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Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

Jun. 21, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump, the presidential adviser who has billed herself as a "force for good" in the administration, remained silent for days as the firestorm over forced separations of migrant families consumed the White House. In a closed-door meeting with Republicans late Tuesday, President...

Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

Jun. 20, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump, the presidential adviser who has billed herself as a "force for good" in the administration, remained silent for days as the firestorm over forced separations of migrant families consumed the White House. In a closed-door meeting with Republicans late Tuesday, President...

Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

Jun. 20, 2018 1:30 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign trip Wednesday to Minnesota could signal whether he'll wade into the GOP's primary for governor between a former two-term governor who once called him "unhinged" and an underdog who is an avowed supporter. The rally in Duluth is officially for Pete...

Trump enough? Defeat of GOP congressman begs the question

Jun. 14, 2018 1:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't cross President Donald Trump. That's the lesson many Republicans are drawing from Rep. Mark Sanford's surprise defeat Tuesday in his primary election in South Carolina. The victor, state Rep. Katie Arrington, repeatedly highlighted Sanford's criticism of the president. The outcome...

Primary election lesson for GOP: Don't cross the president

Jun. 13, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't cross President Donald Trump. That's the lesson many Republicans are drawing from Rep. Mark Sanford's surprise defeat Tuesday in his primary election in South Carolina. The victor, state Rep. Katie Arrington, repeatedly highlighted Sanford's criticism of the president. The outcome...

A New York Republican ex-con fights to return to Congress

Jun. 4, 2018 12:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Grimm doesn't want to talk about his time in prison. He just wants your vote. The former Republican congressman from New York City's Staten Island is fighting his party, his president and the stigma of a felony conviction in a no-holds-barred primary June 26. Just two years out of...

In NYC, a Republican ex-con fights to return to Congress

Jun. 2, 2018 3:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Grimm doesn't want to talk about his time in prison. He just wants your vote. The former Republican congressman from New York City's Staten Island is fighting his party, his president and the stigma of a felony conviction in a no-holds-barred primary June 26. Just two years out of...

Actress Sela Ward's husband plays on her fame in Senate race

May. 31, 2018 1:21 PM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The husband of TV and movie actress Sela Ward is making his first run for political office in her native Mississippi, competing in a six-person Democratic primary for a U.S. Senate seat held by a Republican in a deeply conservative state. Venture capitalist Howard Sherman is...

Since Weinstein: The growing list of the accused

May. 25, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The publication of allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sparked a national reckoning. Since October, scores of men in entertainment, politics, media, and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to forced sexual misconduct to...

Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor's race

May. 21, 2018 12:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — This week's primary election in Georgia presents black women voters with a rare opportunity: To give a Democrat who looks like them a chance at occupying the governor's mansion in a Republican-controlled state. A Democratic primary win Tuesday for Stacey Abrams or Stacey Evans — both...