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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks at a get out the vote event hosted by the NH Young Democrats at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H. Motivated by an urgency to unseat President Donald Trump and the prospect of a historically large primary field, Democrats see little incentive to delay or downplay their 2020 presidential hopes. (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter, File)
November 13, 2018 - 4:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days after the midterm election, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker worked the phones with Democratic luminaries in Iowa. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock courted high-dollar donors in New York. Other Democrats openly mused about their White House ambitions on live television. Motivated...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., goes over the rules in a television studio prior to a televised debate with U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., in Phoenix. Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday, Nov. 12, in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
November 12, 2018 - 9:07 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake. The three-term congresswoman won after a slow vote count that...
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November 12, 2018 - 12:49 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A recently defeated Republican congressman from Minnesota is blaming the Democratic House takeover on the late Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act. First-term Rep. Jason Lewis made the argument in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece published...
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Richard Ojeda, Democratic candidate for West Virginia's 3rd Congressional district, watches election results during his campaign's watch party at Special Occasions in Yuma, near Logan, W.Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Dylan Vidovich/The Logan Banner via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 11:58 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda's announcement to seek the U.S. presidency (all times local): 1 p.m. Retired Army paratrooper Richard Ojeda chose Veterans Day to unveil his bid for the presidency in 2020. The Democratic state senator from West Virginia...
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November 12, 2018 - 8:13 am
BERLIN (AP) — The co-leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany party is under fire for receiving dubious campaign donations from abroad. Alice Weidel rejected calls Monday by other parties' lawmakers to step down, after German media reported that a Swiss-based company had sent her more than...
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Richard Ojeda, Democratic candidate for West Virginia's 3rd Congressional district, watches election results during his campaign's watch party at Special Occasions in Yuma, near Logan, W.Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Dylan Vidovich/The Logan Banner via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 8:13 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A retired Army paratrooper and West Virginia lawmaker seeking to restore the Democratic Party's blue-collar roots chose Veterans Day to formalize his campaign for the presidency in 2020. State Sen. Richard Ojeda filed his campaign committee paperwork with the Federal...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 10, 2018 - 6:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appears uncertain as President Donald Trump denies even knowing the man he's just named acting attorney general. The Senate's top Republican is predicting a permanent replacement could be named soon for Whitaker, who'...
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Republican Brian Kemp, right, shakes hands with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal at the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he's captured enough votes to become governor despite his rival's refusal to concede. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 2:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Volunteers spread out Friday trying to find any ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in their unsettled, too-close-to-call race for Georgia governor. Unofficial returns show Kemp with an advantage, and he's already resigned as...
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Protestors gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from overseeing the ongoing special counsel investigation. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 09, 2018 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bracing for the probe of Donald Trump's presidential campaign to fire up again. Trump's advisers are privately expressing worries that the special counsel, who's been out of the news for the past month, has been stealthily compiling information and could soon...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Pelosi says she's confident she will win enough support to be elected speaker of the House next year and that she is the best person for the job. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 08, 2018 - 11:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people. Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on assault-style weapons are likely to reach...
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