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Conservative-backed group is creating a list of federal workers it suspects could resist Trump plans

Jun. 24, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — From his home office in small-town Kentucky, a seasoned political operative is quietly investigating scores of federal employees suspected of being hostile to the policies of Republican Donald Trump, an effort that dovetails with broader conservative preparations for a new White...

Can Biden perform and can Trump be boring? Key questions ahead of high-stakes presidential debate

Jun. 24, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Mon PMs; WX507-508 ___ Rarely, if ever, has one candidate in a presidential debate had so much material to use against the other. Republican Donald Trump has been convicted of 34 felony counts with serious charges in three other...

In one affluent Atlanta suburb, Biden and Trump work to win over wary Georgia voters

Jun. 24, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will meet for their first general election debate Thursday in Georgia, the battleground that yielded the closest 2020 margin of any state and became the epicenter of Trump’s efforts to overturn Biden’s election. ...

'Everything is at stake' for reproductive rights in 2024, Harris says as Biden-Trump debate nears

Jun. 23, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris says “everything is at stake” with reproductive health rights in November's election as the Biden campaign steps up its focus on contrasting the positions taken by Democratic President Joe Biden and Republican Donald Trump on the issue before...

Here's a look at Trump's VP shortlist and why each contender may get picked or fall short

Jun. 23, 2024 16:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has narrowed his vice presidential shortlist to a handful of contenders as he prepares to announce his pick in the days before — or perhaps even at — next month’s Republican National Convention. He told reporters Saturday that he already has made...

FBI seeks suspects in 2 New Mexico wildfires that killed 2 people, damaged hundreds of buildings

Jun. 23, 2024 14:30 PM EDT

RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Full-time residents of Ruidoso will be allowed to return to their village Monday morning as federal authorities seek to prosecute whoever started a pair of New Mexico wildfires that killed two people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,400 structures. The FBI...

Democrats wrestle with whether to attend Netanyahu's address to Congress as many plan to boycott

Jun. 23, 2024 09:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the U.S. Congress, nearly 60 Democrats skipped his speech nine years ago, calling it a slap in the face to then-President Barack Obama as he negotiated a nuclear deal with Iran. With Netanyahu...

Trump endorses Ten Commandments in schools, implores evangelical Christians to vote in November

Jun. 22, 2024 21:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump told a group of evangelicals they “cannot afford to sit on the sidelines” of the 2024 election, imploring them at one point to “go and vote, Christians, please!" Trump also endorsed displaying the Ten Commandments in schools and elsewhere while...

Now an abortion rights advocate, woman raped by stepfather as a child will campaign with first lady

Jun. 22, 2024 08:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 22-year-old woman who became an abortion rights advocate after she was raped by her stepfather as a child will campaign with first lady Jill Biden in Pennsylvania this weekend as part of a 2024 election push around the anniversary of the fall of Roe v. Wade. ...

Biden and allied Republicans are trying to rally GOP women in swing-state suburbs away from Trump

Jun. 22, 2024 00:18 AM EDT

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Thirty miles north of Philadelphia, upscale subdivisions such as Colonial Commons interrupt dairy farms, centuries-old roadside stone houses and the winding Neshaminy Creek that flows between Doylestown and Newtown. Both cities were once rural outposts that have morphed...