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Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches ‘Hail Mary’ bid for president

Nov. 14, 2019 7:46 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Deval Patrick launched what he acknowledged to be a “Hail Mary” bid on Thursday for the Democratic presidential nomination, testing whether voters sifting through an already crowded field are open to hearing from new candidates less than three months before the primary...

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick announces Dem presidential bid

Nov. 14, 2019 11:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins. In an announcement video, Patrick highlighted his poverty-stricken childhood on Chicago’s South...

Spotlight on Texas’ ‘10-day rule’ in life support cases

Nov. 13, 2019 10:57 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas law that gives families 10 days to find a new hospital if they disagree with doctors who decide to take a patient off life support is once again under the spotlight after a judge halted a Fort Worth hospital’s plan to remove a 9-month-old girl from a ventilator against her...

Trump appeals court nominee in jeopardy following GOP revolt

Nov. 12, 2019 2:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for a federal appeals court is in jeopardy following a conservative revolt from two Republican senators who have said publicly they won't support him. Trump nominated federal judge Halil "Sul" Ozerden of Mississippi to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...

Oklahoma abortion clinic takes on 'physicians only' laws

Nov. 8, 2019 3:32 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City abortion clinic filed a lawsuit Friday challenging longstanding state laws that allow only physicians to perform abortions in Oklahoma, marking the sixth time in five years that the state's abortion restrictions have ended up in court. The lawsuit, which was filed on...

California justices skeptical of requiring Trump tax returns

Nov. 6, 2019 4:44 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Supreme Court justices seemed skeptical Wednesday of a state law requiring President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns if he wants to be a candidate in the state's primary election next year. The justices wondered in a rapid-fire hour of questioning if the...

The Latest: California court doubts law on Trump tax returns

Nov. 6, 2019 2:33 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California Supreme Court's consideration of President Trump's tax returns. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. California's Supreme Court justices seem skeptical of a state law requiring President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns if he wants to be a candidate...

Dem leads Kentucky governor's race that is too close to call

Nov. 6, 2019 2:37 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The hotly contested governor's race in Kentucky was too close to call Tuesday night, with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear holding a narrow lead — and declaring victory — over Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. With 100% of precincts reporting, the tenacious Beshear...

Lone Oregon GOP congressman to retire; seat up for grabs

Oct. 28, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The lone Republican in Oregon's congressional delegation won't seek reelection to a 12th term, throwing a huge district covering a conservative part of the state up for grabs. With less than seven months to go before the 2020 primaries, Rep. Greg Walden's videotaped announcement on...

Oklahoma judge blocks new abortion law from taking effect

Oct. 23, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a new law that would allow doctors who perform medication abortions to face felony charges for not informing women about the possibility of reversing the process. Oklahoma County District Judge Don Andrews issued a temporary injunction...