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President Donald Trump exits Marine One for a trip to Doral, Fla., to attend the Republican National Committee winter meetings, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Trump to rally in New Hampshire on eve of state's primary

Jan. 23, 2020 5:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Hampshire is getting its first campaign rally of the 2020 campaign season from President Donald Trump, and it will be held on the eve of the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Trump's Republican reelection campaign on Thursday announced a Feb. 10 “Keep America...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,, center, speaks as fellow candidates businessman Tom Steyer, from left, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. listen, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Democrats announce new criteria to qualify for Feb. 7 debate

Jan. 17, 2020 5:52 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Democratic National Committee on Friday announced its criteria for the first debate to be held after voting begins in the 2020 presidential campaign, including a new pathway to the stage based off delegate pledges. As they have before, qualifiers will need to meet polling and...

Ex-youth center counselor's lawyer sees greed behind charges

Jan. 17, 2020 5:44 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An attorney for a man charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy at New Hampshire's state-run youth detention center in the 1990s said Friday the allegations are motivated by “money and greed.” Stephen Murphy, 50, was charged in July with 26 counts of rape. He and...

David Meehan, lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit accusing the State of New Hampshire of covering up decades of sexual, physical and emotional abuse at its youth detention center, poses outside his lawyer's office in Portsmouth, N.H., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Meehan accuses three staffers, one who later worked for the Boston Red Sox, of sexually assaulting him, and others of witnessing and enabling the abuse. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

AP Exclusive: Dozens allege abuse at youth detention center

Jan. 12, 2020 8:25 AM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — More than two dozen men and women say they were physically, sexually and emotionally abused as children at New Hampshire’s state-run youth detention center over the course of three decades, according to attorneys who have filed a class action lawsuit on their behalf. The...

FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, Fenway Park is reflected in a  puddle on the roof of the visitors' bullpen at dusk as the Houston Astros work out in Boston. One of two men charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy at New Hampshire's youth detention center in the late 1990s went on to work as a clubhouse attendant for the Boston Red Sox, which suspended him when it learned of the allegations, the team told The Associated Press on Monday Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Red Sox attendant accused of sexual assault at youth prison

Jan. 6, 2020 7:10 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — One of two men charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy at New Hampshire’s youth detention center in the late 1990s went on to work as a clubhouse attendant for the Boston Red Sox, who suspended him when the club learned of the allegations, the team told The Associated Press...

Police: Woman at airport says she forgot gun was in carry-on

Jan. 6, 2020 3:55 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman found with a loaded handgun at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport security checkpoint on Monday told authorities she forgot she had it in her carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said. The TSA said the 9 mm gun was loaded with eight...

18 sickened at popular New Hampshire primary campaign stop

Dec. 28, 2019 7:37 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A norovirus sickened 18 people after a private function last month at a restaurant co-owned by a Democratic congressman that is popular with presidential candidates campaigning in the New Hampshire primary, state health officials said. People who became ill attended the private...

This combination of photographs shows from left, Aimee Brewer, Morgan O'Sullivan and Mark McQueen on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (AP Photo)

Among public, a great divide at moment of Trump impeachment

Dec. 19, 2019 5:08 PM EST

We interrupt the holiday spirit to bring you the impeachment of a president. In festive haunts, buzzing stores and rush-hour frenzy, Americans absorbed the moment Donald Trump became only the third president branded with the mark of impeachment, the Constitution's gravest political indictment. Depending whom you...

Democratic presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick tours a community garden Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Late-starting candidate Deval Patrick lays out policy vision

Dec. 19, 2019 3:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick has outlined a broad policy agenda while jabbing at his progressive rivals for proposals that he considers too ideologically inflexible. The former Massachusetts governor held a policy roundtable Thursday in Manchester, New Hampshire, and...

Democrats announce early primary state debate schedule

Dec. 12, 2019 12:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will hold four primary debates in each of the early primary states as voting gets underway next year, with some of the debates scheduled for just days before voters head to the polls, the Democratic National Committee announced in an email to campaigns Thursday. The first...