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'A vastly different operation': Trump campaign tries un-Trumpian approach to 2020

President Donald Trump is assembling a sprawling, corporate-style reelection campaign with 10 divisions reporting to a single senior adviser, campaign manager Brad Parscale — a ...

‘He’s on edge’: Roger Stone silencing expected after barbed comments

Roger Stone scored a small legal victory last Friday, but it took him only four days to blow it. Now, even Stone’s friends expect the ...

Federal judge says Roger Stone could be jailed after Instagram post

The federal judge presiding over Roger Stone’s case said Tuesday she’s considering gagging or jailing the longtime Donald Trump associate after he posted images on ...

California Republicans look into the abyss

SACRAMENTO — California’s establishment Republicans are making their final stand. After decades of decline and a devastating 2018 election cycle that gutted an already decimated ...

As Beto and Trump trade jabs, immigration takes on bigger role for 2020

EL PASO, Texas — The feud between President Donald Trump and Beto O’Rourke over immigration resumed at a distance Tuesday, driving the politics of a ...

N. Carolina elections board calls challenged House candidate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The apparent Republican winner of the country’s last undecided congressional election is expected to explain why he stuck with a North ...

Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit

TOKYO (AP) – With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Sentencing set for immigrant advocate convicted in tax case

PHOENIX (AP) – Sentencing is scheduled Wednesday for a longtime advocate for immigrants in Arizona who pleaded guilty to a felony charge stemming from his ...

Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, blocks immigrant detention plan

LANSING, Mich. — Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer blocked the sale of a former state prison that was proposed as the site of a privately operated ...

Bill Weld to find GOP leaders have no appetite for anti-Trump candidate to emerge

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld’s exploratory committee to take on President Trump drew plenty of press attention, but party leaders in the early primary states ...

California leads 16 states in lawsuit against Trump emergency declaration

A coalition of 16 states filed suit on Monday to block President Donald Trump’s effort to fund his border wall by declaring a national emergency, ...

California leads 16 states in lawsuit against Trump emergency declaration

A coalition of 16 states filed suit on Monday to block President Donald Trump’s effort to fund his border wall by declaring a national emergency, ...

Trump: 'All options are on the table' for Venezuela

MIAMI — President Donald Trump on Monday stopped just short of threatening military action in Venezuela when he urged the country’s military to remove its ...

Trump to approve lean Space Force

President Donald Trump will sign a directive on Tuesday to establish a new branch of the military dedicated to space but instead of being a ...

Stone apologizes to federal judge for posting photo of her with crosshairs

Days after a federal judge gagged Roger Stone from talking about the special counsel’s Russia investigation around U.S. District Court in Washington, the Republican strategist ...

N. Carolina elections board weighs re-doing marred election

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The country’s last undecided congressional election was marred by falsified signatures, disappearing documents and blank ballots that were filled in by ...

Illegal immigrant dies in Border Patrol custody

An illegal immigrant in Border Patrol custody died Monday morning after suffering from cirrhosis of the liver and congestive heart failure, the government said. The ...

Roger Stone apologizes to Judge Amy Berman Jackson for Instagram 'crosshairs' post

Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Trump, late Monday formally apologized for posting a picture on Instagram of the federal judge overseeing his criminal ...

Michigan joins lawsuit challenging border wall declaration

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Attorney General Dana Nessel says Michigan has joined a lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall ...

Rod Rosenstein to step down: Report

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has reportedly set his expected departure from the Justice Department for mid-March. Citing unnamed administration officials, Fox News reported Monday ...

Democrats don’t bite on Booker vegan flap

When an interview surfaced this week that brought Sen. Cory Booker’s veganism to the forefront, it seemed like the New Jersey senator would be forced ...

2020 hopefuls hunt for viral moments

A few minutes of a viral video last year lifted Beto O’Rourke from well-known Senate candidate to potential presidential heavyweight. Now, his 2020 Democratic rivals ...

How Does a Straight White Male Democrat Run for President?

Of the nine candidates officially running in the Democratic presidential primary, only one is a heterosexual white man. And that guy, former Rep. John Delaney, ...

Trump bets on North Korea to break his losing streak

Stung by domestic defeat after a losing battle with Democrats in Washington, D.C., this winter, President Donald Trump hopes his negotiating skills can achieve better ...

A transatlantic (atomic) blast from the past

North Carolina to hold hearing on undecided US House race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina’s elections board is holding a hearing Monday on ballot fraud allegations in the nation’s last undecided congressional election. The ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins fiction about diversity visas

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is going after the “horror show” known as the diversity visa lottery program. His description of it is pure ...

DC's many prankster activists turn anger into street theater

WASHINGTON (AP) – In the nation’s capital, it can be hard for protesters to stand out. Fifty people – or even 500 – holding signs ...

Andrew McCabe says Rod Rosenstein sought to oust Donald Trump from office

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said Sunday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was so serious about using the 25th Amendment to oust President ...

$333 billion federal government spending bill cheered by lawmakers

The border wall dominated the just-concluded Capitol Hill spending fight, but in the end that was less than 1 percent of the total spending in ...

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