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Trump tried hard to win Ukraine Biden probes, officials say

Nov. 8, 2019 5:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no hinting around, it was a straight-out trade, two key White House officials told impeachment investigators. If Ukraine's new leader wanted an Oval Office welcome from Donald Trump — and he did — he would have to open a public probe into the president's Democratic...

The words Trump had to hear: Investigations, Biden, Clinton

Nov. 7, 2019 7:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were three words President Donald Trump wanted to hear from the Ukraine president: Investigations, Biden, Clinton. That's according to the transcript, released Thursday, of an impeachment inquiry interview with career State Department official George Kent. "Potus wanted nothing less...

Longtime Oklahoma TV reporter announces run for US Senate

Nov. 4, 2019 6:53 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A longtime Oklahoma television news reporter says she's planning to run as a Democrat for Oklahoma's U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Jim Inhofe. Abby Broyles announced her candidacy late Monday in a video posted to her Twitter account. She joins a handful of other...

Wyoming governor names first state public records ombudsman

Oct. 1, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor has appointed the first state ombudsman for public records to oversee requests and disputes arising from requests for state records. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports Ruth Van Mark was appointed by Republican Gov. Mark Gordon Monday. Van Mark will determine if...

GOP on political tightrope as impeachment talk heats up

Sep. 26, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans could be nearing crucial tests of their loyalty toward President Donald Trump and of how well they've mastered the art of walking a political tightrope during his turbulent presidency. Should damning evidence accumulate that Trump pressured the Ukrainian...

Inhofe: Arkansas River system facing $225M backlog in upkeep

Sep. 20, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Arkansas River system that runs from Tulsa to the Mississippi River is facing a $225 million backlog of "critical" upkeep projects after being hampered for months by historic flooding in Oklahoma, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe said. The Environmental and Public Works Committee's senior member...