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McCarthy's pursuit of speaker's gavel comes at a high cost

Nov. 28, 2022 00:22 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is in the fight of his political life, grinding through the promises and proposals, cajoling and deal-making necessary to win over reluctant colleagues whose support he needs to become House speaker. Every new commitment from...

Trump's long-teased White House bid is low key in 1st week

Nov. 23, 2022 05:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment he left the White House in defeat last year, Donald Trump has teased the prospect of a third presidential campaign. But in the week since he officially declared his candidacy, the former president has been uncharacteristically low key. There has been...

Today in History: November 17, Suez Canal opens

Nov. 17, 2022 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2022. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1869, the Suez Canal opened in Egypt. On this date: In 1800, Congress...

McCarthy makes case for House speaker, but right flank balks

Nov. 14, 2022 23:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Republicans close to gaining control of the House, Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy maneuvered Monday to lock up support to become the next House speaker, pushing past the objections of his right flank and embarking on a bruising path to seize the gavel from Nancy Pelosi if...

Wyoming Democrats get drubbed - again - but not giving up

Nov. 11, 2022 11:31 AM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Aaron Appelhans is among a rare few in Wyoming: A Democrat who won in Tuesday’s midterm election in this ever-redder state. After being appointed as Wyoming’s first Black sheriff almost a year ago, he is now the state’s first elected Black sheriff. He...

Handful of Arizona US House seats remain too early to call

Nov. 09, 2022 02:36 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A handful of U.S. House races in Arizona remained too early to call as Republicans hoped to shift the state's 5-4 Democratic tilt by picking up two and possibly three seats. Redistricting after the 2020 U.S. Census gave the GOP candidates a leg up in those three...

Once McCain's party, Arizona GOP returns to far-right roots

Sep. 18, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Simmering discontent among a segment of Arizona Republicans over John McCain's famous penchant for bucking his party boiled over in the winter of 2014 with the censure of the longtime U.S. senator. McCain's allies responded with an all-out push to reassert control...