Political fundraising

March 05, 2017 - 7:41 am
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren regularly critiques an economic system she says is rigged against the little guy. Fueling that message is a voracious fundraising machine that's turned the Massachusetts Democrat into a powerhouse in her party. At the start of 2017, Warren had $4.8 million...
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March 02, 2017 - 11:55 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-SESSIONS Sessions recuses himself from Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. Sessions faced mounting pressure from both Democrats and...
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February 27, 2017 - 5:59 pm
BAR SHOOTING-KANSAS Man charged in shooting appears in court OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The man jailed following an apparently racially motivated bar shooting last week waived a formal reading of the charges Monday and was appointed a public defender. Adam Purinton, 51, of Olathe, appeared by closed-...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2011, file photo Donald Trump, left, and Melania Trump arrive for the White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington. President Donald Trump says he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner this spring. In a tweet on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, the president doesn't give a reason but says he wishes "everyone well and have a great evening!" The annual fundraiser for college scholarships mixes politicians, journalists and celebrities. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 25, 2017 - 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has been criticizing the news media and is famously thin-skinned, says he won't be attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner — sparing himself the dubious honor of being an in-the-house target of jokes. The annual fundraiser for...
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February 25, 2017 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner this spring. In a tweet on Saturday, the president doesn't give a reason but says he wishes "everyone well and have a great evening!" The annual fundraiser for college...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 24, 2017 - 6:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition will be the visual evidence of the fruits of years of the politically active group's labors. The annual conference at billionaire donor Sheldon Adelson's casino resort on the Las Vegas Strip has become a de facto...
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In this photo provided by General Motors a self-driving car is seen in Detroit. General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers across the country to pass legislation that would clear the way for the automaker to make self-driving cars publicly available while potentially barring GM’s competitors from putting their own vehicles on the road. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)
February 23, 2017 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road. The carmaker denies trying to...
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In this Wednesday, Feb, 1, 2017 photo, activist Samia Assed stands in front of a mural at the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice coalition in Albuquerque, N.M. Assed, a Palestinian-American, has now turned her fears over Donald Trump's election into action, joining what advocacy groups said are hundreds, possibly thousands of women of color, who are exploring making a run for public office. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
February 13, 2017 - 10:20 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As Samia Assed watched election returns come in with her children and another Muslim family, she panicked when it became clear that Donald Trump would win the presidency. The Palestinian-American woman wondered if they would have to register as Muslims, as Trump said during...
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In this Wednesday, Feb, 1, 2017 photo, activist Samia Assed stands in front of a mural at the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice coalition in Albuquerque, N.M. Assed, a Palestinian-American, has now turned her fears over Donald Trump's election into action, joining what advocacy groups said are hundreds, possibly thousands of women of color, who are exploring making a run for public office. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
February 13, 2017 - 12:50 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As Samia Assed watched election returns come in with her children and another Muslim family, she panicked when it became clear that Donald Trump would win the presidency. The Palestinian-American woman wondered if they would have to register as Muslims, as Trump said during...
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February 07, 2017 - 6:35 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Political "dark money" and the founder of an organization tied to President Donald Trump's accusations of voter fraud will be at the center of a Texas Supreme Court case Tuesday that could reshape campaign finance laws in the country's second-largest state. Chief questions...
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