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Lamont expecting large turnout for his Biden fundraiser

Oct. 19, 2019 9:22 AM EDT

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont is expecting more than 100 people to turn out for a campaign fundraiser he and his wife are hosting for presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden. Lamont and his wife, Annie, are scheduled to hold the event Sunday at their Greenwich home....

Buttigieg removes attorney from fundraiser after backlash

Oct. 18, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Buttigieg is returning campaign contributions from a former Chicago city attorney who led a vigorous effort to block the release of a video depicting the shooting of Laquan McDonald , a black teenager whose death at the hands of police stirred months of protest and resulted in an...

State speaker's campaign aide charged with money laundering

Oct. 18, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A campaign aide to the state House speaker has been indicted on a charge of money laundering, Rhode Island's attorney general announced Friday. Jeff Britt is charged with a felony count of money laundering and misdemeanor charge of making a prohibited campaign contribution,...

The Latest: Lawyer says Speaker's campaign aide was set up

Oct. 18, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on a campaign aide to the state House speaker being indicted on a charge of money laundering (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A lawyer for a campaign aide to the state House speaker says his client was used as a "fall guy" and is anxious to clear his name at a public trial....

With Warren's rise, Biden faces Dems' anxiety about 2020 bid

Oct. 18, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is confronting growing anxiety among would-be allies in the Democratic establishment about his ability to win the presidential nomination following underwhelming debate performances, lagging fundraising and withering attacks from rivals in his own party and from President Donald...

Trump, in Texas, bashes Democrats as 'crazy,' unpatriotic

Oct. 18, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations. Setting a dire tone, Trump told his supporters, "At stake in this fight is the...

2 plead not guilty to conspiring with Giuliani associates

Oct. 17, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two businessmen pleaded not guilty Thursday to conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions, as a prosecutor said evidence includes data from over 50 bank accounts and information gathered through 10 search warrants. David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin...

Trump son raising money for Mississippi GOP governor nominee

Oct. 17, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's sons is scheduled to attend a fundraising event for Tate Reeves, the Republican nominee for Mississippi governor. News outlets report Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend, former Fox News contributor Kimberly Guilfoyle, will appear Oct. 24 at the...

The Latest: 2 plead not guilty in Giuliani-associate probe

Oct. 17, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a hearing for businessmen accused of conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Two businessmen have pleaded not guilty to conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions....

2 businessmen plead not guilty to conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions

Oct. 17, 2019 3:58 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — 2 businessmen plead not guilty to conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions.