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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 1993, file photo, then-Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses in her robe in her office at U.S. District Court in Washington. Earlier, the Senate voted 96-3 to confirm Bader as the 107th justice and the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at her home in Washington, on Sept. 18, 2020, the Supreme Court announced. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)

The Latest: Trump boasts about how many court picks he's had

Sep. 21, 2020 8:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (all times local): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is boasting on the campaign trail about his reshaping of the federal judiciary days after the death of liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...

FILE - In this May 19, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump speaks with reporters after meeting with Senate Republicans at their weekly luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. Standing behind Trump are Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. The battle for control of Congress this fall is solidifying into a race about Trump. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Trump looms large over campaigns for control of Congress

Sep. 7, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle for control of Congress is solidifying into a race about President Donald Trump, as Republicans hitch their fortunes to their party’s leader and Democrats position themselves as a bulwark against him — and as partners in a potential Joe Biden White House. So...

In this image from video, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., speaks during a virtual video hearing before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee on the U.S. Postal Service during COVID-19 and the upcoming elections, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs via AP)

Tough choices for GOP over a Postal Service Trump belittles

Aug. 22, 2020 10:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans in tight reelections are in a precarious position over the embattled Postal Service as its bosses impose cost-cutting measures on one of the government's few beloved agencies. And as often happens, President Donald Trump has made the political fallout for...

Documents show Polis taking $1M in donations for top jobs

Aug. 15, 2020 10:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — To deliver on his campaign promises and policy priorities, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is relying on wealthy donors and major advocacy organizations to pay the bill. The Democratic governor is accepting more than $1 million from donors, nonprofits and foundations to pay salaries and costs...

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 27, 2020, to highlight the new Republican coronavirus aid package. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Endangered GOP senators are driving force for virus deal

Aug. 5, 2020 6:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small but singularly influential group is a driving force for an agreement on a stalled coronavirus relief bill: endangered Senate GOP incumbents who need to win this fall if Republicans are going to retain control of the majority. Confronted with a poisonous political environment,...

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 27, 2020, to highlight the new Republican coronavirus aid package. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Endangered GOP senators are driving force for virus deal

Aug. 4, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small but singularly influential group is a driving force for an agreement on a stalled coronavirus relief bill: Endangered Senate GOP incumbents who need to win this fall if Republicans are going to retain control of the majority. Confronted with a poisonous political environment,...

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2007, file photo former Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal, right, and guide Tom Scarlett walk to an antelope shot by the governor during the One Shot Antelope Hunt in Lander, Wyo. The coronavirus has canceled the charity antelope hunt that has drawn teams of famous, wealthy and powerful men to central Wyoming for over 75 years and growing criticism that ceremonies tied to the event crudely and inaccurately depict Native American culture. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

COVID-19 cancels Wyoming hunt amid Native American criticism

Jul. 29, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The coronavirus has prompted cancellation of a charity antelope hunt that has drawn teams of famous, powerful men to central Wyoming for over 75 years and now faces growing criticism that ceremonies tied to the event crudely and inaccurately appropriate Native American culture. The...