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West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announces he won't run for president in 2024

Feb. 16, 2024 17:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced on Friday that he is not running for president, saying he didn't want to be a “spoiler.” “I will not be seeking a third-party run," he said in a speech at West Virginia University. "I will not be involved in a...

What is happening at the Republican National Committee and could Lara Trump become its co-chair?

Feb. 13, 2024 13:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is calling for a shakeup at the highest levels of the Republican National Committee. And party leaders are taking it very seriously. To be clear, this is not normal. Trump has yet to secure the GOP’s presidential nomination and just...

Trump's threat to NATO allies draws little condemnation from GOP, reflecting his grip on the party

Feb. 12, 2024 21:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's claim that he once told a NATO ally that he would encourage Russia “to do whatever the hell they want” to “delinquent” members of the group sent shockwaves through Europe over the weekend. But in Washington, most Republicans downplayed or...

Broken Congress: It can't fix the border, fund allies or impeach Mayorkas as GOP revolts.

Feb. 07, 2024 17:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas was not, in fact, impeached by the House. A border security package instantly collapsed in the Senate. And foreign aid for Ukraine as its fights Russia is stubbornly stalled. The broken US. Congress failed in...

Here's how 2 sentences in the Constitution rose from obscurity to ensnare Donald Trump

Feb. 05, 2024 12:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — In the summer of 2020, Gerard Magliocca, like many during the coronavirus pandemic, found himself stuck inside with time on his hands. A law professor at Indiana University, Magliocca emailed with another professor, who was writing a book about overlooked parts of the...

Today in History: February 5, Senate acquits Donald Trump in first impeachment

Feb. 05, 2024 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2024. There are 330 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 5, 2020, the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump, bringing to a close the third presidential trial in...

Live updates | Haley campaigns in South Carolina after losing to Trump in the New Hampshire primary

Jan. 24, 2024 13:15 PM EST

Donald Trump has won the New Hampshire Republican primary, while President Joe Biden prevailed on the Democratic side as a write-in candidate. Trump’s sole GOP opponent, Nikki Haley, says the race is far from over. What to know Trump wins GOP primary as...

The federal debt tops $34 trillion and some in Congress want a commission to find ways to tackle it

Jan. 18, 2024 17:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to create a bipartisan commission that would tackle the nation’s soaring debt and make policy recommendations to Congress won approval Thursday from a House committee. House Republicans are making the bill a priority, and the chairman of the House Budget...

Georgia governor names Waffle House executive to lead State Election Board

Jan. 05, 2024 19:03 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday named a Waffle House risk management and security executive as the new chair of the State Election Board, giving the five-member body a new leader as Republican activists push for an investigation of Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger's handling of an...

A congressman and a senator's son have jumped into the Senate race to succeed Mitt Romney in Utah

Jan. 02, 2024 21:07 PM EST

A congressman and a senator's son jumped into the race Tuesday for the Utah U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Mitt Romney. Republican U.S. Rep. John Curtis announced his campaign to a TV station after saying last fall he had decided not to run. After people asked him...