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Inside Democrats' struggle with the Kavanaugh accusation

Sep. 24, 2018 2:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Sen. Dianne Feinstein huddled with the other Democrats on the Judiciary Committee in a room just off the Senate floor, the rumors were flying. The senators already had heard talk of the mysterious letter from a woman. They knew something about a startling allegation about the...

Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioids bill

Sep. 21, 2018 4:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer and health care groups are scrambling to block what they say is a move by the pharmaceutical industry to commandeer must-pass opioids epidemic legislation as a vehicle for rolling back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries with high prescription costs. Republicans said...

GOP targets Kansas Democrat with 1998 strip club charge

Sep. 21, 2018 1:44 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican group is resurrecting an embarrassing scene in a strip club from a Democratic congressional candidate's past in a television ad that characterizes him as "shady." The Congressional Leadership Fund, a political action committee aimed at maintaining GOP control in the U.S....

Democratic House candidate calls attack mailers "racist"

Sep. 20, 2018 8:17 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate on Thursday denounced immigration attack mailers sent out by a Republican senator's political action committee as "racist" and "fearmongering." Clarke Tucker, who is running against 2nd District Republican Rep. French Hill, said that...

Review: Michael Moore takes on Trump _ via Flint, Michigan

Sep. 19, 2018 6:59 PM EDT

"I hope he never does one on me," Donald Trump once said of Michael Moore. It was in 1998, on Roseanne Barr's syndicated talk show. Trump complimented Moore's "Roger & Me," a takedown of General Motors and its then-CEO, Roger Smith. "It's terrific," he said, then added he hoped never to be a similar target....

Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'

Sep. 18, 2018 10:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that "really bad things" at the FBI are exposed. But the decision, made against the backdrop of Trump's spiraling outrage at the...

House Republicans seek permanent tax cuts as elections loom

Sep. 10, 2018 7:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders have unveiled their proposal to expand the massive tax law they hustled through Congress last year. They're aiming to make permanent the individual tax cuts and small-business income deductions now set to expire in 2026. With midterm elections barely two months...

Trump: Russia probe 'really, really unfair for the midterms'

Sep. 7, 2018 7:03 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is not only bad for the country, it's "really, really unfair for the midterms." Trump said the inquiry should have been wrapped up a "long time ago." Asked about...

Trump campaigns in Montana, lauds Kavanaugh's progress

Sep. 7, 2018 5:35 AM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh's progress toward winning confirmation to the Supreme Court but decried the "anger and the meanness on the other side," blasting Democrats' behavior toward his nominee as "sick." During a campaign rally in Montana Thursday, Trump...

At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness'

Sep. 6, 2018 11:26 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh's progress toward winning confirmation to the Supreme Court but decried the "anger and the meanness on the other side," blasting Democrats' behavior toward his nominee as "sick." During a campaign rally in Montana,...