Presidential elections

May 25, 2018 - 4:27 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election, as the embattled socialist leader takes the country down an increasingly authoritarian path that scares off private...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray departs the Capitol through a basement corridor after House and Senate lawmakers from both parties met for a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 25, 2018 - 9:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 campaign (all times local): 8:17 a.m. President Donald Trump is not backing down on his unproven claim that the FBI planted a spy in his presidential campaign. Trump is tweeting an...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
May 25, 2018 - 7:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers have gotten classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald Trump's...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
May 24, 2018 - 9:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers huddled Thursday in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald...
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President Donald Trump shows off the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 24, 2018 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that loosens key restraints for banks imposed after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. Savoring the legislative triumph, he called it "the next step in America's unprecedented economic comeback." The...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018 file photo Michael Avenatti, attorney and spokesperson for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, arrives at federal court in New York. Avenatti is once again seeking to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election. Avenatti says in a court filing Thursday, May 24, 2018, a judge should reconsider an order delaying the case and allow him to depose Trump and obtain documents in the lawsuit. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stormy Daniels' lawyer has renewed efforts to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' legal fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election, according to court documents filed Thursday. Attorney Michael Avenatti...
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In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Ward - in the GOP Senate primary. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 24, 2018 - 2:51 am
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was asking dozens of tea party activists for their backing in Arizona's Republican Senate primary when one audience member said it was a shame disgruntled conservatives couldn't send "both of you" to Washington. The man wasn't...
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Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during the New York state Democratic convention, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Hempstead, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 23, 2018 - 6:44 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Democrats can win elections and stand up to Washington Republicans by sticking to their core principles when it comes to education, health care, equality and the environment, Hillary Clinton told a friendly crowd at the New York state Democratic convention on Wednesday. The...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo waits to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 23, 2018 - 10:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections. Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the administration will take "appropriate countermeasures" to fight what...
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Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, a Democrat candidate for the 7th Congressional District, hugs supporter Annie Arnoult as she arrives to vote in the primary runoff at St. Anneís Church, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Houston. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 8:19 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — National Democrats breathed a sigh of relief after a liberal outsider lost her runoff in a high stakes U.S. House race for one of three Republican-held seats they hope to flip this November in the deep red state. The most-watched race of Tuesday's Texas primary runoffs saw...
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