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FILE - In this March 14, 2019, file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., attends a Senate Armed Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tillis is following a simple formula for reelection in closely divided North Carolina by standing with Donald Trump. While some vulnerable Republicans have tried to hold the polarizing president at arm’s length, Tillis boasts of Trump’s endorsement for the 2020 elections. That may have immediate political benefit in his March 2020 primary, but it also comes with general-election risks in North Carolina. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
November 09, 2019 - 11:42 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sen. Thom Tillis is following a simple formula for reelection in closely divided North Carolina: Stand with Donald Trump. It seems far less complicated than his winning approach in 2014. Back then, he pleased the Republican base when he advanced tax cuts and a gay marriage ban...
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In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, photo Chris Haskins, a regional field director for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, leads a "Stop the Madness" training in Las Vegas. At a suburban Las Vegas library on a Saturday morning, a small group of Donald Trump supporters filed into an empty meeting room, where they quietly sat at tables watching a slideshow as the president's re-election campaign asked for their help to push back against the House impeachment investigation. (AP Photo/Michelle L. Price)
November 09, 2019 - 11:36 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gregory Hafen II looked out at a small group of fellow Republicans and tried to hammer home just how wronged he thinks President Donald Trump has been. The impeachment investigation in Washington is a mere political attack, he argued. "It's witch hunt after witch hunt," he said,...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits an optician shop after flooding, in Matlock, north England, Friday Nov. 8, 2019. A woman died after being swept away by surging waters as torrential rain drenched parts of north and central England, swelling rivers, forcing evacuations and disrupting travel for a second day Friday. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
November 09, 2019 - 11:34 am
LONDON (AP) — British political leaders swapped blame Saturday over floods that have drenched parts of England as the deluge became an issue in the campaign for the Dec. 12 election. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn visited areas of south Yorkshire in northern England that were soaked...
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November 09, 2019 - 11:07 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sen. Thom Tillis is following a simple formula for reelection in closely divided North Carolina: Stand with Donald Trump. It seems far less complicated than his winning approach in 2014. Back then, he pleased the Republican base when he advanced tax cuts and a gay marriage ban...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the SEIU Unions For All Summit in Los Angeles. A battle is emerging between presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Harris for the support of black women, the Democratic Party’s most loyal and consistent voters. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
November 09, 2019 - 8:29 am
Kamala Harris got a much needed boost this past week when the California senator picked up the endorsement of Higher Heights, the country's largest political organization aimed at electing black women. But Elizabeth Warren would not be outdone. A day after Harris' announcement, the Massachusetts...
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November 09, 2019 - 8:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about elections in Virginia and Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that more than twice as many people in Virginia voted in state legislative races than 2015. The number of ballots case Tuesday increased by more than 50% compared with four years...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the SEIU Unions For All Summit in Los Angeles. A battle is emerging between presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Harris for the support of black women, the Democratic Party’s most loyal and consistent voters. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
November 09, 2019 - 1:49 am
Kamala Harris got a much needed boost this week when the California senator picked up the endorsement of Higher Heights, the country's largest political organization aimed at electing black women. But Elizabeth Warren would not be outdone. A day after Harris' announcement, the Massachusetts senator...
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President Donald Trump waves to. supporters after speaking at a rally to launch Black Voices for Trump Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 09, 2019 - 12:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on a sports kick, taking in a baseball game, a mixed martial arts tournament and a college football game and getting in some chilly rounds of golf. Even his re-election campaign made the most of sporting events by airing a pricey television ad during the...
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Roger Stone, and his wife Nydia, arrive at Federal Court for his federal trial in Washington, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Al Drago)
November 08, 2019 - 9:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Roger Stone trial (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Steve Bannon says Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to get advanced word about hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton. Bannon, Trump's former...
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Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer, left, addresses an environmental justice forum. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Orangeburg, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
November 08, 2019 - 8:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top Iowa aide to businessman Tom Steyer resigned Friday, a day after The Associated Press revealed he had privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing Steyer's White House bid. Steyer's Democratic presidential campaign announced...
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