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Today in History: May 2, Mandela claims victory

May. 02, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2022. There are 243 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 2, 1994, Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections; President F.W....

McCarthy's push to ascend to House speaker relies on Trump

Apr. 24, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The next speaker of the U.S. House could very well hail from California — not Nancy Pelosi’s slice of the Golden State, but the other California, Donald Trump’s California. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is a son of the Central Valley, a...

From 'sister' to rival: Dem rising stars fight for Ga. seat

Apr. 15, 2022 08:58 AM EDT

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Reps. Lucy McBath and Carolyn Bourdeaux flipped two longtime Republican congressional districts in Atlanta's northern suburbs by running against then-President Donald Trump and his divisive brand of politics. But as they fight to keep their House seats...

Pence unveils 'Freedom Agenda' as he weighs 2024 run

Mar. 31, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence is offering a “Freedom Agenda” platform for Republicans ahead of this year's midterm elections, presenting a framework for GOP candidates — and possibly himself for a 2024 presidential run. Pence’s platform, released...

House Republicans, bullish on midterms, plot return to power

Mar. 25, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The House majority seemingly within their grasp, Republican lawmakers huddling at a retreat in Florida this week turned to the architect of the “Republican Revolution” nearly three decades ago — former House Speaker Newt Gingrich — for ideas on starting their own...

Today in History

Mar. 06, 2022 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 6, the 65th day of 2022. There are 300 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 6, 1944, U.S. heavy bombers staged the first full-scale American raid on Berlin during World War II. ...