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Review: Michael Moore takes on Trump _ via Flint, Michigan

Sep. 19, 2018 6:59 PM EDT

"I hope he never does one on me," Donald Trump once said of Michael Moore. It was in 1998, on Roseanne Barr's syndicated talk show. Trump complimented Moore's "Roger & Me," a takedown of General Motors and its then-CEO, Roger Smith. "It's terrific," he said, then added he hoped never to be a similar target....

Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'

Sep. 18, 2018 10:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that "really bad things" at the FBI are exposed. But the decision, made against the backdrop of Trump's spiraling outrage at the...

House Republicans seek permanent tax cuts as elections loom

Sep. 10, 2018 7:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders have unveiled their proposal to expand the massive tax law they hustled through Congress last year. They're aiming to make permanent the individual tax cuts and small-business income deductions now set to expire in 2026. With midterm elections barely two months...

Trump: Russia probe 'really, really unfair for the midterms'

Sep. 7, 2018 7:03 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is not only bad for the country, it's "really, really unfair for the midterms." Trump said the inquiry should have been wrapped up a "long time ago." Asked about...

Trump campaigns in Montana, lauds Kavanaugh's progress

Sep. 7, 2018 5:35 AM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh's progress toward winning confirmation to the Supreme Court but decried the "anger and the meanness on the other side," blasting Democrats' behavior toward his nominee as "sick." During a campaign rally in Montana Thursday, Trump...

At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness'

Sep. 6, 2018 11:26 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh's progress toward winning confirmation to the Supreme Court but decried the "anger and the meanness on the other side," blasting Democrats' behavior toward his nominee as "sick." During a campaign rally in Montana,...

Democratic Party transforming as it searches for leaders

Sep. 6, 2018 12:40 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When Ayanna Pressley topped a 10-term congressman in a Massachusetts district once represented by John Fitzgerald Kennedy, she became the latest face of a burgeoning movement of the grassroots left. "This is a fight for the soul of our party and the future of our democracy," Pressley said....

Inside the makeover of the Democratic Party

Sep. 5, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic makeover is in full swing. With just a few primaries remaining before the decisive midterm elections in November, voters have dramatically reshaped the Democratic Party to become younger, more diverse and unquestionably liberal. The latest turn came Tuesday in...

The Latest: GOP's John Hugo to face Democratic US Rep. Clark

Sep. 4, 2018 11:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the primary election in Massachusetts (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Republican John Hugo will face Democratic U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark in November after winning his party's nomination in Massachusetts. Hugo, a Woburn resident, defeated Louis Kuchnir, of Southboro, in Tuesday's...

Arkansas race shows Democrats' hope for red state wins

Sep. 2, 2018 10:05 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Running for a congressional seat in a red state that went for Donald Trump two years ago, Clarke Tucker talks often about his bout with cancer and the federal care health law that expanded coverage for those without insurance. "I beat cancer here and became one of the million...