Campaigns

FILE - In this June 20, 2020, file photo a supporter waves a flag prior to a campaign rally for President Trump at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that Joe Biden's supporters are less enthusiastic than President Donald Trump’s, both about the campaign itself and their candidate. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
July 27, 2020 - 2:49 pm
Washington (AP) — As Election Day nears, a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds supporters of President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden diverge on many issues central to the campaign. While the pandemic has complicated the election season,...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo supporters wait for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden to arrive for a campaign rally in St. Louis. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that Joe Biden's supporters are less enthusiastic than President Donald Trump’s, both about the campaign itself and their candidate. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
July 27, 2020 - 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Murtice Sherek is not excited about Joe Biden. The Minnesota Democrat, a 79-year-old retired nurse, preferred another candidate in the presidential primary. She also worries about Biden's age, 77. But anxious about another four years of President Donald Trump, she says she's...
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This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: President Donald Trump speaking during a news conference at the White House on July 22, 2020, in Washington, the Twitter app, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaking during a campaign event on July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del., and the Facebook app. With just 100 days to go until Election Day, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden aren't just attacking one another in online ads. Their ads are also targeting tech companies like Facebook and Twitter. (AP Photo)
July 26, 2020 - 9:46 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Social media has become the target of a dueling attack ad campaign being waged online by the sitting president and his election rival. They're shooting the messenger while giving it lots of money. President Donald Trump has bought hundreds of messages on Facebook to accuse its...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J. A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that at a pivotal moment for President Donald Trump, he is out of step with the country on the most important issues facing it. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 26, 2020 - 8:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the November election 100 days away, more Americans say the country is heading in the wrong direction than at any previous point in Donald Trump’s presidency, putting the incumbent in a perilous position as his reelection bid against Democrat Joe Biden enters a pivotal...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 21, 2020, file photo, Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder leaves the federal courthouse after an initial hearing following charges against him and four others alleging a $60 million bribery scheme, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
July 25, 2020 - 9:05 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An accused co-conspirator called it an “unholy alliance" — dealings between a longtime Ohio politician seeking to restore his power and an energy company in desperate need of a billion-dollar bailout to rescue two nuclear plants in the state. Both the politician, current Ohio...
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Fire investigators stand outside the Arizona Democratic Party headquarters Friday, July 24, 2020, in Phoenix. Fire investigators are looking into the cause of an early morning blaze that destroyed part of the Arizona and Maricopa County Democratic Party headquarters Friday. (AP Photo/Matt York)
July 24, 2020 - 8:53 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A fire that destroyed part of the Arizona and Maricopa County Democratic Party headquarters was an act of arson, authorities said Friday. Investigators were gathering surveillance video from nearby buildings after combing the wreckage and concluding the fire was human-caused,...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returns to his apartment after being released from prison, Friday, July 24, 2020, in New York. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein ordered Cohen released on parole saying he believes the government retaliated against him for writing a book about Trump. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
July 24, 2020 - 6:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was released Friday after a judge ruled that he had been sent back to prison from home confinement as retaliation for his plan to release a book critical of Trump before November’s election. Michael Cohen walked out of a federal prison...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. arrives at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 24, 2020, on the extension of federal unemployment benefits. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 24, 2020 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress are dialing up pressure on President Donald Trump's administration over foreign election interference, saying it's time for officials to make a “concrete and specific statement” to inform voters ahead of the 2020 contest. The Democrats did not detail...
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Valery Tsepkalo, a former ambassador to the United States and founder of a successful hi-tech park, smiles as his wife Veronika looks on in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, May 26, 2020. Tsepkalo, an opposition candidate who planned to challenge Belarus' longtime authoritarian leader in next month's presidential election has fled the country with his children, fearing arrest. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
July 24, 2020 - 1:08 pm
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — An opposition candidate who planned to challenge Belarus' longtime authoritarian leader in next month's presidential election has fled the country with his children, fearing arrest. His wife stayed behind to campaign, blasting authorities for trying to use their children as...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 23, 2020 - 8:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to the coronavirus threat, President Donald Trump on Thursday scrapped plans for a four-night Republican National Convention celebration in Florida that had been set to draw more than 10,000 people to a pandemic hot spot to mark his renomination. Trump had already moved the...
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