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The Latest: Barr says he thinks Trump campaign was spied on

Apr. 10, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress and the Russia probe (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Attorney General William Barr says he thinks "spying did occur" on Donald Trump's presidential campaign, suggesting the origins of the Russia investigation may have...

US stops F-35 fighter jet parts delivery to Turkey

Apr. 1, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of warnings, the United States has stopped delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey in retaliation for Ankara's decision to move ahead with the purchase of a Russian surface-to-air missile system, the Pentagon said Monday. Top U.S. government leaders have repeatedly...

As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

Mar. 10, 2019 8:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump's watch and few in Washington seem to care. And even if they did, the political dynamics that enabled bipartisan deficit-cutting deals decades ago has disappeared, replaced by bitter partisanship and chronic dysfunction....

Calls growing for Maryland lawmaker to resign over slur

Feb. 27, 2019 6:34 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland political leaders from both parties and civil rights groups made growing calls for the resignation of a Democratic state lawmaker on Wednesday, after she used a racial slur for African-Americans at an after-hours gathering. The chairs of the Maryland Democratic Party and the...