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Early voting begins in NY congressional primary

Aug. 13, 2022 08:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Early, in-person voting began Saturday in New York’s congressional party primaries, which will set the final field for a slew of competitive contests in the general election this autumn. Voters in two parts of the state are also picking new members of Congress in...

Timeline of events leading up to FBI search of Trump's home

Aug. 12, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate sent reverberations across the country, even before court papers were unsealed Friday showing agents recovered documents labeled “top secret” as they investigated potential violations of three laws,...

Two top House Dems decline to say Biden should run in 2024

Aug. 02, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two powerful House Democrats from New York each declined Tuesday to say that President Joe Biden should run for the White House again in 2024. Reps. Jerry Nadler and Carolyn Maloney, two of the party's establishment liberals who chair powerful committees and are...

House panel subpoenas gunmaker for data on rifle sales

Aug. 02, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House oversight panel on Tuesday subpoenaed gunmaker Smith & Wesson for documents on the manufacture and sale of AR-15-style semi-automatic rifles after its CEO refused to appear for a hearing on the firearms frequently used in mass shootings. The House...

Dems allege cover-up on Secret Service texts, demand records

Aug. 01, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top congressional Democrats have requested sit-down interviews and internal documents from the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general as part of a deepening investigation into the agency's handling of now-deleted Secret Service text messages surrounding the Jan. 6...

AR-15 style guns sold as a sign of manhood as shootings rise

Jul. 27, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gun makers have taken in more than $1 billion from selling AR-15-style guns over the past decade, at times marketing them as a way for young men to prove their masculinity, even as the number of mass shootings increases, according to a House investigation unveiled Wednesday. ...

One thing voters agree on: Fresh voices needed in politics

Jul. 24, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As he campaigns for a Manhattan congressional seat against fellow Democrats twice his age, 38-year-old Suraj Patel harnesses the frustration of his generation toward those who have held office for decades. In his telling, Reps. Jerry Nadler, 75, and Carolyn Maloney,...

Secret memo links citizenship question to apportionment

Jul. 20, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

Trump officials tried to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a move experts said would benefit Republicans despite initial doubts among some in the administration that it was legal, according to an investigative report released Wednesday by a congressional oversight committee. ...

Bill attempts to prevent political meddling in US head count

Jul. 14, 2022 12:50 PM EDT

New questions on a census form would have to be vetted by Congress and a U.S. Census Bureau director couldn't be fired without cause under proposed legislation that attempts to prevent in the future the type of political interference into the nation's 2020 head count that took place during the...

Snyder camp says he'll testify voluntary, not subpoenaed

Jul. 13, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorney for Dan Snyder told the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Wednesday there is no reason for the owner of the Washington Commanders to testify under subpoena for the congressional investigation into the NFL team's workplace culture. ...