Political debates

Candidates to the presidency of the Commission participate in a debate at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Leading candidates in the EU elections are facing off Wednesday in a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world's biggest transnational polls on May 23-26. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 15, 2019 - 4:23 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Leading candidates in the European Parliament elections faced off Wednesday evening in a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world's biggest transnational polls on May 23-26. The six candidates hail from mainstream parties and are vying for Jean-Claude...
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People walk by the Temple of Divine Providence, a major church in the Polish capital,in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, May 13, 2019. A new documentary about pedophile priests has deeply shaken Poland, one of Europe's most Roman Catholic societies, eliciting an apology from the church hierarchy and prompting one priest to leave the clergy.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
May 15, 2019 - 10:33 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's opposition lawmakers demanded Wednesday that a member of the ruling party be excluded from parliament's work on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors, alleging he had tried to justify the actions of a priest convicted of pedophilia. The conservative government said...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, is greeted by European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan prior to a meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 15, 2019 - 10:05 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Leading candidates in the European Parliament elections face off Wednesday evening in a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world's biggest transnational polls on May 23-26. The six candidates hail from mainstream parties and are vying for Jean-Claude...
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Youngsters play basketball in front of the European Parliament building in Brussels, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Europeans from 28 countries will head to the polls May 23-26 to choose lawmakers to represent them at the European Parliament for the next five years. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 15, 2019 - 10:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Leading candidates in the European Parliament elections face off Wednesday evening in a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world's biggest transnational polls on May 23-26. The six candidates hail from mainstream parties and are vying for Jean-Claude...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, is greeted by European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan prior to a meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 15, 2019 - 5:15 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Leading candidates in the European Union elections are gearing up for a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world's biggest transnational polls on May 23-26. The six candidates in the debate later Wednesday hail from mainstream parties and are vying for...
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May 09, 2019 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Best-selling author and spiritual leader Marianne Williamson says she's reached the donor threshold to qualify for the Democratic presidential debates that begin next month. Williamson's campaign announced Thursday that she had received donations from at least 65,000 people,...
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California Sen. Kamala Harris speaks ahead of round table discussion with teachers in Columbia, South Carolina, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. The Democrat is discussing her proposal to increase teacher pay ahead of a rally in which thousands of South Carolina teachers are planning to rally at the Statehouse, seeking smaller class sizes, better pay and a guaranteed daily break. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
April 30, 2019 - 4:06 pm
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is wading into a roiling debate over education in the early voting state of South Carolina, calling it imperative to give public school teachers the support they need to be effective educators. The senator from California...
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Bryan Oberc, Munster, Ind., tries out an AR-15 from Sig Sauer in the exhibition hall at the National Rifle Association Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Saturday, April 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
April 29, 2019 - 9:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Rifle Association, facing internal turmoil over its financial management, increasingly partisan tone, and legal threats from government regulators, beat back efforts to overhaul its operations. Wayne LaPierre, the public face of the gun lobbying group for decades,...
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April 22, 2019 - 11:02 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is lobbying for a presidential primary debate in his home state, which is a projected battleground in the 2020 presidential election. Casey's letter Monday to Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says holding a...
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A Ukrainian government soldier demonstrates his ballot at a polling station, during the second round of presidential elections near a front line in Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy and how to end the conflict with Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
April 21, 2019 - 4:06 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Polls opened Sunday in Ukraine's presidential runoff as the nation's incumbent leader struggles to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian who denounces corruption and plays the role of president in a TV sitcom. Opinion surveys ahead of the vote have shown 53-year-old...
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