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The Latest: Trump expresses anger at Mueller report

Apr. 20, 2019 5:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's report and President Donald Trump (all times local): 3 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump played golf Friday with conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh and a couple of unidentified friends. Trump is spending the Easter weekend...

Tennessee bill would double Senate campaign donation limits

Apr. 19, 2019 7:20 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee senators have voted to double several campaign contribution limits. The Senate voted Thursday for Republican Sen. Brian Kelsey's bill. It still needs House approval. Currently, a Senate candidate can receive $1,600 from an individual and $12,300 from one political action...

The Latest: Mueller team dissatisfied with Trump's responses

Apr. 18, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia and President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Special counsel Robert Mueller's team was dissatisfied with written responses from President Donald Trump, but decided against issuing a subpoena for an interview. In...

Federal grand jury investigating N Carolina ballot fraud

Apr. 17, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury meeting in North Carolina is weighing whether to recommend criminal charges in the tainted congressional race. The grand jury is meeting Tuesday through Thursday in Raleigh to review election irregularities in the 9th Congressional District. State elections board...

North Dakota Senate passes GOP ethics reform bill

Apr. 17, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Republican-led Senate approved a GOP bill Wednesday that develops rules to comply with a voter-approved constitutional amendment aimed at ethics reform. But the initiative's sponsors — and some Democrats — said the House measure passed by senators largely...

Maine Congressional delegation gearing up for re-elections

Apr. 17, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's Democratic House members are continuing to raise money for their re-election campaigns. Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden has reported raising roughly $250,000 from January through March. His federal campaign finance reports filed Monday show he's raised nearly...

Senate Minority leader Kean to seek congressional seat

Apr. 17, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

CLARK, N.J. (AP) — State Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. will challenge freshman Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski for his seat representing New Jersey in Congress. The Republican announced his candidacy Tuesday at an American Legion Hall in northern New Jersey's 7th District. Malinowski, who was a State...

Congresswoman Torres Small outraising GOP opponents

Apr. 17, 2019 12:46 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Xochitl (SOH'-cheel) Torres Small is outraising her Republican opponents in her re-election bid for a key Congressional seat in southern New Mexico. Federal election records show the Las Cruces Democrat pulled in $444,000 during her first three months in office after...

North Carolina lawmaker's funding leads 10 in GOP House race

Apr. 16, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator who loaned his campaign $250,000 is leading fundraising among 10 Republicans facing a May primary for a congressional seat left vacant because a ballot-collection scandal that voided November's election. State Sen. Dan Bishop of Charlotte collected $130,717...

House vote on abortion-related bill could mean veto showdown

Apr. 16, 2019 5:21 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican lawmakers could soon reach their first legislative showdown with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper since his party increased House and Senate seat totals during the last elections. The House scheduled a floor vote Tuesday on a Senate measure that would direct how...