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2 political outliers claim seats in European Parliament by leveraging social media's viral power

Jun. 17, 2024 00:30 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — One is a wildly popular, seemingly happy-go-lucky YouTuber from Cyprus. The other is a brash, fringe figure of Spain's far right who rails against unauthorized immigrants. They both are new members of the European Parliament thanks to their savvy use of video-based social...

Clooney and Roberts help Biden raise $28 million at a fundraiser featuring dire warnings about Trump

Jun. 16, 2024 07:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of Hollywood's brightest stars headlined a glitzy fundraiser for President Joe Biden, helping raise what his reelection campaign said was $28 million and hoping to energize would-be supporters for a November election that they argued was among the most important in the...

Takeaways from the campaigning to win over rural voters in swing-state North Carolina

Jun. 16, 2024 08:48 AM EDT

OXFORD, N.C. (AP) — President Joe Biden and Donald Trump have their sights on a handful of battleground states in the White House race, and North Carolina is one of them. Rural voters in particular will play an important role for both campaigns, but the candidates will have to...

Many voters in swing-state North Carolina are disengaged. Party activists hope to fire them up

Jun. 16, 2024 08:28 AM EDT

OXFORD, N.C. (AP) — She opens the door wearing a gray tank top, Hello Kitty pajama pants and pink fuzzy slippers. With her 6-year-old son standing quietly beside her, she listens patiently as Liz Purvis begins discussing what's at stake in the election this November. The woman,...

What to know about Trump's outreach with Arab Americans led by his daughter Tiffany's father-in-law

Jun. 16, 2024 08:18 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump's allies are working to win over Arab American voter s who are unhappy with President Joe Biden’s support for Israel. The effort is led by Massad Boulos, whose son married Tiffany Trump, the former president's younger daughter, two years ago....

Trump allies hope his daughter Tiffany's father-in-law can help flip Arab American votes in Michigan

Jun. 16, 2024 08:07 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One of Donald Trump’s emissaries to Arab Americans is a Lebanese-born businessman who moved to Texas as a teenager, speaks Arabic, English and French, and recently joined the Trump family when his son married the former president’s younger daughter. Massad...

Today in History: June 16, Donald Trump launches presidential campaign

Jun. 16, 2024 00:15 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 16, the 168th day of 2024. There are 198 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 16, 2015, real estate mogul Donald Trump launched his successful campaign to become president of the United...

Trump challenges Biden to a cognitive test but confuses the name of the doctor who tested him

Jun. 15, 2024 23:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump on Saturday night suggested President Joe Biden “should have to take a cognitive test," only to confuse who administered the test to him in the next sentence. The former president and presumptive Republican nominee referred to Texas Republican Rep....

Trump visits a Black church, addresses a MAGA activist gathering amid swing through pivotal Michigan

Jun. 15, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Donald Trump used back-to-back stops Saturday to court Black voters and a conservative group that has been accused of attracting white supremacists as the Republican presidential candidate works to stitch together a coalition of historically divergent interests in battleground...

Indiana Republicans upset Mike Braun’s choice for lieutenant governor, backing far-right pick

Jun. 15, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republicans rejected Sen. Mike Braun’s choice for lieutenant governor on Saturday, instead nominating a podcasting pastor with far-right views to be his running mate. Braun, who is leaving the Senate, endorsed state Rep. Julie McGuire for his running...