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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump camp threatens local TV stations over Democratic ad

Mar. 26, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is threatening legal action against local TV stations in Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin if they don't pull a Democratic anti-Trump commercial that uses clips of the president talking about the coronavirus outbreak. The...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Biden wins endorsement from NEA, nation's largest union

Mar. 14, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

The nation’s largest labor union has lined up behind Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, with the National Education Association on Saturday endorsing the former vice president for the Democratic nomination over his last remaining primary rival Bernie Sanders. The NEA’s board of directors...

FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, Juul Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a hearing on the youth nicotine epidemic. Vaping giant Juul Labs has donated thousands of dollars to court state attorneys general. But the lobbying strategy may be backfiring. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, file)

Juul Labs sought to court AGs as teen vaping surged

Mar. 9, 2020 8:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a blunt warning about the dangers of youth vaping: Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced late last month that his state had joined 38 others to investigate whether Juul Labs, the nation’s largest electronic cigarette company, promoted and sold its nicotine-heavy...

Hillary Clinton attends the premiere of

In 'Hillary,' Clinton candidly surveys her ups and downs

Mar. 3, 2020 12:31 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Since losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has released a memoir about that defeat, launched a political action committee and penned another book about “gutsy women” with her daughter, Chelsea. But Clinton’s most prominent return to the...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Latest: Biden not worried about Trump refusing to leave

Feb. 26, 2020 9:06 PM EST

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential primary contest (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he isn't worried about the prospect of President Donald Trump refusing to leave his post if he’s defeated in November. “I have...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at a

Super PACs aid Warren, Klobuchar whether they like it or not

Feb. 19, 2020 1:23 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Democrats Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar are getting help for their presidential bids from separate super PACs, whether they like it or not. Persist PAC started running ads Wednesday in Nevada to support Warren. The Massachusetts senator has made lessening the influence of unlimited...

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign event in Durham, N.C., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

AIPAC distances itself from group behind anti-Sanders ads

Feb. 14, 2020 4:44 PM EST

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is distancing itself from a political action committee that has run ads against Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The political action arm of Democratic Majority for Israel, formed last year to bolster the party's support for Israel as its conservative...

FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation during a news conference in Jefferson City. An ethics investigation has found that Greitens' campaign cooperated with a political action committee during his successful bid for governor. Missouri Ethics Commission findings released on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, say there's

Ex-Missouri governor's campaign fined $178K in ethics review

Feb. 13, 2020 6:01 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An ethics investigation found “probable cause” Thursday that disgraced former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' campaign broke the law by not reporting that it cooperated with a political action committee during his successful 2016 bid for the state's top office. The Missouri...

In this Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 photo, canvassers with Engage Texas, a political super PAC, seek to sign up voters while set up outside a driver's license office in San Antonio, Texas. With their base not expanding and their margins of victory getting thinner, Texas Republicans have begun spending big on finding more conservatives to vote. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Wanted: Texas Republicans need new voters in 2020, and fast

Feb. 13, 2020 11:59 AM EST

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — It's normal to target new voters ahead of Super Tuesday. Think volunteers holding clipboards at street festivals, malls or outside grocery stores. Democrats in Texas have made it a perennial focus, hoping they can end decades of losses by rousing more voters to the polls. ...

Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer speaks at a rally in west Reno, Nev., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, before his three-day bus tour through Nevada heads to Las Vegas on Thursday. The California billionaire says he's poised to

Steyer ready to 'shock the world' in Nevada's wide-open race

Feb. 13, 2020 12:52 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — California billionaire Tom Steyer said Wednesday he's poised to “shock the world” next week with a good showing in the Nevada caucuses, which he says is necessary for him to eventually win a “wide open” race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Steyer...