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Secret Service chief noted a 'zero fail mission.' After Trump rally, she's facing calls to resign

Jul. 21, 2024 11:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Kimberly Cheatle led the Secret Service's operations to safeguard the American president and other dignitaries, she said she would talk to agents in training about the “awesome responsibility” of their job. “This agency and the Secret Service has a zero...

2024 Election Latest: Trump and Vance rally in Michigan as calls for Biden to drop out persist

Jul. 21, 2024 11:32 AM EDT

President Joe Biden says he’s ready to return to the campaign trail, even as a growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers called for him to step aside. Meanwhile, after wrapping their national convention in Milwaukee last week, Republican officials, strategists and activists are...

Uproar over Biden's campaign shows no signs of abating. Manchin is latest to call for a new nominee

Jul. 21, 2024 11:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The uproar over President Joe Biden's reelection bid showed no signs of abating Sunday with a fifth senator urging him to withdraw from the race and let Democrats hold an “open process” for a new nominee. The Biden campaign acknowledged “differing opinions” but said the...

The Secret Service acknowledges denying some past requests by Trump's campaign for tighter security

Jul. 21, 2024 11:10 AM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — The Secret Service has acknowledged it denied some requests by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign for increased security at his events in the years before the assassination attempt on him at a recent rally. In the immediate...

The biggest of stories came to the small city of Butler. Here's how its newspaper met the moment

Jul. 21, 2024 02:11 AM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — When gunshots echoed at the Trump rally where she was working, Butler Eagle reporter Irina Bucur dropped to the ground just like everyone else. She was terrified. She hardly froze, though. Bucur tried to text her assignment editor, through spotty...

With GOP convention over, Milwaukee weighs the benefits of hosting political rivals

Jul. 21, 2024 00:42 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Downtown Milwaukee turned red last week as thousands of Republican National Convention delegates and other party stalwarts gathered in Wisconsin's largest Democratic stronghold to formally rally behind Donald Trump as their candidate for president in the pivotal swing state. ...

Republican field in Michigan Senate race thins as party coalesces around former Rep. Mike Rogers

Jul. 20, 2024 23:07 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Detroit-area businessman Sandy Pensler has withdrawn from the Republican Senate race in Michigan just ahead of the state’s primary, throwing his support behind former U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers for the party's nomination. Pensler made the announcement at...

Pelosi delivers speech to NC Democrats with notable absence — Biden's future as nominee

Jul. 20, 2024 22:41 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a state expected to help decide the presidency, House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi did little to quell speculation on President Joe Biden's path forward as the Democratic nominee to a room full of North Carolina Democrats on Saturday. Pelosi addressed more...

Trump campaign releases letter on his injury, treatment after last week's assassination attempt

Jul. 20, 2024 21:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign released an update on the former president's health Saturday, one week after he survived an attempted assassination at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. The memo, from Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson, a staunch supporter who served as Trump's White...

Trump holds first rally after assassination attempt with his new running mate, Vance, by his side

Jul. 20, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump held his first campaign rally since he survived an assassination attempt Saturday, returning to the battleground state of Michigan alongside his newly named running mate. “It was exactly one week ago, even to the hour, even to the minute,"...