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Rep. Steve King wants to make abortion point in 'softer way'

Aug. 23, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rep. Steve King said Friday he stands by his recent comments about rape and incest that sparked bipartisan criticism but acknowledged he could have made his point in a "softer way." Backed by supporters at a news conference in Des Moines, the Iowa Republican affirmed his belief that...

Correction: Steve King-Abortion story

Aug. 15, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about Rep. Steve King's comments on banning abortion, The Associated Press, relying on a story by The Des Moines Register, inaccurately quoted King as saying, "It's not the baby's fault for the sin of the father, or of the mother." Referring to House support for a...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 20, 2019 7:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.; Gov. Steve Bullock, D-Mont.; Mercedes Schlapp, adviser to President Donald Trump's re-election campaign. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Pre-empted by coverage of British Open ___ CBS'...

House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

Jul. 16, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "a racist...

Wyoming's Lummis announces run for Enzi's US Senate seat

Jul. 11, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis announced Thursday that she will run for Wyoming's open U.S. Senate seat, saying the state would field a "dream team" of a congressional delegation if she's elected — and if potential rival Liz Cheney stays in the House. Lummis, 64, is the first...

Wyoming businessman with GOP ties considers 2020 run

Jun. 29, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming businessman with national Republican ties says he's considering running for federal office. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports Bob Grady announced Friday that he decided to explore after U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi said he wouldn't run for re-election next year. Grady says he is...

AP Analysis: Trump moves show him to be unreliable partner

Jun. 24, 2019 10:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's abrupt decision against military strikes may have prevented open military conflict with Iran, but it also showed him anew to be an unpredictable, unreliable, partner at home and abroad. Trump won his job partly on his claims to be a great dealmaker. But the...