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AP FACT CHECK: Trump team's distortions on Mueller report

Apr. 20, 2019 8:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller all but boldfaced this finding in his report on the Russia investigation: No exoneration for President Donald Trump on whether Trump criminally obstructed justice. But Trump and his aides are stating that Mueller's report did exonerate. No words from the...

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

Apr. 19, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field next week. The decision answers one of the most significant outstanding questions of the early presidential primary season, which has already seen announcements from 18 other Democrats....

Former VP Biden rallies with striking supermarket workers

Apr. 18, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden attended a rally of striking supermarket workers in New England on Thursday, arguing that workers aren't being treated with enough respect. Biden spoke at the gathering of unionized Stop & Shop employees outside a store in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood....

Ex-Virginia Gov. McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020

Apr. 17, 2019 10:00 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020, meaning establishment, centrist Democrats will have one less option in a nominating free-for-all that so far has highlighted the party's leftward shift. McAuliffe said Wednesday night that instead of joining a...

The Latest: McAuliffe says he'll focus on Virginia politics

Apr. 17, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he won't run for president in 2020 and will instead focus on helping Democrats win in the state. McAuliffe made the announcement Wednesday on CNN. He flirted with a...

Can he win? Sanders makes case he can take back the Midwest

Apr. 17, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Price was not old enough to vote in 2016, but is keeping a close eye on the expansive field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. He likes Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders. The 20-year-old says it's "way too early" for him to make up his mind....

Trump predicts Biden, Sanders will be 2020 Dem 'finalists'

Apr. 16, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is predicting that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden will be the final two Democrats standing in the 2020 race against him. Looking ahead to his re-election campaign, Trump tweeted Tuesday that he believes "it will be Crazy Bernie...

Stop & Shop apologizes for limited offerings during strike

Apr. 16, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Stop & Shop is acknowledging that it has limited its offerings during a strike affecting 240 supermarkets in New England and is apologizing to customers for the inconvenience. Stop & Shop President Mark McGowan said in a letter Tuesday that most stores will remain open for 12...

Emotional eulogies highlight funeral of SC's Fritz Hollings

Apr. 16, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — As a college student fighting for racial equality in the early 1960s, Jim Clyburn was invited to the office of then-Gov. Fritz Hollings in an attempt to assuage racial tensions bubbling on the campus of South Carolina State University. Clyburn, now the majority whip and third...

The Latest: Hollings recalled as leader whose views evolved

Apr. 16, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Speaking through tears, U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn has remembered his political mentor Fritz Hollings as a strong leader who was capable of transformative change on the issue of race....