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Democrats subpoena former White House lawyer McGahn

Apr. 22, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House Counsel Don McGahn for testimony following the special counsel's report that said McGahn refused President Donald Trump's request to curb or cut off the Russia investigation. The New York Democrat...

Fight for 2020 Democratic nomination moves to prime time

Apr. 22, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The fight for the Democratic presidential nomination moves to prime time as five White House contenders showcase their policies and personalities from the same stage for the first time. During Monday night's town halls, the candidates will take turns fielding questions from young...

Harris picks up 2nd Nevada endorsement from ex-county chair

Apr. 22, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has picked up a second endorsement in Nevada from former Clark County Democratic Party chair Chris Miller. Miller said in a statement Monday that he's backing the California senator because of her support for the middle class and fight for...

Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Apr. 22, 2019 8:38 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field. The...

Harris' campaign focuses on black colleges for support

Apr. 21, 2019 8:18 AM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically black college as "one of the most important aspects" of her life. Now, her Democratic presidential campaign is using that experience to connect with voters. Not only is she one of only two...

Democratic hopefuls demur on pursuing Trump post-White House

Apr. 21, 2019 5:01 AM EDT

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — Some Democratic contenders for president aren't saying whether they would re-open investigations into President Donald Trump if they were to oust him from the White House in 2020. Their reluctance comes as some liberals, including fellow 2020 challenger Sen. Elizabeth Warren, have...

2020 campaign trail runs through churches in South Carolina

Apr. 20, 2019 5:16 AM EDT

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon. In a large and diverse primary field, White House hopefuls are angling to develop relationships with black churches. That's...

Warren becomes first 2020 Democrat to call for impeachment

Apr. 19, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday became the first 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to make a full-throated call for the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report....

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Apr. 19, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: __ CLAIM: Man who threw boy over Minnesota mall balcony is a Somali immigrant....

Harris: Close the teacher pay gap.

Apr. 19, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris has made a brief appearance in New Orleans, repeating her call for tax credits for working families and a nationally funded teacher pay raise. Harris, a senator from California, was addressing a Friday luncheon at the regional conference for...