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Biden flips between ‘unity’ and anti-Trump message at Philly kickoff

PHILADELPHIA — Joe Biden is betting on Pennsylvania to take down President Donald Trump. The former vice president was born in Scranton, earned the nickname ...

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump’s conduct impeachable

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash became the first Republican lawmaker to declare that President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses and that Attorney General William Barr “deliberately ...

Behind America’s exit poll schism

TORONTO — The demand for exit poll data has always outweighed the exit poll’s predictive accuracy. The network-sponsored, election-night exit polls serve two purposes: guiding ...

Justin Amash, GOP congressman: Donald Trump has met 'threshold for impeachment'

Rep. Justin Amash, Michigan Republican, said Saturday that President Trump has committed impeachable offenses worthy of his removal from the White House. Mr. Amash made ...

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is 'impeachable'

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Republican congressman from Michigan says he’s concluded that President Donald Trump has “engaged in impeachable conduct.” Congressman Justin Amash (ah-MAHSH) tweeted ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger dropkicked from behind during South African sports event

Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked from behind Saturday during an athletic competition he holds annually in South Africa. Video recorded during the Arnold Classic Africa in ...

US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) – A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch ...

USGA investigating 'erroneously posted' golf scores uploaded to Donald Trump's account

The U.S. Golf Association is investigating suspicious activity involving President Trump’s account on the group’s online Golf Handicap and Information Network. “We have become aware ...

Bernie's mystery Soviet tapes revealed

BURLINGTON, Vt. — It’s 1988 and newlywed Bernie Sanders is in the Soviet Union with his wife, Jane, handing out gifts to the mayor of ...

Bernie's mystery Soviet tapes revealed

BURLINGTON, Vt. — It’s 1988 and newlywed Bernie Sanders is in the Soviet Union with his wife, Jane, handing out gifts to the mayor of ...

Why Trump Should Be Thanking Alec Baldwin

No one in American politics understands the dark art of ridicule better than Donald Trump. (“Welcome to the race, Sleepy Joe.”) And when it comes ...

The favor Saturday Night Live could be doing for Trump

Republicans take $400k from casino mogul accused of sexual assault

The national Republican Party has accepted nearly $400,000 in donations from disgraced ex-casino mogul Steve Wynn — a move that comes just over a year ...

Weak legal case could still benefit Trump in Congress clash

WASHINGTON (AP) – For all President Donald Trump’s talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty ...

The Latest: Gun bill expected to become 'red flag' law

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – The Latest on an omnibus gun bill at the Nevada Legislature (all times local): 6 p.m. Gun control group Everytown ...

Lawmaker abandons push to let counties pass tough gun laws

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – A gun bill sponsor says she is gutting the main provision that would allow counties to pass stricter firearm laws ...

Step by step: Democrats play the long game against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) – First came the sternly worded letters. Then the subpoenas. Now the votes to hold Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress. As ...

Gas company sues Maryland over blocked pipeline

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – A gas company has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Maryland after a board of high-ranking state officials voted ...

Trump’s new immigration plan may be DOA — but it’s really about 2020

President Donald Trump knows the new immigration plan he unveiled Thursday is probably dead on arrival — but that isn’t the point. Instead of trying ...

Trump pitches his 'merit-based' immigration proposal

President Donald Trump on Thursday formally rolled out his proposal to overhaul the country’s approach to immigration, saying the U.S. must prioritize younger and highly ...

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border

Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, ...

Trump sending ‘500 migrants a month’ to Florida Democratic strongholds

TALLAHASSEE — President Donald Trump‘s plans to send potentially hundreds of undocumented immigrants each month to the Democratic strongholds of Broward and Palm Beach counties ...

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort took a financial hit last year

Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort may get hours of free TV time when the president visits what he calls the “southern White House,“ but the branding ...

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money ...

New York canal season begins with launch of new tugboat

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – Boating season on the Erie Canal is opening with the dedication of a new tugboat named after women’s suffrage movement leader ...

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers ...

Bill de Blasio defies critics as he enters race for presidency

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio elbowed his way into the presidential race Thursday, adding another name to an ever-growing field of more than ...

Connecticut radio station brands itself 'Trump 103.3'

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut radio station with a conservative talk format is branding itself as “Trump Radio.” WDRC-AM began simulcasting earlier this month on ...

GOP sees end of Russia probe after Don Jr. subpoena fight fizzles

Senate Republicans can finally see the finish line on the Russia investigations. With Donald Trump Jr. agreeing to an interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee ...

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortions

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday signed the nation’s most restrictive abortion law, setting up a court fight that Republicans hope will end with the ...

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