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Virginia Rep. McEachin dies at 61 after cancer battle

Nov. 28, 2022 23:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin, D-Va., died Monday after a battle with colorectal cancer, his office said. He was 61. Tara Rountree, McEachin's chief of staff, said in a statement late Monday: “Valiantly, for years now, we have watched him fight and triumph over...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 19, 2022 10:55 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Paul Ryan, former Republican speaker of the House. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Former Vice President Mike Pence. __ CBS’ “Face the Nation” — Pence;...

Senate won for Democrats, 'It's the year of Chuck Schumer'

Nov. 15, 2022 09:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was eating Peking duck at a Chinese restaurant with family and friends on Manhattan’s West side on Saturday evening when an aide called with urgent news: Democrats would win Nevada’s Senate seat and keep their majority. ...

Trump endorses Yesli Vega, Spanberger's GOP challenger

Oct. 28, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Yesli Vega, the GOP county official and former police officer challenging Democratic U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger in Virginia's competitive 7th Congressional District. While Vega did not immediately tout the...

TikTok politics: Candidates turn to it 'for better or worse'

Sep. 30, 2022 07:06 AM EDT

Wade Herring didn't know the teenage voter who approached him at a restaurant over the weekend. But she knew Herring, a Democrat running for Congress in Georgia, from his campaign videos on TikTok. To Herring, a 63-year-old Savannah attorney, it was proof of TikTok's precision-guided...

US has sent $8.28 billion in pandemic funds to local lenders

Sep. 21, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the same day the Federal Reserve gave a sobering report on the U.S. economy's trajectory, administration officials highlighted how they have kept some of the nation's smallest businesses afloat through the pandemic. Roughly $8.28 billion in relief funds have...

US needs to reform efforts to stop enemy spies, report says

Sep. 20, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Senate study warns that U.S. spy agencies’ efforts to stop China and other adversaries from stealing secrets are hampered by miscommunication and a lack of money and staff at the office intended to coordinate those efforts. The report comes amid warnings...

Not Mar-a-Lago: Congress' secrets in sealed rooms, lock bags

Sep. 10, 2022 08:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Security-sealed rooms. Lock bags. And in the most rare of circumstances, the ability to handcuff a document pouch to a messenger to transport the nation’s secrets. These are some of the ways Capitol Hill keeps classified documents secured, an elaborate system...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 09, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — To be announced. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Vice President Kamala Harris. __ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.; Karen Pierce, British ambassador to the U.S.;...