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Trump is holding a rally in the South Bronx as he tries to woo Black and Hispanic voters

May. 23, 2024 00:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump will campaign in one of the most Democratic counties in the nation Thursday, holding a rally in the South Bronx to woo minority voters days before a Manhattan jury will begin deliberations on whether to convict him of felony charges in his criminal...

Trump allies face skepticism as they try appealing to disaffected Arab Americans in Michigan

May. 22, 2024 21:47 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Facing a room of Arab American activists from across the country angry at President Joe Biden's response to the Israel-Hamas war, a well-known adviser to Donald Trump was asked this week what the former president would have done differently had he been in office. ...

Biden is honoring Kenya with state visit as the East African nation prepares to send police to Haiti

May. 22, 2024 19:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed Kenyan President William Ruto to the White House for a three-day state visit and designating the East African nation a major non-NATO ally as it prepares to deploy forces to Haiti as part of U.N.-led effort to address the security crisis in the...

Senate confirms 200th federal judge under Biden as Democrats surpass Trump's pace

May. 22, 2024 19:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the 200th federal judge of President Joe Biden's tenure, about a month earlier than when Donald Trump hit that mark in his term, though Trump still holds the edge when it comes to the most impactful confirmations — those to the Supreme Court...

Nikki Haley says she will vote for Donald Trump following their disputes during Republican primary

May. 22, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

Nikki Haley said Wednesday that she will be voting for Donald Trump in the general election, a notable show of support given their intense and often personal rivalry during the Republican primary calendar. But Haley also made it clear that she feels Trump has work to do to win over...

Congress aims to overhaul presidential ethics rules with a plan led by an unlikely pair of lawmakers

May. 22, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House on Wednesday would require presidents and vice presidents to publicly disclose tax returns before, during and after their time in the White House as Congress makes an election-year push to curb foreign influence in American...

FACT FOCUS: Trump distorts use of 'deadly force' language in FBI document for Mar-a-Lago search

May. 22, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

Former President Donald Trump pointed to standard language in an FBI documentunsealed Tuesday to baselessly claim that the Biden administration wanted to kill him during a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach nearly two years ago. “WOW! I just came out of the Biden Witch...

Louisiana lawmakers approve bill similar to Texas' embattled migrant enforcement law

May. 22, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana bill that would empower state and local law enforcement to arrest and jail people in the state who entered the U.S. illegally received approval from lawmakers Wednesday and will likely soon be on the governor's desk. Amid national fights between...

FCC will consider rules for AI-generated political ads on TV and radio, but can't touch streaming

May. 22, 2024 14:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission introduced on Wednesday a proposal to require political advertisers to disclose when they use content generated by artificial intelligence in broadcast television and radio ads. If adopted by the five-person...

California lawmaker Vince Fong wins special election to finish ousted House Speaker McCarthy’s term

May. 22, 2024 07:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vince Fong, a California State Assembly member backed by former President Donald Trump, won a special election Tuesday to complete the remainder of the term of deposed former U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, which runs through January. A McCarthy protege who...