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Trump's invective at John McCain dismays some Republicans

Mar. 21, 2019 7:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain , even claiming credit for the senator's moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked. By the time the president began his...

Trump aims new blasts at McCain, claims credit for funeral

Mar. 20, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain Wednesday, even claiming credit for the senator's moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked. By the time the president began his...

McSally says in Senate hearing she was raped in Air Force

Mar. 7, 2019 12:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Martha McSally, the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, said she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer and later, when she tried to talk about it to military officials, she "felt like the system was raping me all over again." The Arizona Republican, a...

The Latest: Governor: McSally showed 'courage and bravery'

Mar. 7, 2019 12:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Arizona Sen. Martha McSally (all times local): 12 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is praising Sen. Martha McSally for revealing that a superior officer raped her when she was in the U.S. Air Force. Ducey on Thursday used Twitter to thank McSally "for coming forward and speaking...

The Latest: Air Force 'deeply sorry' about McSally report

Mar. 6, 2019 6:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Martha McSally(all times local): 6:15 p.m. An Air Force spokeswoman says the Air Force is appalled and "deeply sorry" after Senator Martha McSally said she was raped by a superior officer. Capt. Carrie Volpe says the criminal actions reported by McSally Wednesday before...

Sen. McSally, former Air Force pilot, says officer raped her

Mar. 6, 2019 6:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Martha McSally, the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer, and later, when she tried to talk about it to military officials, she "felt like the system was raping me all over again." The Arizona...

Sen. Martha McSally, first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, says she was raped in Air Force by superior officer

Mar. 6, 2019 2:46 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Martha McSally, first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, says she was raped in Air Force by superior officer.

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicks off Arizona Senate bid

Feb. 23, 2019 6:18 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicked off a "mission for Arizona" Saturday as he launched his U.S. Senate campaign with a rally in Tucson, the city where his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, survived a shooting when she was a congresswoman. That attack in 2011 led Kelly to leave NASA and become...

The Latest: Mark Kelly kicks of Senate campaign

Feb. 23, 2019 5:48 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on retired astronaut Mark Kelly launching his campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly is casting his Democratic campaign for U.S. Senate as a "mission for Arizona" as he kicks off his bid to finish John McCain's last term...

GOP senators to watch on Trump's emergency declaration

Feb. 22, 2019 9:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall is heading to the GOP-controlled Senate, putting Republicans in the uncomfortable spot of deciding whether to back his declaration of a national emergency. Enough Republicans are chewing over whether to support Trump's plan...