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Biden, Dems see both political, economic wins in rail deal

Sep. 15, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — While President Joe Biden was quick to hail Thursday's strike-averting rail agreement as a win for America, it was also a big win for him politically, allowing Democrats to sidestep what could have been an economic debacle before November’s midterm elections. ...

Biden approval rises sharply ahead of midterms: AP-NORC poll

Sep. 15, 2022 09:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s popularity improved substantially from his lowest point this summer, but concerns about his handling of the economy persist, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Support for Biden recovered...

AP-NORC poll: President Biden’s approval rating improves to 45%, but concerns about his handling of the economy persist

Sep. 15, 2022 00:08 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP-NORC poll: President Biden’s approval rating improves to 45%, but concerns about his handling of the economy persist.

Craft touts UN role in promoting bid for Kentucky governor

Sep. 13, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — Touting her time as United Nations ambassador for Donald Trump, Republican Kelly Craft told a hometown crowd Tuesday that her work on the world stage showed she's tough enough to “fight for Kentucky values” as she kicked off her 2023 campaign for governor. ...

Senate to vote on same-sex marriage in coming weeks

Sep. 08, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed Wednesday that the Senate will vote on legislation to protect same-sex marriage “in the coming weeks” as a bipartisan group backing the bill negotiates changes to gain more Republican support. The vote, expected by the end...

Chile's Boric shakes up cabinet after constitution loss

Sep. 06, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's President Gabriel Boric shook up his cabinet Tuesday in an effort to relaunch his government less than 48 hours after he was dealt a resounding blow when citizens overwhelmingly rejected a new progressive constitution he had championed. Boric, 36,...

Biden touts legislative record as midterms approach

Sep. 06, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden ended the summer on a legislative winning streak, chalking up victories that once appeared out of reach in this polarized capital. Now he wants to make sure voters reward him for that when they cast ballots in November's big congressional elections. ...

Breathing room for Biden: Big summer wins ease 2024 doubts

Aug. 18, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and his allies hope big recent wins on climate, health care and more will at least temporarily tamp down questions among top Democrats about whether he will run for reelection. That optimism may be short lived, at risk if and when former...

What to watch in Wis., 3 other states in Tuesday's primaries

Aug. 08, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

The Republican matchup in the Wisconsin governor's race on Tuesday features competing candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump and his estranged vice president, Mike Pence. Democrats are picking a candidate to face two-term GOP Sen. Ron Johnson for control of the closely divided...

Dems look ahead to Barnes in fall race against Ron Johnson

Aug. 08, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes grew up in Milwaukee with a mom who was a public school teacher and a father who worked in a factory — both union members, an important credential in a state where the labor movement is still a force. At 35, Barnes is nearly half the...