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From toast of town to toxic: Facebook CEO on outs with Dems

Nov. 4, 2019 12:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking. Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scandals, the site's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and accusations that Facebook crushes competitors....

Republican lawmakers unmuzzled in rebuking Trump on Syria

Oct. 16, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A "dark day." A "betrayal." The "biggest mistake of this presidency," and "really delusional." And that was President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans. Trump's decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria — triggering a deadly Turkish invasion targeting the U.S.'s...

Rhode Island file campaign fundraising reports

Oct. 16, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island U.S. Sen. Jack Reed raised almost $550,000 in the third quarter according to Federal Election Commission filings and had $2.6 million in his campaign account at the end of September. Reed has been in the Senate since 1997 and is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed...

Who could be impeachment managers? An early look

Oct. 3, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — They aren’t in charge right now. But within months, if not earlier, the House Judiciary Committee is likely to be at the forefront of President Donald Trump’s impeachment. It’s a moment many on the panel have been waiting for. Several members of the Judiciary panel...

House intel chief says Facebook working on election threats

Sep. 20, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the House Intelligence Committee said Friday he has been assured by the CEO of Facebook that the company is working on ways to prevent foreign actors from disrupting next year's elections. Rep. Adam Schiff of California met with Mark Zuckerberg and said the Facebook CEO showed...

Congressional delegation celebrates grant to fix viaduct

Sep. 15, 2019 9:47 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's congressional delegation says a federal infrastructure grant will help replace and upgrade 11 bridges that comprise a busy stretch of Interstate 95. The delegation visited the Northbound Providence Viaduct Friday to celebrate the $60.3 million from the Infrastructure...