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AP Top Political News at 10:07 p.m. EDT

Trump to nominate Kan. Gov. Brownback to serve as ambassador
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Five years ago, Gov. Sam Brownback made Kansas an economic laboratory for the nation by aggressively cutting taxes. He's expected to leave office with his Kansas reputation in tatters and his home state an example of trickle-down economics that didn't work....

Trump again rips attorney general but many want him to stay
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans and influential conservatives rallied around Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday as President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of the nation's top law enforcement officer and left his future in doubt....

What's next: Senate GOP considers "skinny" health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican senators were looking to go skinny Wednesday as they struggled to repeal key parts of former President Barack Obama's health law....

The Latest: New sanctions bill ready for Senate approval
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on House passage of legislation placing additional sanctions on Russia (all times local):...

Trump announces $10 billion Foxconn plant in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3,000 jobs, the largest economic development project in state history....

The Latest: Gore slams trump's military transgender ban
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military (all times local):...

The Latest; Governors urge bipartisan work on healthcare
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local):...

Scalise discharged from hospital, beginning rehabilitation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month, has been discharged from a Washington hospital....

Law drawing focus in Russia probe rarely ends in prosecution
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia....

Records: Student-loan forgiveness has halted under Trump
The U.S. Education Department has not approved any applications for student-loan forgiveness in cases of possible fraud since President Donald Trump took office, according to records sent to an Illinois senator....