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Trump-aligned challengers ousting GOP legislative incumbents

Aug. 04, 2022 10:46 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Wisconsin's longest-serving Assembly speaker, Republican Robin Vos has presided over efforts to restrict abortions, weaken unions, expand gun rights and push back against COVID-19 mandates. Despite that, he's facing a primary challenger who claims he's not conservative...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jul. 29, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Post spreads baseless claim about...

Today in History: July 25, Concorde crash near Paris

Jul. 25, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 25, the 206th day of 2022. There are 159 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 25, 1972, the notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiment came to light as The Associated Press reported that for...

Jan. 6 panel deepens probe to Trump Cabinet, awaits Thomas

Jul. 24, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee said Sunday it will interview more former Cabinet secretaries and is prepared to subpoena conservative activist Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, who's married to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, as part of its investigation of the Capitol riot and...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 22, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.; Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md.; former Vice President Al Gore; White House COVID-19 response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Gore; Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va.; Treasury...

Liz Cheney braces for primary loss as focus shifts to 2024

Jul. 22, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Three weeks before the most significant election of her political career, Liz Cheney was nowhere to be seen as thousands of voters gathered for a massive midsummer rodeo and cowboy festival in Wyoming’s largest city. Instead, the three-term Republican...

Jan. 6 hearing dominates top TV networks — except one

Jul. 22, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — America's top television networks on Thursday turned prime time over to a gripping account of former President Donald Trump's actions during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol — with one prominent exception. The top-rated news network, Fox News Channel,...

Jan. 6: Trump spurned aides' pleas to call off Capitol mob

Jul. 22, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite desperate pleas from aides, allies, a Republican congressional leader and even his family, Donald Trump refused to call off the Jan. 6 mob attack on the Capitol, instead “pouring gasoline on the fire” by aggressively tweeting his false claims of a stolen election and...

Live updates | Lawmakers hold Trump 'responsible' for Jan. 6

Jul. 21, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hearing Thursday by the House committee investigating the Capitol riot (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Members of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot are saying unequivocally that Donald Trump is to blame for the...

What to watch as Jan. 6 panel returns to prime time

Jul. 21, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee is headed back to prime time for its eighth hearing — potentially the final time this summer that lawmakers will lay out evidence about the U.S. Capitol insurrection and President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn his 2020 election defeat. ...