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Trump adviser: White House 'fully behind' Moore for Fed

Apr. 3, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is "fully behind" Stephen Moore, his choice to help lead the Federal Reserve, despite unflattering details that have come to light about Moore's personal life, a top White House official said Wednesday while also complaining about Washington's "toxic" environment....

Trump says Ohio workers 'better love me,' renews McCain feud

Mar. 20, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday brought his re-election campaign to Ohio — a state essential to his 2020 strategy — touring a military tank plant and telling many of its cheering workers: "You better love me. I kept this place open." Trump also used the visit to...

Correction: Trump-Judicial Nominee story

Mar. 13, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story March 12 about Senate confirmation of Paul Matey as an appeals court judge, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Matey is senior vice president and general counsel at University Hospital in New Jersey. He left the hospital in August 2018 and became a partner at...

2020 Democrats aim to make inroads in rural America

Mar. 11, 2019 6:40 AM EDT

DENMARK, S.C. (AP) — Deanna Miller Berry doesn't often see presidential candidates. So when New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker recently came to Bamberg County, South Carolina, she was primed to unload about a contaminated water system. "What is your plan to fix it?" Berry asked, her eyes narrowed. Booker, former...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 8, 2019 8:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — White House national security adviser John Bolton. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio; Reps. Liz Cheney, D-Wyo., and Adam Schiff, D-Calif. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Sen. John...

Biden could get boost by back-to-back 2020 departures

Mar. 7, 2019 8:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden isn't a presidential candidate yet. But with two key rivals already getting out of the way, the former vice president has more space to court voters who could help him claim the Democratic nomination. Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he wouldn't run for president, following...

No 2020 White House run for Dem Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio

Mar. 7, 2019 12:49 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he will not run for president in 2020, becoming the latest Democrat to bow out of the White House race. His decision comes after recent visits to several early-voting states to highlight his worker-friendly policy agenda. Brown said he believed...

Sanders' 2016 backers in New Hampshire holding back for now

Mar. 7, 2019 6:19 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has been good to Bernie Sanders, delivering him a 22-point victory in 2016 that was one of his biggest blowouts that year. But as he launches his second campaign for the presidency, there are early signs that he doesn't have a lock on the nation's first primary. More...

The Latest: Last car comes off line at GM assembly plant

Mar. 6, 2019 3:39 PM EST

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the idling of a GM plant in Ohio (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The last Chevrolet Cruze has rolled off the assembly line at a General Motors plant in Ohio where 1,700 hourly positions are being eliminated, perhaps for good. The factory near Youngstown is the first of...

Ziering, Ringwald and Whedon react to death of Luke Perry

Mar. 4, 2019 6:23 PM EST

Reaction to the death of Luke Perry , whose credits included "Beverly Hills, 90210," ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Riverdale." — "Luke Perry was a kindhearted and incredibly talented artist. It was an honor to be able to work with him. My thoughts and prayers go out to him and his loved ones." —...