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Nevada and other swing states need more poll workers. Can lawyers help fill the gap?

Feb. 29, 2024 01:24 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — With Nevada counties struggling to find poll workers in a pivotal election year, the top election official in the Western swing state is taking a page from his counterparts elsewhere and is asking the legal community to help fill the gap. Secretary of State Cisco...

What is Super Tuesday? Why it matters and what to watch

Feb. 29, 2024 00:38 AM EST

The biggest day of this year's primary campaign is approaching as 15 states — plus American Samoa — vote in contests known as Super Tuesday. The elections are a crucial moment for President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, who are the overwhelming front-runners for...

North Carolina's 5 open congressional seats drawing candidates in droves

Feb. 29, 2024 00:28 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With five members of North Carolina's U.S. House delegation declining to run this year, next week's primaries have attracted dozens of Republican candidates seeking what could become extended time on Capitol Hill. Some of the turnover can be attributed to...

Biden, Trump try to work immigration to their political advantage during trips to Texas

Feb. 29, 2024 00:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and his likely Republican challenger Donald Trump both head to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas on Thursday in a sign of how central immigration has become to the 2024 election and how much both candidates want to use it to their advantage. ...

McConnell's exit as Senate leader means new uncertainty as GOP falls in line with Trump

Feb. 28, 2024 22:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Sen. Mitch McConnell surprised colleagues Wednesday announcing he would step down as the Republican leader this fall, he knew the time had come. Hard-right Republican senators aligned with Donald Trump wanted to oust him. Trump was easily becoming the...

The Supreme Court will decide whether Trump is immune from federal prosecution. Here's what's next

Feb. 28, 2024 22:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether former President Donald Trump should be immune from prosecution in his federal 2020 election interference case could push a trial close to Election Day — or even beyond this year. The announcement Wednesday was...

Judge orders Trump off Illinois primary ballot but puts ruling on hold

Feb. 28, 2024 20:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge ruled the Illinois State Board of Elections must take former President Donald Trump's name off the state's March 19 primary ballot Wednesday. But she placed her order on hold until Friday to allow an appeal. Judge Tracie Porter issued her decision...

Biden 'continues to be fit for duty,' his doctor says, after president undergoes annual physical

Feb. 28, 2024 20:33 PM EST

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden “continues to be fit for duty,” his doctor wrote Wednesday after conducting an annual physical that is being closely watched as the 81-year-old seeks reelection in November. Dr. Kevin O’Connor, Biden's physician, wrote that the...

Appellate judge refuses to halt Trump's $454 million fraud penalty while he appeals

Feb. 28, 2024 20:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appellate judge on Wednesday refused to halt collection of Donald Trump’s $454 million civil fraud penalty while he appeals, leaving the former president less than a month to pay the staggering sum or secure a bond covering the full amount he owes. ...

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

Feb. 28, 2024 19:44 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,...