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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Amy McGrath speaks to supporters in Richmond, Ky. McGrath overcame a bumpier-than-expected Kentucky primary to win the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination Tuesday, June 30, 2020 fending off progressive Charles Booker to set up a bruising, big-spending showdown with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)

McGrath raises Russia bounty issue in Kentucky Senate race

Jul. 1, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Taking the offensive after her narrow primary win, Democratic Senate nominee Amy McGrath challenged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to disclose what he knows about intelligence assessments suggesting Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan. McGrath, a...

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Democratic super PAC is joining Trump-TV station lawsuit

Jun. 24, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has granted a leading Democratic super PAC's request to join a court fight between President Donald Trump and a Wisconsin TV station, which his campaign sued after it aired a political ad criticizing his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. That sets up a notable legal...

President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis

Jun. 18, 2020 10:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook has removed campaign ads by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists and others in concentration camps. The company said in a statement Thursday that...

President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable about America's seniors, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, June 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

'It's frustrating': Trump advertising blast has limits

Jun. 15, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign manager warned in late spring that his juggernaut political operation — the “Death Star,” he called it — was about to start “pressing FIRE” for the first time. What followed was a massive investment in television...

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2020 file photo, Poland's President Andrzej Duda campaigns for his re-election in Warsaw, Poland. Poland's parliament speaker says the postponed presidential election will take place June 28. The election was originally planned for May 10 but the coronavirus pandemic forced the conservative government to put it off. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)

Polish president calls LGBT 'ideology' worse than communism

Jun. 13, 2020 11:14 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda accused the LGBT rights movement Saturday of promoting a viewpoint more harmful than communism and said he agreed with another conservative politician who stated that “LGBT is not people, it's an ideology.” Duda made his comments in the...

FILE - In this March 2, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C. Trump is resuming in-person fundraising events after a three-month hiatus as his campaign works to maintain a cash advantage over Democrat Joe Biden that it believes is vital to victory in November.  (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)

Trump resumes fundraising to build cash lead against Biden

Jun. 11, 2020 6:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is resuming in-person fundraising events after a three-month hiatus as his campaign works to maintain a cash advantage over Democrat Joe Biden that it believes is vital to victory in November. Trump is traveling to Dallas on Thursday to raise more than $10 million...

FILE - In this May 19, 2020, file photo, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks with reporters after a Senate Republican weekly luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. Four relatively unknown Iowa Democrats are competing in a primary Tuesday to take on Ernst. The endeavor was once viewed as a long shot. But Ernst’s slip in approval and the rallying of Iowa and national Democrats behind one of the four has the race receiving a second look.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Democrats fight for chance to take on GOP Sen. Ernst in Iowa

Jun. 1, 2020 6:18 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Four relatively unknown Iowa Democrats are competing in a primary Tuesday to take on Republican Sen. Joni Ernst, an endeavor viewed as a long shot when better-known prospects last year took a pass on running. But Ernst's slip in approval and the rallying of Iowa and national...