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Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

Nov. 17, 2018 8:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie. "They're all done," Trump told reporters at the White House early Saturday before...

Trump says he 'very easily' answered Mueller questions

Nov. 16, 2018 10:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he had "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie. He said he hadn't submitted his answers to investigators yet. "You have to...

Indiana attorney general gets national post amid allegations

Nov. 13, 2018 7:48 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has been named vice chairman of the national Republican Attorneys General Association even as he resists calls from the state's GOP governor and legislative leaders to resign over allegations that he drunkenly groped a lawmaker and three legislative...

Rep. Duncan Hunter keeps seat despite charges

Nov. 7, 2018 3:59 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter won a sixth term Wednesday despite facing federal corruption charges involving the personal spending of campaign money. Hunter beat first-time Democratic candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar in a deeply red San Diego-area district that President Donald...

Path to power: Senate races to watch on election night

Nov. 6, 2018 12:55 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016. Out of the 35 Senate contests taking place Tuesday, 10 involve Democratic incumbents seeking...

AP news guide: Nov. 6 general election in Tennessee

Nov. 5, 2018 5:16 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee election officials expect high turnout to continue Tuesday as voters elect a new governor and U.S. senator. The two open statewide contests brought a surge in enthusiasm during the two-week early voting period, with 1.38 million early and absentee ballots cast. While high...

Senate, governor races lead in Tennessee election

Nov. 5, 2018 12:58 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With open seats for governor and U.S. senator, Tennessee Democrats believe they have their best chance in years to gain ground in Tuesday's general election. The votes of women could be key. Republican U.S. Rep Marsha Blackburn hopes to foil the Democrats' efforts and become the...

Path to power: Senate races to watch on election night

Nov. 5, 2018 12:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016. Out of the 35 Senate contests taking place Tuesday, 10 involve Democratic incumbents seeking...

Campaigns make final push to galvanize voters for midterms

Nov. 4, 2018 10:39 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Republican, Rep. Martha McSally, wore a maroon-and-gold Arizona State University T-shirt and jeans as she belted out the national anthem at the school's homecoming game. The Democrat, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, wore a canary-yellow dress and 4-inch platform shoes with cactus applique as...

Path to power: Senate races to watch on election night

Nov. 4, 2018 1:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016. Out of the 35 Senate contests taking place Tuesday, 10 involve Democratic incumbents seeking...