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Trump has become the last Republican standing in the 2024 primary. Here's how he bulldozed the field

Mar. 06, 2024 12:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Eight years after Donald Trump outlasted a crowded field of Republican presidential candidates with his pugilistic and sometimes vulgar style, the former reality show star has done it again. The former president is now the last major GOP candidate standing and...

Biden administration would cap credit card late fees at $8, part of campaign against junk fees

Mar. 05, 2024 16:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced a rule Tuesday to cap all credit card late fees, the latest effort in the White House push to end what it has called junk fees and a move that regulators say will save Americans up to $10 billion a year. The Consumer Financial...

Tim Scott lost his own presidential bid. But he's gotten Donald Trump's attention for vice president

Mar. 03, 2024 08:26 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The biggest winner of the Republican primary season so far, besides Donald Trump, might be Tim Scott. The South Carolina senator failed in his own bid for president. But his enthusiastic campaigning for the former president has been generating buzz about...

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,...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 16, 2024 20:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, a Republican presidential candidate; Gov. Josh Shapiro, D-Pa. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio. ___ ...

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...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 27, 2024 14:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif.; Gen. CQ Brown, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, a Republican presidential...

Trump racks up endorsements from Republicans in Congress as any resistance that once existed fades

Jan. 25, 2024 00:31 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Donald Trump announced his campaign to retake the White House, he launched a quieter campaign to rack up Republican endorsements. In early 2021, after Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden and inspired a mob of supporters to attack the Capitol trying to...

Haley hopes to stop Trump's march to nomination in New Hampshire: 'America does not do coronations'

Jan. 22, 2024 23:20 PM EST

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — As the last major challenger in Donald Trump 's way to the Republican nomination, Nikki Haley is hoping New Hampshire voters feel so strongly about keeping the former president away from the White House that they turn out to support her in large numbers. ...

Trump and Haley hustle for last-minute votes a day before New Hampshire primary. Follow live updates

Jan. 22, 2024 19:47 PM EST

The race for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination is down to two major candidates with just one day to go until New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation GOP primary. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who was once seen as Donald Trump's biggest obstacle in the GOP primary, dropped his bid...