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Three officials have left a pro-DeSantis super PAC in the group's latest shake-up, AP sources say

Dec. 02, 2023 23:09 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three senior members of a super PAC backing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis left the group on Saturday, the latest sign of instability within the 2024 hopeful's political operation just six weeks before the Iowa Republican caucuses. Kristin Davison parted ways...

DeSantis hits Iowa campaign milestone but is still far behind Trump, who again mocked his campaign

Dec. 02, 2023 20:21 PM EST

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ron DeSantis completed his campaign promise to visit each of Iowa’s 99 counties, crossing a symbolic but also tactical threshold by telling his audience in a central Iowa town “this should show you that I consider myself a servant, not a ruler.” Former...

Trump calls Biden the 'destroyer' of democracy despite his own efforts to overturn 2020 election

Dec. 02, 2023 19:52 PM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Saturday attempted to turn the tables on his likely rival in November, President Joe Biden, arguing that the man whose election victory Trump tried to overturn is “the destroyer of American democracy.” Trump's...

Florida's Republican chair has denied a woman's rape allegation in a case roiling state politics

Dec. 02, 2023 19:31 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The head of the Florida Republican Party, whose wife is a founder of one of the nation’s most prominent conservative groups, has been accused of rape, leading Gov. Ron DeSantis to call for his resignation, roiling the state's conservative politics and creating...

Defense head calls out those who advocate isolationism and 'an American retreat from responsibility'

Dec. 02, 2023 17:03 PM EST

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday denounced those who advocate “an American retreat from responsibility” and said sustained U.S. leadership is needed to help keep the world as safe, free and prosperous as possible. He also urged Congress to end the partisan...

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor paved a path for women on the Supreme Court. Four are serving today

Dec. 02, 2023 12:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — One fall day in 2010, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor slipped into the courtroom where she worked for nearly 25 years to take in an “amazing” sight. The first — and for 12 years, the only — woman on the high court saw three women in...

Lawsuits against Trump over Jan. 6 riot can move forward, appeals court rules

Dec. 01, 2023 20:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawsuits against Donald Trump over the U.S. Capitol riot can move forward, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday, rejecting the former president's bid to dismiss the cases accusing him of inciting the violent mob on Jan. 6, 2021. The U.S. Court of Appeals for...

US proposes plan to help the snow-dependent Canada lynx before warming shrinks its habitat

Dec. 01, 2023 20:44 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials proposed a $31 million recovery plan for Canada lynx on Friday in a bid to help the snow-dependent wildcat species that scientists say could be wiped out in parts of the contiguous U.S. by the end of the century. The proposal marks a sharp...

Judge rejects Trump’s claim of immunity in his federal 2020 election prosecution

Dec. 01, 2023 20:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is not immune from prosecution in his election interference case in Washington, a federal judge ruled Friday, knocking down the Republican's bid to derail the case charging him with plotting to overturn the 2020 presidential election. U.S. District...

Judge lets election interference case against Donald Trump move forward, rejecting claims of presidential immunity

Dec. 01, 2023 19:44 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge lets election interference case against Donald Trump move forward, rejecting claims of presidential immunity.