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'Carer-feeder': Gillibrand plays up motherhood in 2020 race

Feb. 17, 2019 3:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand had a flurry of pots on the stove and steak, haddock, peas, steamed vegetables and rice on the menu. She had a cable news appearance coming up in a few hours, but for now, her 10-year-old son entertained the family goldendoodle, Maple, a few feet away. The New York...

Make El Chapo pay for a border wall? Don't count on it

Feb. 15, 2019 10:17 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After El Chapo's conviction in a drug-trafficking trial that included florid testimony of jewel-encrusted guns, a fleet of cash-laden jets and a personal zoo with roaming big cats, some Americans have floated an idea they see as poetic justice: Why not take some of the Mexican drug lord's...

Colorado Democratic Sen. Bennet set to visit Iowa this month

Feb. 14, 2019 5:09 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet plans to travel to Iowa this month to meet with Democratic activists in the early presidential caucus state as he considers entering his party's 2020 White House field, his aides said Thursday. The soft-spoken moderate plans to visit working-class...

Make El Chapo pay for a border wall? Don't count on it

Feb. 14, 2019 4:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After El Chapo's conviction in a drug-trafficking trial that included florid testimony of jewel-encrusted guns, a fleet of cash-laden jets and a personal zoo with roaming big cats, some Americans have floated an idea they see as poetic justice: Why not take some of the Mexican drug lord's...

Is Beto back? O'Rourke's Trump counter-rally teases 2020 run

Feb. 12, 2019 5:35 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — His voice occasionally cracking, Beto O'Rourke delivered an emotional appeal to thousands of cheering El Pasoans, vowing that Donald Trump shouldn't be allowed to stoke fears in his hometown. Only when the possible 2020 presidential hopeful paused for effect was the boom of the...

WH press group condemns attack on cameraman at Trump rally

Feb. 12, 2019 4:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Correspondents' Association condemned on Tuesday an attack the night before of a television cameraman working at President Donald Trump's rally in El Paso, Texas. The association's president, Olivier Knox, said Tuesday the group is relieved that "this time, no one was...

In Texas, Trump backs wall while O'Rourke rallies opponents

Feb. 12, 2019 10:06 AM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers' tentative deal that would give him far less than he's been demanding and declaring he's "setting the stage" to deliver on his signature campaign...

In El Paso, Trump and O'Rourke go head-to-head over wall

Feb. 11, 2019 11:17 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump charged ahead Monday with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers' tentative deal that would give him far less than he's been demanding and declaring he's "setting the stage" to deliver on his signature...

The Latest: Trump can't see himself with a White House dog

Feb. 11, 2019 10:59 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Beto O'Rourke in Texas (all times local): 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's rally in El Paso, Texas, to push for his border wall took a strange twist when he began a tangent on dogs. Trump says he's impressed by German shepherds and their...

Trump tries to turn border debate his way with El Paso rally

Feb. 11, 2019 12:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump will hold his first campaign rally since November's midterm...