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Nevada GOP censures elections official who defended results

Apr. 11, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s Republican Party voted to censure the secretary of state, accusing her of failing to fully investigate allegations of fraud in the 2020 election. She says there was no widespread fraud and that her own party is attacking her for refusing to “put my thumb on the...

Kelly raises $4.4 million for Senate re-election bid

Apr. 07, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly said Tuesday he raised nearly $4.4 million for his re-election campaign during the first quarter of 2021. The formidable haul gives the Arizona senator a head start against Republicans looking to challenge him in 2022, when...

Romney gets Profile in Courage Award for impeachment vote

Mar. 26, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney was named the recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Friday for splitting with his party and becoming the only Republican to vote to convict former President Donald Trump during his first impeachment trial. The...

Today in History

Mar. 09, 2021 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 9, the 68th day of 2021. There are 297 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 9, 1841, the U.S. Supreme Court, in United States v. The Amistad, ruled 7-1 in...

Sunshine State dims for Dems amid election losses, cash woes

Mar. 07, 2021 10:21 AM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrats may delight in their brightening prospects in Arizona and Georgia, and may even harbor glimmers of hope in Texas, but their angst is growing in Florida, which has a reputation as a swing state but now favors Republicans and could be shifting further out of...

'We can do big things,' Schumer says as Senate approves aid

Mar. 07, 2021 00:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions were raw ahead of midnight as Republican leader Mitch McConnell rose in the Senate for the purpose of publicly ridiculing Majority Leader Chuck Schumer over the daylong delay as Democrats argued among themselves over the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue package. ...

No winners: UK waits for Harry, Meghan's take on royal split

Mar. 05, 2021 13:49 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The timing couldn’t be worse for Harry and Meghan. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will finally get the chance to tell the story behind their departure from royal duties directly to the public on Sunday, when their two-hour interview with Oprah Winfrey is...

Eager to act, Biden and Democrats leave Republicans behind

Mar. 04, 2021 15:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress are jamming their agenda forward with a sense of urgency, an unapologetically partisan approach based on the calculation that it’s better to advance the giant COVID-19 rescue package and other priorities than waste time...

Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments

Mar. 04, 2021 10:45 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former U.S. Army soldier who was court martialed after he left his post in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban is asking a federal judge to overturn his military conviction, saying his trial was unduly influenced when former President Donald Trump repeatedly...

Cindy McCain memoir about late husband coming in April

Feb. 23, 2021 12:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cindy McCain, widow of Sen. John McCain, will have a memoir out this spring. Forum, a Penguin Random House imprint, announced Tuesday that McCain's “Stronger: Courage, Hope, and Humor In My Life With John McCain” will be released April 27. Forum is...