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Cuccinelli emerging as Trump's leading voice on immigration

Sep. 19, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lady Liberty, constructed in this case of paper-mâché, stands about 7-feet-tall or so in the corner of the office of Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. It overlooks Massachusetts Avenue from floor-to-ceiling windows. It wasn't a...

Governors struggle under new rules in 2020 presidential race

Sep. 17, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

As his 10 top competitors were in Houston prepping for a big night on national television last week, Democratic presidential candidate and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock was 900 miles (1,450 kilometers) north in a suburban Des Moines brewpub. The governor wasn't drowning his sorrows over failing to qualify for the...

Ex-FBI No. 2 official faces prospect of criminal charges

Sep. 12, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's wrath, faces the prospect of criminal charges after his lawyers failed to persuade senior Justice Department officials that he didn't intentionally lie to internal investigators. Two people familiar...

Democrats spending millions to try to take back statehouses

Aug. 20, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats still shaken by the 2010 tea party wave that netted Republicans six governors' offices, flipped 21 statehouse chambers and drove nearly 700 Democratic state legislators from office are mounting a comeback, pouring millions of dollars into state level races. In a longtime...

Widows sue over troopers' deaths in helicopter crash

Aug. 14, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The widows of two Virginia state troopers killed in a helicopter crash the day of a violent white nationalist rally have sued the state and others over their husbands' deaths, alleging the aircraft was not properly maintained or repaired. Amanda Bates and Karen Cullen filed wrongful...

Ex-FBI official Andrew McCabe sues over his firing

Aug. 8, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's ire, sued the FBI and the Justice Department on Thursday over his firing. The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was...

Ex-governor's Charlottesville book renews debate over blame

Aug. 3, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe travels the country promoting his new book about a deadly white nationalist rally, others involved in the mayhem nearly two years ago are pushing back at his characterization of the events. Charlottesville's former mayor said the book "blames...