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Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

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More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year _ setting a U.S. record and battles in November that could significantly increase the number of women in elected office and change the debate on key issues. More>>

AP source: Omarosa has video, audio, texts

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Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material. More>>

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

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As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital. More>>

Trump military parade plans unravel over costs

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The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public. More>>

Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

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Trump asks SEC to review the practicality of quarterly reports from major US corporations, says 6-month reporting system might be favorable. More>>

Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

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President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.". More>>

AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

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Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material. More>>

Avenatti to visit New Hampshire as he considers 2020 bid

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Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, is attending a New Hampshire picnic held by local Democrats as he weighs a bid for the White House. More>>

Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation

Minnesota Democrats are standing behind Rep. Keith Ellison and his bid for state attorney general, despite an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend.

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  • Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

    Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:29:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:16:28 GMT
    The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.More >>
    The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.More >>
  • DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

    DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:49:53 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-18 14:38:40 GMT
    A federal judge won't require the Trump administration to process new applications to a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
    A federal judge won't require the Trump administration to process new applications to a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
  • Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'

    Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:26:04 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:37:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great.".More >>
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great.".More >>
  • US ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

    US ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:10:55 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:12:00 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Citing increased contributions from anti-IS coalition partners, the Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate itself from the conflict.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Citing increased contributions from anti-IS coalition partners, the Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate itself from the conflict.More >>
  • Judge tells US officials, ACLU to come up with asylum plan

    Judge tells US officials, ACLU to come up with asylum plan

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:19:49 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-08-18 07:40:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE. This July 26, 2018 file photo shows people lining up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico.A federal judge has extended a fr...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE. This July 26, 2018 file photo shows people lining up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico.A federal judge has extended a fr...
    A federal judge is calling on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children to seek asylum.More >>
    A federal judge is calling on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children to seek asylum.More >>
  • Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

    Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:18:45 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:50:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.More >>
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.More >>
  • Evers responds to aggressive attack ad

    Evers responds to aggressive attack ad

    A political ad paid for by the Republican Party of Wisconsin claims Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers let a teacher get away with watching pornography at school.

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    A political ad paid for by the Republican Party of Wisconsin claims Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers let a teacher get away with watching pornography at school.

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  • Sessions: Judges costing taxpayers with immigration rulings

    Sessions: Judges costing taxpayers with immigration rulings

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:56:03 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:42:58 GMT
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing federal judges who've thwarted some of President Donald Trump's immigration policies.More >>
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing federal judges who've thwarted some of President Donald Trump's immigration policies.More >>
  • Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

    Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:03:43 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:53:39 GMT
    Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers.More >>
    Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers.More >>
  • Trump help for Cruz could spell new twist for odd couple

    Trump help for Cruz could spell new twist for odd couple

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:40:48 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:38:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Will Weissert). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, poses with Gary Malcik following a campaign stop in Temple, Texas. Cruz says he wouldn't be surprised if President Donald Trump comes to Texas to campaign for t...(AP Photo/Will Weissert). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, poses with Gary Malcik following a campaign stop in Temple, Texas. Cruz says he wouldn't be surprised if President Donald Trump comes to Texas to campaign for t...
    Ted Cruz is locked in a potentially closer-than-expected battle for re-election and says he'd welcome President Donald Trump visiting Texas again before November, though he doesn't think he'll need the White...More >>
    Ted Cruz is locked in a potentially closer-than-expected battle for re-election and says he'd welcome President Donald Trump visiting Texas again before November, though he doesn't think he'll need the White House's coattails to win.More >>
  • Ellison, pressed over abuse allegation, takes it to voters

    Ellison, pressed over abuse allegation, takes it to voters

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:18:43 GMT

    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is heading out on the campaign trail despite calls to quit the state's attorney general race following allegations of domestic abuse.

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    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is heading out on the campaign trail despite calls to quit the state's attorney general race following allegations of domestic abuse.

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  • Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

    Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:41:41 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:27:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told ...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told ...
    AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care...More >>
    AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.More >>
  • Dems say they'll sue if they don't get Kavanaugh documents

    Dems say they'll sue if they don't get Kavanaugh documents

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:47:59 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:18:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh walks to a meeting with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh walks to a meeting with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
    Senate Democrats say they will initiate a federal lawsuit if their requests for documents from Brett Kavanaugh's days as an aide to President George W. Bush are denied.More >>
    Senate Democrats say they will initiate a federal lawsuit if their requests for documents from Brett Kavanaugh's days as an aide to President George W. Bush are denied.More >>
  • Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

    Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:50:19 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:52:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Ger...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Ger...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
  • US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:38:09 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:30:07 GMT
    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".More >>
    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".More >>
  • Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

    Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:38:28 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:35:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.More >>
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.More >>
  • Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

    Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:30:14 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:35:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorney Kevin Downing, left, with Thomas Zehnle and Jay Nanavati, right, makes a statement to the media outside federal court after closing arguments and jury instructions ended in the trial of the former Donald Tr...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorney Kevin Downing, left, with Thomas Zehnle and Jay Nanavati, right, makes a statement to the media outside federal court after closing arguments and jury instructions ended in the trial of the former Donald Tr...
    Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort.More >>
    Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort.More >>
  • Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

    Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:50:43 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:19:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...
    Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion.More >>
    Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion.More >>
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  • The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

    The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:01:59 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:22:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.More >>
    Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.More >>
  • WH lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT,'" Trump says

    WH lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT,'" Trump says

    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-08-19 12:47:14 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:22:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT.'".More >>
    President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT.'".More >>
  • Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

    Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:32:18 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:22:23 GMT
    More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year _ setting a U.S. record and battles in November that could significantly increase the number of women in elected...More >>
    More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year _ setting a U.S. record and battles in November that could significantly increase the number of women in elected office and change the debate on key issues.More >>
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