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Suddenly starless Wisconsin GOP plots rebuild for 2020

May. 12, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans determined to deliver Wisconsin for President Donald Trump next year will be doing it with a party working to rebuild after the departure of its two biggest stars and a rough midterm election that sent it reeling. The Wisconsin GOP heads into its state convention that...

Trump puts deal-making credentials to test with China talks

May. 8, 2019 10:42 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he cranks up the pressure on China in pursuit of a new trade accord, President Donald Trump is putting his deal-making persona on the line and injecting new risk into his bid for another four years in the White House. Trump has raised the already high stakes of this week's talks...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Apr. 27, 2019 11:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C.; Stephen Moore, an economic analyst whom President Donald Trump said he will nominate for the Federal Reserve's board. __ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Ron...

Dems ask White House aide Miller to testify on immigration

Apr. 17, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic House committee chairman on Wednesday invited White House aide Stephen Miller to testify before his panel and "make your case" for President Donald Trump's aggressive policies cracking down on both illegal and legal immigration. The combative Miller is one of the White...

Trump suggests family separation policy deters migrants

Apr. 10, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing bipartisan pushback to his immigration shake-up, President Donald Trump said he's not looking to revive the much-criticized practice of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border. At the same time, he suggested the policy had worked to deter migrants...

Trump: Not looking to reinstate family separation policy

Apr. 9, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing bipartisan pushback to his immigration shake-up, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's not looking to revive the much-criticized practice of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border. At the same time, he suggested the policy had worked to deter...

Acting appointments help Trump avoid saying 'You're hired'

Apr. 9, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump looks to reshape the executive branch, he's avoiding the words "You're hired." Trump's choice of Kevin McAleenan as acting replacement for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen spotlights the president's increasing reliance on a once-obscure federal...

Nielsen exit comes amid larger shake-up at Homeland Security

Apr. 9, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up their campaign to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security with a mission far wider than just the departure of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The dismantling of the government's...

Shake-up at Homeland Security goes beyond Nielsen's exit

Apr. 8, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up their campaign Monday to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security with a mission far wider than just the departure of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The dismantling of the government's...

Today in History

Apr. 8, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, April 8, the 98th day of 2019. There are 267 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 8, 1994, Kurt Cobain, singer and guitarist for the grunge band Nirvana, was found dead in Seattle from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound; he was 27. On this date:...