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Trump VP contender Tim Scott doesn't want to talk about vice president's role in certifying election

Feb. 18, 2024 13:21 PM EST

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Sen. Tim Scott, a potential running mate if Donald Trump becomes the Republican presidential nominee, is treading carefully on questions about whether he would have certified the 2020 election had he been vice president at that time. On Jan. 6, 2021,...

Here's where all the cases against Trump stand as he campaigns for a return to the White House

Feb. 16, 2024 16:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — From allegations of plotting to overturn a lost election to illegally stowing classified documents at his Florida estate, former President Donald Trump faces four criminal indictments in four different cities as he vies to reclaim the White House. The cases,...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Nevada's presidential primary and caucuses

Feb. 06, 2024 14:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada again holds the coveted first-in-the-West slot in the presidential campaign calendar, but this year’s showdown in the Silver State won’t look like it did in previous years. State lawmakers opted to move away from the Iowa-style presidential caucuses...

With Trump closing in on nomination, the effective audition to become his vice president is underway

Jan. 22, 2024 00:08 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — As she addressed a crushing crowd of volunteers and media at Donald Trump’s New Hampshire headquarters on Saturday, New York Rep. Elise Stefanik received a welcome chant. “VP! VP! VP!" one man shouted across the room. While vice...

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson ends his 2024 campaign after sixth-place finish in Iowa caucuses

Jan. 16, 2024 12:00 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson dropped his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, ending a candidacy that was a throwback to an earlier era of the GOP but ultimately failed to resonate in a party now dominated by Donald Trump. ...

US Rep. Greg Pence of Indiana, former VP Mike Pence's older brother, won't seek reelection

Jan. 09, 2024 12:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Pence of Indiana said Tuesday he will not seek reelection this year to a fourth term, becoming the latest House member to announce that they won't run for reelection. Pence, the older brother of former Vice President Mike Pence, announced...

Transcript: Biden's first campaign speech of the 2024 election year

Jan. 05, 2024 19:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transcript of President Joe Biden’s campaign speech delivered Friday, Jan. 5, in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, as prepared by the AP. — Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Please, thank you. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 05, 2024 18:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-Texas. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y.; Israeli President Isaac Herzog; Quentin Fulks, a top official in President Joe...

One attack, two interpretations: Biden and Trump both make the Jan. 6 riot a political rallying cry

Jan. 04, 2024 19:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump will spend Saturday's third anniversary of the Capitol riot by holding two campaign rallies in leadoff-voting Iowa in his bid to win back the White House. To mark the moment, President Joe Biden plans to visit a site near Valley...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Dec. 21, 2023 13:56 PM EST

The Advocate. December 20, 2023. Editorial: Louisiana Congressional leaders need to leave Jan. 6 behind and put democracy first Our country is approaching the third anniversary of one of its darkest days, the violent Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol aimed at...