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Suddenly starless Wisconsin GOP plots rebuild for 2020

May. 12, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans determined to deliver Wisconsin for President Donald Trump next year will be doing it with a party working to rebuild after the departure of its two biggest stars and a rough midterm election that sent it reeling. The Wisconsin GOP heads into its state convention that...

Today in History

May. 3, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 3, the 123rd day of 2019. There are 242 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On May 3, 1937, Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, "Gone with the Wind." On this date: In 1469, political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence,...

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan to lecture at Notre Dame

Apr. 16, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is joining the University of Notre Dame faculty and will be a guest lecturer in political science and economics. The school announced Monday that the Wisconsin Republican will discuss topics during the 2019-20 academic year including the...

Paul Ryan says rest of the world should be more like Taiwan

Apr. 15, 2019 7:24 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, said Monday that the U.S. wants the rest of the world to be more like Taiwan — praise that will likely anger Beijing, which has long been sensitive to cooperation between the U.S. and the democratically...

Today in History

Apr. 11, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 11, the 101st day of 2019. There are 264 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 11, 1945, during World War II, American soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany. On this date: In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln spoke to a...

House Democrats likely to punt on budget

Mar. 27, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leaders appear likely to give up on passing a budget this year rather than trying to bridge divisions between progressives seeking more money for domestic programs and more moderate members in swing districts who fear being attacked on tax hikes. Budget Committee Chairman...