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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the Clark County Democratic Party

The Latest: Warren calls for party unity in taking on Trump

Feb. 17, 2020 5:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 2 p.m. Elizabeth Warren is preaching Democratic unity in taking on President Donald Trump, a challenge she framed as an existential crisis for America. Warren, having partly recovered her voice after catching a cold, said at a...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at a campaign stop at Rochester Opera House, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Warren betting that getting personal can help her rebound

Feb. 11, 2020 4:38 PM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren still “has a plan” for everything. She’s just trying to put a more personal face on them. Being a proud policy nerd helped catapult the Massachusetts senator into front-runner status last summer but may have carried her as far as it can. She has...

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019 file photo, The Statue of Liberty is shown in New York. The Department of Homeland Security says New York residents will be cut off from ‘trusted traveler’ programs because of a state law that prevents immigration officials from accessing motor vehicle records. Acting Deputy DHS Secretary Ken Cuccinelli says tens of thousands of New Yorkers will be inconvenienced by the action.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

DHS cuts New Yorkers off from 'trusted traveler' programs

Feb. 6, 2020 5:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York residents will be cut off from “trusted traveler” programs that speed their re-entry into the country, a senior Homeland Security official said Thursday, blaming a new state law that prohibits immigration agents from accessing motor vehicle records. Tens of...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., accompanied by his family, speaks to supporters at a caucus night campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Online conspiracy theories flourish after Iowa caucus fiasco

Feb. 5, 2020 12:17 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Monday night could not have gone better for online troublemakers who have spent years propagating false or misleading conspiracy theories on the internet that the U.S. election is rigged or vulnerable to tampering. The delayed election results from the Iowa caucuses revealed some Democratic...

Iowa Democratic Party chairman Troy Price speaks to reporters about the delay in Iowa caucus results, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Avalanche of issues takes out Iowa plan for high-tech caucus

Feb. 4, 2020 6:09 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — What went wrong with the Iowa Democratic Party’s high-tech plan to speed up the reporting of caucus night results? Pretty much everything. A little-known startup company was picked by party leaders to develop a mobile app for reporting unofficial results, with key details such...

In this image from video, Ken Starr, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks during the impeachment trial against Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Trump defense counsel Ken Starr says impeachment is 'hell'

Jan. 27, 2020 5:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment, he said, “is hell.” A measure of "last resort.” A bad habit to be kicked. With that, Ken Starr, the man whose years-long probe led to the impeachment of the 42nd president, stood before senators on Monday and delivered a nearly hour-long argument against...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jan. 22, 2020 10:41 AM EST

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ Jan. 20 The Herald-Dispatch on a county's upcoming vote that could declare it a “Second Amendment sanctuary": On Jan. 23, the Cabell County Commission will decide whether to follow the lead of Putnam County, the town of Fort Gay and 400 other counties,...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at a campaign event, Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020, at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Can a woman win the presidency? Clash exposes deeper issue

Jan. 14, 2020 11:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The smoldering political flareup between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders has rekindled debate over a question that has been gnawing at Democratic primary voters for more than three years: Can a woman beat President Donald Trump? Many voters openly support the idea of the first female...

Democratic Presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a rally Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Can cash buy the Dem nomination? Two billionaires are trying

Jan. 11, 2020 12:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaires Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer are testing an unproven theory in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination: that their vast personal wealth can buy the trophy. Not since Texas businessman Ross Perot spent $63.5 million in 1992 (more than $100 million in today's...

People take part in a march crossing the Brooklyn Bridge in solidarity with the Jewish community after recent string of anti-semitic attacks throughout the greater New York area, on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 in New York.  (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Solidarity march against anti-Semitism, acts of hate

Jan. 5, 2020 4:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of demonstrators joined by elected officials walked solemnly across the Brooklyn Bridge in a solidarity march Sunday against anti-Semitism and all acts of hate. The “No Hate, No Fear" march was organized by New York's Jewish community in the wake of recent anti-Semitic...