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GOP keeps Senate control for 2 more years, triumph for Trump

Nov. 7, 2018 10:25 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans retained Senate control Tuesday after ousting Democratic incumbents in Indiana, North Dakota and Missouri, delivering a victory to President Donald Trump by preserving the chamber as a showplace for his conservative priorities for two more years. To seal the win, the GOP drew...

Obama, Trump offer dueling final pitches to midterm voters

Nov. 4, 2018 9:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — No longer reluctant to speak out, former President Barack Obama delivered a closing argument for Democrats that seeks a firm check on President Donald Trump's policies in Tuesday's midterm elections. Obama and Trump offered competing visions for the country in a split screen of...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 2, 2018 8:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.; Ronna McDaniel, Republican National Committee chairwoman. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Van Hollen; Gov. Bill Haslam, R-Tenn.; Josh Hawley, Republican nominee for Senate in Missouri;...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 20, 2018 1:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Reps. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, Peter King, R-N.Y., and Adam Schiff, D-Calif. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation"...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 19, 2018 7:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Cruz's Democratic challenger, Beto O'Rourke; Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation"...

Dems shift line of attack, warning of GOP threat to Medicare

Oct. 17, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are warning that Republicans will seek cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security to balance budgets if they keep control of Congress in the November election. It's a familiar message for Democrats, who have for...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 12, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; Stacey Abrams, the Democratic nominee for governor in...

Measure seeks to protect election systems from foreign foes

Oct. 11, 2018 1:25 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Foreign nationals would be prohibited from owning or controlling companies that support U.S. election systems under legislation introduced by two senators from Maryland, where officials learned this summer that a Russian oligarch is heavily invested in a company that maintains key...