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Vice President Mike Pence participates in a Libre Initiative Roundtable at Grand Canyon University, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Trump looks to keep a changing Arizona in his column

Sep. 18, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Six days before the 2016 election, a confident Hillary Clinton landed in Phoenix in an audacious play to flip a longtime Republican stronghold into the Democratic column. She still lost to Donald Trump in Arizona, and her gambit came to symbolize in some quarters her neglect...

Idaho committee OKs $150 million for education funding

Sep. 15, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A committee helping oversee Idaho’s $1.25 billion share of the federal government’s $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package on Tuesday approved spending $150 million to help educate students. The Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee followed Republican Gov. Brad...

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2017, file photo Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko go for talks during Biden's visit in Kiev, Ukraine. The leaked recordings of apparent conversations between Joe Biden and Ukraine’s then-president largely confirm Biden’s account of his dealings in Ukraine. The choppy audio, disclosed by a Ukrainian lawmaker whom U.S. officials described Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, as an “active Russian agent” who has sought to spread online misinformation about Biden. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)

Biden audio first shared by 'Russian agent' thrives online

Sep. 12, 2020 1:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaked recordings were hardly a political bombshell: The apparent phone conversations between Joe Biden and Ukraine’s then-president largely confirm Biden’s account of his dealings in Ukraine. But the choppy audio, disclosed by a Ukrainian lawmaker whom U.S. officials...

President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One for a trip to a campaign rally in Freeland, Mich., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump, Biden plan dueling visits to Minnesota next Friday

Sep. 10, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will both bring their presidential campaigns to Minnesota on Friday of next week. The Trump campaign announced Thursday that the president will hold a rally at the Bemidji airport Friday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m. The Biden campaign...

US-Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday

Sep. 10, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

1. “Dog Man: Grime and Punishment” by Dav Pilkey (Graphix) 2. “All the Devils Are Here” by Louise Penny (Minotaur) 3. “Melania and Me” by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff (Gallery Books) 4. “Midnight Sun” by Stephenie Meyer (Little by Brown Books for Young...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a campaign event on the grounds of Kuharchik Construction, Inc., in Exeter, Pa. Labor Day kicks off the unofficial start to fall election campaign. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

AP Exclusive: Pence to attend event hosted by QAnon backers

Sep. 9, 2020 1:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence and top officials from President Donald Trump’s campaign are slated to attend a Montana fundraiser next week hosted by a couple who have expressed support for the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to an event invitation obtained by The Associated Press...

Trump, Biden surrogates bring campaign messages to Minnesota

Sep. 9, 2020 10:53 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota is getting extra attention from the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Joe Biden this week. Donald Trump Jr. will lead a “Make America Great Again” rally at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Wednesday night. Jill Biden was set to visit an...

President Donald Trump speaks from the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Is Trump's America great again or hellscape?

Aug. 31, 2020 12:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Convention begged this question: Why are President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters describing the state of his union as a hellscape? It was perhaps the central paradox for voters wondering what to believe in the rhetoric, because it defied logic to...

President Donald Trump speaks from the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Is US great again or dystopian? GOP says both

Aug. 29, 2020 8:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Convention begged this question: Why are President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters describing the state of his union as a hellscape? It was perhaps the central paradox for voters wondering what to believe in the rhetoric, because it defied logic to...

FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo Tucker Carlson, host of

Fox's Tucker Carlson takes heat for Kenosha commentary

Aug. 27, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News' Tucker Carlson, no stranger to the hot seat for his commentary, is being criticized for suggesting that no one should be surprised by the killing of two demonstrators during social unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Authorities “stood back and watched Kenosha burn,” he...