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FILE - Journalist Carl Bernstein attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York on May 22, 2018. Bernstein took to Twitter to specifically ‘out’ 21 Republican senators that he says have privately expressed contempt for President Donald Trump. It was an unusual form of reporting for Bernstein, who with former partner Bob Woodward broke stories that led to the resignation of former President Richard Nixon. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Carl Bernstein says 21 GOP senators contemptuous of Trump

Nov. 23, 2020 9:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein took to Twitter to list the names of 21 Republican senators who he says have “repeatedly expressed contempt” for Donald Trump and his fitness to be president. Bernstein's post was condemned Monday by some of those involved. It was an...

President Donald Trump listens during an event in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, on prescription drug prices. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win

Nov. 20, 2020 10:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but his pleas to Michigan lawmakers to overturn the will of their constituents appeared to have left them unswayed. Trump...

FILE - In this May 7, 2020 file photo, Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., gives his opening statement during a Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on new coronavirus tests on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republican Senate Health committee chairman says the Trump administration should provide President-elect Joe Biden access to transition materials -- particularly on COVID vaccine distribution --- “to ensure a smooth” transfer of power.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Sen. Alexander: Trump admin should aid in Biden transition

Nov. 20, 2020 7:47 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said Friday that President Donald Trump's administration should aid President-elect Joe Biden in his transition, saying the Democrat has a “very good chance” of becoming the next president. “If there is any chance whatsoever that Joe...

President-elect Joe Biden, accompanied by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, speaks at The Queen theater, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Election 2020 Today: Biden turns 78, Trump's legal ploy

Nov. 20, 2020 6:07 AM EST

Here’s what’s happening Friday in Election 2020. TODAY’S TOP STORIES: BIRTHDAY TIME: President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday. In two months, he’ll take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a century, high unemployment and a...

Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Trump, allies make frantic steps to overturn Biden victory

Nov. 20, 2020 12:24 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his allies are taking increasingly frantic steps to subvert the results of the 2020 election, including summoning state legislators to the White House as part of a longshot bid to overturn Joe Biden’s victory. Among other last-ditch tactics: personally...

President-elect Joe Biden, accompanied by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, prepares to speak at The Queen theater, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The Latest: Romney slams Trump efforts as 'undemocratic'

Nov. 19, 2020 11:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 11 p.m. Two Republican senators are criticizing President Donald Trump and his team for their efforts to pressure state and local election officials to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victories in several closely...

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Reserve, Judy Shelton, appears before the Senate Banking Committee for a confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump's controversial nominee to the Federal Reserve is facing a razor-close vote in Congress. The Senate is voting Tuesday on the nomination of Judy Shelton to join the Federal Reserve's powerful board of governors. Shelton is an unusually caustic critic of the Fed and is opposed by three Republican senators. Expected absences from two other Republicans could block her from advancing in Tuesday’s vote.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Controversial Fed nominee Shelton stalls in Senate test vote

Nov. 18, 2020 12:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nomination of Judy Shelton, President Donald Trump's controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, is stalled in the Senate after Vice President-elect Kamala Harris returned to the chamber to cast a key vote in a tally Tuesday. Two key Republicans were absent because of COVID-related...

Editorial Roundup: Idaho

Nov. 13, 2020 4:06 PM EST

Recent editorials from Idaho newspapers: If they won’t say it, Mr. President-elect, we will Nov. 12 The Lewiston Tribune President-elect Joe Biden: On behalf of our Republican congressional delegation, please accept Idaho’s warm and heartfelt congratulations upon being elected the 46th president of...

Senate likely to vote on controversial Fed pick next week

Nov. 12, 2020 4:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's unorthodox choice for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Judy Shelton, could be approved by the Senate next week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office said Thursday. The willingness of the Senate GOP leadership to bring Shelton's nomination to the floor...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Nov. 11, 2020 2:57 PM EST

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Nov. 9 The State Journal on how residents in Kentucky's Franklin County voted in the recent election: President Donald Trump may have lost his reelection bid for a second term in the White House, but he won in Franklin County by less than a percentage point...