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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...

APNewsBreak: Schwartz to challenge Lee for Nevada House seat

Jul. 9, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Nevada state Treasurer and Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Schwartz is running for a suburban Las Vegas congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Susie Lee, Schwartz told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday. Schwartz, a businessman who lost a GOP primary for...

Insider Q&A: Joseph Stiglitz touts 'progressive capitalism'

Jul. 7, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the economic policies being pitched by Democratic presidential candidates are rooted in the ideas pioneered by Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist who teaches at Columbia University. In his new book "People, Power and Profits ," Stiglitz outlines his case for...

GOP political donation tool to rival Trump's preferred app

Jul. 2, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas company is launching a new political donation app for Republicans that will rival a similar platform already adopted by President Donald Trump, a move that could complicate GOP efforts to match Democrats' online fundraising success. Give.GOP will launch on Tuesday. It comes a week...

Analysis: Tell us everything (but keep it to 60 seconds)

Jun. 28, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Each man shall make an opening statement of approximately eight minutes' duration," CBS-TV moderator Howard K. Smith intoned as John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon began the first televised presidential debate on Sept. 26, 1960. On a Thursday evening 59 years later, NBC moderator Chuck...

The Latest: 2nd night of Democratic debates draws to close

Jun. 27, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the second Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Ten Democratic presidential candidates drew the second night of debates to a close with calls for a new generation of elected leadership, pledges to protect reproductive rights and promises to move beyond the...

Ex-Chiefs player, businessman runs for US Senate in Kansas

Jun. 27, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas City Chiefs player and now businessman who has served on local and state government boards is running for the U.S. Senate in Kansas. Dave Lindstrom, who lives in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, launched his bid for the Republican nomination with an event...

Pence launches 'Latinos for Trump' coalition

Jun. 25, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told a Latino crowd Tuesday that President Trump has been "a great champion of Latino and Hispanic Americans," touting the president's economic policies while warning Democrats want to bring socialism to America. "Tomorrow night, many of (the Democratic Party's)...

Trump, in 2020 campaign mode, calls Democrats 'radical'

Jun. 19, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term. Addressing a crowd of...

Hickenlooper denounces Sanders' democratic socialism vision

Jun. 13, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper on Thursday attacked rival Bernie Sanders' vision of an America remade under democratic socialism and chastised others in the 2020 race for not repudiating that political philosophy. The former Colorado governor said Sanders was "wrong"...