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AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit for Obama's gains for vets

May. 27, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boastful on the occasion of Memorial Day, President Donald Trump and his Veterans Affairs secretary are claiming full credit for health care improvements that were underway before they took office. Trump said he passed a private-sector health care program, Veterans Choice, after failed...

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

May. 26, 2019 6:18 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and a tale of 2 sheets of paper

May. 25, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held up and read from a sheet of paper in the Rose Garden this past week as he argued he's been hounded by investigators in the Russia probe for no reason. "Nearly 500 search warrants," says the page, from an ABC News graphic. "More than 2,500 subpoenas." And: "19...

2020 Dem primary calendar may boost Hispanic voter clout

May. 25, 2019 6:02 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — How to pronounce Beto O'Rourke's first name — "Is it BET-oh or BAY-toe?" — is debated nearly everywhere the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful goes in Iowa. But Rich Salas doesn't hesitate. "BET-oh," the chief diversity officer at Des Moines University says correctly...

Court: Electors who didn't vote for Clinton can be fined

May. 24, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Supreme Court says the "faithless electors" who defied both a pledge they had made and the will of Washington voters by casting their Electoral College votes for candidates other than Hillary Clinton in 2016 can be fined $1,000, as state law stipulates. Four of Washington's...

DeVos becoming popular target for Democrats in 2020 race

May. 23, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls Betsy DeVos the "worst secretary of education we've seen." Sen. Amy Klobuchar says DeVos "shouldn't be in her job." Beto O'Rourke's take on DeVos: "We can do better." In the hunt for a presidential nomination, those Democrats and others are increasingly taking swings at DeVos as a way...

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe

May. 23, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that Allied Wallet, its chief executive Ahmad "Andy" Khawaja...

Democratic pledges against big money come with an asterisk

May. 23, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wants to crack down on outside groups that do political spending, though one is allied with his presidential campaign. Elizabeth Warren has vowed no untraceable "dark money" will help her White House bid, despite being backed by an organization that doesn't disclose some of...

Nevada lawmakers back change in way president gets elected

May. 22, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada could soon become the latest to pledge to give its Electoral College votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the national popular vote, even if another candidate gets the most votes in the state. The measure, which has passed the Legislature and will soon be on the desk of...

GOP's Keller wins Pennsylvania's special US House election

May. 21, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Fred Keller, a conservative state lawmaker, won the special election for Congress on Tuesday in a heavily Republican district that sprawls across areas of central and northern Pennsylvania that are a stronghold for President Donald Trump. Keller, of Snyder County, will...