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  • Can he win? Sanders makes case he can take back the Midwest

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Price was not old enough to vote in 2016, but is keeping a close eye on the expansive field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. He likes Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders. The 20-year-old says it’s “way too early” for him to make up his mind. But as […]
  • Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic. A divided high court had previously agreed to block the law pending a full review of the case. An appeal being filed with the court Wednesday says the justices should […]
  • AP-NORC Poll: Many want Congress to probe Trump-Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the nation awaits the release of the special counsel’s report Thursday, a new poll finds that many Americans aren’t ready to clear President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation. Slightly more Americans want Congress to keep investigating than to set aside its probes after special counsel Robert Mueller left open the […]
  • The Latest: US sanctions on Venezuelan bank aimed at Maduro

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s position on Cuba (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The U.S. says it’s imposing sanctions on the Central Bank of Venezuela. The Trump administration says the bank has been instrumental in propping up the government of Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John […]
  • Trump cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, rolling back Obama administration policy and announcing new restrictions and sanctions against the three countries whose leaders national security adviser John Bolton dubbed the “three stooges of socialism.” “The troika of tyranny — Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua […]
  • Trump predicts Biden, Sanders will be 2020 Dem ‘finalists’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is predicting that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden will be the final two Democrats standing in the 2020 race against him. Looking ahead to his re-election campaign, Trump tweeted Tuesday that he believes “it will be Crazy Bernie Sanders vs. Sleepy Joe Biden as […]
  • Fox draws nearly 2.6 million viewers for Sanders town hall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders took heat from some Democrats for holding a town hall on Fox News Channel but there’s one result hard to argue with: it was the most-watched candidate event in the election campaign so far. An estimated 2.55 million people saw Sanders’ town hall Monday in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the […]
  • Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. The veto — the second in Trump’s presidency — was expected, and Congress lacks the votes to override it. But passing the never-before-used war powers resolution was viewed as a milestone for […]
  • Ben Affleck, Susan Sarandon, other stars donate to 2020 Dems

    WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week’s first quarter fundraising deadline. For months, candidates in the crowded field of more than a dozen […]
  • Buttigieg to Democrats: Don’t get bogged down zinging Trump

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says President Donald Trump is “kind of like a Chinese finger trap — you know, the harder you pull, the more you get stuck” and warns that Democrats shouldn’t get bogged down in trying to “knock him flat with some zinger.” In Iowa for the […]
  • Trump, death penalty, immigration mark Newsom’s 1st 100 days

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has kept up a frenetic pace in his first 100 days, jousting with President Donald Trump, traveling to Central America, placing a moratorium on executions and pledging bold action on housing and clean water. It’s in contrast to Jerry Brown, his predecessor and fellow Democrat who favored […]
  • 2020 hopeful Hickenlooper meets Columbine shooting survivors

    DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday met with survivors of the Columbine High School attack and other survivors of the state’s mass shootings just four days before the 20th anniversary of the Columbine massacre. Hickenlooper, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has been touting gun control measures he signed […]
  • In Ivory Coast, Ivanka Trump talks women’s rights

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivanka Trump met with the vice president of Ivory Coast as part of a trip to Africa focused on women’s economic development. The president’s daughter and senior adviser arrived in the country Tuesday, traveling from Ethiopia. She met with Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan at the presidential palace. Gender inequality […]
  • Giuliani: Trump lawyers finishing Mueller report rebuttal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani, one of the president’s attorneys, said Tuesday that their document will be dozens of pages long. Giuliani says it will be published in the hours after the release of […]
  • Tribes denounce North Dakota ID law in congressional hearing

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Native American voters face poor access to polling sites, discrimination by poll workers and unfair identification requirements, tribal leaders told members of Congress who traveled Tuesday to a reservation in North Dakota where voting rights were a key issue in last year’s U.S. Senate race. A House elections subcommittee’s meeting at […]
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