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Correction: Election 2019-Virginia Legislature story

Nov. 8, 2019 4:53 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about Virginia's elections, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 3.5 million voters cast ballots, twice as many as in 2015. At least 2.3 million voters cast ballots in the state's legislative races in 2019, an increase of more than 50 percent over four years...

The Latest: Trump aims to pit black voters vs. immigrants

Nov. 8, 2019 4:24 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's outreach to black voters (all times local): 4:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is trying to pit the black community against immigrants, saying Democrats care more for people who have come to the U.S. illegally than African Americans. Trump says public...

Mulvaney stands up Democrats in impeachment probe

Nov. 8, 2019 11:39 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney has stood up Democrats in their impeachment inquiry, skipping his 9 a.m. deposition as Democrats wrap up closed-door interviews and move into a public phase of the investigation. Democrats subpoenaed Mulvaney late Thursday as the White House...

Sessions, an Alabama icon, faces uncertain path to Senate

Nov. 8, 2019 2:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he wants to reclaim his old Senate seat from Alabama, where he's been a conservative icon and dominant vote-getter since the 1990s. But it's already clear that President Donald Trump's enmity toward him, along with an established...

Senior US envoy in Syria highly critical of troop withdrawal

Nov. 7, 2019 10:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior American diplomat has written a highly critical assessment of the Trump administration's abrupt withdrawal of troops from northeast Syria last month, a decision that paved the way for an attack on U.S.-allied forces in the area, officials said Thursday. In an internal memo,...

The Latest: Democrats subpoena Mulvaney in impeachment probe

Nov. 7, 2019 9:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment investigation (all times local): 9:50 p.m. House Democrats have subpoenaed acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney in their impeachment probe, demanding his testimony on Friday as they investigate President Donald...

Pence files Trump's paperwork for the New Hampshire primary

Nov. 7, 2019 5:43 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday added President Donald Trump's name to the Republican primary ballot in New Hampshire, the state where he achieved his first victory of the 2016 campaign. Accompanied by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, Pence signed the paperwork and paid the $1,000...

WWII vet, 100, halfway to goal of meeting each governor

Nov. 7, 2019 3:00 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A 100-year-old World War II veteran is halfway to his goal of meeting the governors of all 50 states. Sidney Walton, of San Diego, met with Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire on Thursday. Walton also got a chance to meet with Vice President Mike Pence, who was in Concord to add...

Analysis: Trump's GOP has no answer for suburban slide

Nov. 6, 2019 3:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The suburban revolt against President Donald Trump's Republican Party is growing. And if nothing else, the GOP's struggle across the South on Tuesday revealed that Republicans don't have a plan to fix it. In Kentucky, Trump and his allies went all in to rescue embattled Gov. Matt Bevin, who...

1 vote gives Democrats council control in Pence's hometown

Nov. 6, 2019 12:51 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Democrats will hold a City Council majority in Vice President Mike Pence's Indiana hometown for the first time since the 1980s if a candidate's one-vote victory margin holds up. Unofficial results from Tuesday's local election show Democrats winning a 4-3 Columbus City Council...