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Unity at the RNC, knocks on Trump's prosecutions and Senate politics: Takeaways from day 2

Jul. 16, 2024 22:32 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Republican National Convention marched into its second day Tuesday, showcasing classic GOP themes like border security and public safety that have become the centerpieces of former President Donald Trump's campaign. With Trump's primary rivals speaking, it was...

Amazon Prime Day is a major cause of injuries for warehouse workers, Senate review says

Jul. 16, 2024 17:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s popular Prime Day sales event has been “a major cause of injuries” for warehouse workers who pick and pack customer orders at the e-commerce giant's facilities across the United States, according to a report released Tuesday by Sen. Bernie Sanders. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 12, 2024 19:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. Brian Kemp, R-Ga.; former White House chief of staff Ron Klain. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. ___ CBS’...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 06, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Replay of an interview with President Joe Biden; U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sen. JD Vance, R-Ohio; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. ___ CBS’...

Pressure is building on Biden to step aside. But many Democrats feel powerless to replace him

Jul. 02, 2024 18:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders describes President Joe Biden's recent debate performance as “painful.” In an interview, he says he's not confident that Biden can win this fall. But the progressive senator from Vermont does not want Biden to step aside. ...

George Latimer, a pro-Israel centrist, defeats Rep. Jamaal Bowman in New York Democratic primary

Jun. 26, 2024 05:41 AM EDT

George Latimer, a pro-Israel centrist, defeated U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman on Tuesday in a Democratic primary in suburban New York that highlighted the party’s deep divisions over the war in Gaza. With the victory, Latimer has ousted one of the most liberal voices in Congress and one...

Biden and Trump are set to debate. Here's what their past performances looked like

Jun. 26, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — What people remember from Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s first debate four years ago are likely the interruptions, the shouting and the “will you shut up, man?” Then-President Trump arrived at that first matchup in Cleveland seemingly determined to steamroll...

Democrats in Congress say federal mediators should let airline workers strike when it's 'necessary'

Jun. 12, 2024 18:44 PM EDT

A group of 32 senators say federal mediators should speed up labor negotiations between airlines and their flight attendants and other workers, even granting them permission to go on strike “as necessary.” The lawmakers said Wednesday that airlines feel no pressure to reach...

Bashing governor in publicly funded campaign ads is OK in Connecticut legislative races, court rules

May. 20, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Supreme Court on Monday ruled that state elections officials violated the constitutional free speech rights of two Republicans running for the state legislature when it fined them thousands of dollars for criticizing the Democratic governor in ads paid for by...

In Oregon's Democratic primaries, progressive and establishment wings battle for US House seats

May. 19, 2024 14:05 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Democratic primaries for U.S. House seats in Oregon could help reveal whether the party’s voters are leaning more toward progressive or establishment factions in a critical presidential election year. The state’s 3rd Congressional District, which...