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AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

Dec. 12, 2018 11:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Doug Jones said Alabama's soybean farmers and automobile manufacturers are "scared to death" over President Donald Trump's tariff wars, but he cautioned Democrats from spending too much time attacking the president as the party tries to win back heartland voters ahead of the 2020...

Today in History

Dec. 12, 2018 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2018. There are 19 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Dec. 12, 2000, George W. Bush became president-elect as a divided U.S. Supreme Court reversed a state court decision for recounts in Florida's contested election. On this...

Today in History

Dec. 8, 2018 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2018. There are 23 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 8, 1941, the United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Imperial Japan, a day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. On this date: In 1813, Beethoven's...

Today in History

Dec. 4, 2018 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2018. There are 27 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Dec. 4, 1783, Gen. George Washington bade farewell to his Continental Army officers at Fraunces Tavern in New York. On this date: In 1619, a group of settlers from Bristol,...

Takeaways from Mississippi's Senate runoff

Nov. 28, 2018 10:56 PM EST

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith's victory in Mississippi's Senate election runoff was closer than usual in the GOP-dominated Deep South state. But she still was never really threatened by Democrat Mike Espy in Tuesday's contest, which brought the state's long history of racial politics into sharp relief. Some...

Democrat's path to victory in Mississippi: black turnout

Nov. 23, 2018 10:39 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The special election for a U.S. Senate seat in deeply conservative Mississippi wasn't supposed to be competitive. But hopeful Democrats are eyeing a narrow path to victory next week by driving up African-American turnout after Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith stirred outrage with her...

Today in History

Nov. 21, 2018 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2018. There are 40 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. On this date: In 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state to ratify the U.S....

Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi

Nov. 13, 2018 8:29 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans. Democrat Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore in Alabama last December after Moore was hit by accusations of sexual misconduct....

The Latest: Senate candidates in Mississippi agree to debate

Nov. 13, 2018 6:16 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The two candidates in a special U.S. Senate race in Mississippi have agreed to their only debate of the campaign season. Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation spokesman Jon Kalahar says...

Today in History

Nov. 13, 2018 12:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 13, the 317th day of 2018. There are 48 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 13, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure lowering the minimum draft age from 21 to 18. On this date: In 1775, during the American Revolution, the...