
  • What’s in those seized records? Trump’s biggest new worry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney’s office, fearful of deeper exposure for Trump, his inner circle and his adult children — and more than concerned that they don’t know exactly what is in those records and electronic devices […]
  • The Latest: Scalise undergoes planned surgery after shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Rep. Steve Scalise’s surgery (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has undergone a follow-up surgery 10 months after being shot at a Republican baseball practice. Medstar Washington Hospital Center and Scalise’s office said Monday that he has begun “a series of planned, inpatient procedures.” They say […]
  • Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new resolution from leaders on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to authorize the use of military force overseas is accelerating a debate that Congress has been reluctant to have, but that’s taking on new urgency after President Donald Trump’s strikes on Syria. The bipartisan measure from Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and […]
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump hypes new tax forms, misstates currency

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of Tax Day, President Donald Trump is exaggerating the government’s plans to shrink the much-dreaded federal income tax forms. He is promising a simplified, one-page tax form for next year that basically already exists — the 1040EZ. And after weeks of promises, Trump appears to be dropping a pledge […]
  • Another Wisconsin GOP lawmaker declines to run for Ryan seat

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Another Republican Wisconsin state lawmaker is declining to run for Congress to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan. State Rep. Samantha Kerkman announced Monday she intends to seek re-election to the Legislature rather than run for Ryan’s southeastern Wisconsin congressional district. That leaves University of Wisconsin Regent Bryan Steil (STYLE) as the […]
  • Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story

    HOUSTON (AP) — In a story April 16 about the marriage of George H.W. and Barbara Bush, The Associated Press reported erroneously that they met when she was 17 and he was 18 and they married two years later. They met when she was 16 and he was 17 and they married three years later. […]
  • First lady visits memorial dedicated to victims of opioids

    WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump has visited a memorial dedicated to victims of the opioid crisis. Mrs. Trump tweeted Monday that it was a “Very moving visit today.” She added that the memorial was a “worthwhile project” among the White House, the Interior Department and the National Park Service. The memorial in Washington […]
  • The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A spokeswoman for Harvey Weinstein says she hopes that the activist who founded the #MeToo movement gets as much recognition as the journalists who won Pulitzers for revealing sexual harassment and assault allegations against the former movie mogul. Holly Baird […]
  • US health secretary released from hospital

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health secretary Alex Azar has been released from an Indianapolis hospital following a one-night stay. The Health and Human Services Department refused to provide a specific diagnosis for Azar, saying only that he was treated with intravenous antibiotics for a “minor infection.” Azar, 50, wrote on Twitter Monday that he had […]
  • Scalise undergoes planned surgery 10 months after shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Steve Scalise, badly wounded by a gunman at a Republican baseball practice 10 months ago, underwent planned follow-up surgery Monday, and doctors were planning additional procedures. The Louisiana congressman, seen as a potential successor to retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan, was treated at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. That’s the same facility […]
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