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Trump's heir? Pence reemerges, lays groundwork for 2024 run

Mar. 30, 2021 05:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When former President Donald Trump was asked to list those he considers the future leaders of the Republican Party, he quickly rattled off names including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz. Conspicuously absent from the list: Mike Pence. ...

Former Trump adviser takes prominent role in voting battle

Mar. 28, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

A GOP lawyer who advised former President Donald Trump on his campaign to overturn the 2020 election results is now playing a central role coordinating the Republican effort to tighten voting laws around the country. Cleta Mitchell, a longtime Republican lawyer and...

White House says it's working on access to migrant centers

Mar. 28, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki declined to provide a specific date for when the media will get access to Border Patrol facilities temporarily holding thousands of migrant children seeking to live in the United States, but said Sunday the Biden administration was...

Family of man held in Lebanon builds support for hostages

Mar. 27, 2021 15:01 PM EDT

Four sisters who started a foundation in the name of their father, an American who was jailed and tortured in his native Lebanon for months before he died, are reaching out to help the families of other hostages and were invited to share their story in Washington. The...

Small Texas border town is route to US for migrant children

Mar. 26, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

ROMA, Texas (AP) — As darkness sets on the Rio Grande, U.S. Border Patrol agents hear pumps inflating rafts across the river in Mexico. It is about to get busy. Within an hour, about 100 people have been dropped off in the United States, including many families with...

VP to focus on border diplomacy; no immediate plans to visit

Mar. 26, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris won’t be on the ground at the Southwest border anytime soon as she leads efforts to address a rise in migrants trying to enter the country. Harris has no plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border region “in the near...

Biden taps VP Harris to lead response to border challenges

Mar. 25, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the White House effort to tackle the migration challenge at the U.S. southern border and work with Central American nations to address root causes of the problem. Biden made the...

Biden taps VP Harris to lead response to border challenges

Mar. 24, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the White House effort to tackle the migration challenge at the U.S. southern border and work with Central American nations to address root causes of the problem. Biden made the...

Democrats vow vote on gun bills; Biden says 'we have to act'

Mar. 24, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats said they are pushing toward a vote on expanded gun control measures as the nation reels from its second mass shooting in a week. President Joe Biden said “we have to act,” but prospects for any major changes were dim, for now, in the closely divided...

Democrats vow vote on gun bills; Biden says 'we have to act'

Mar. 23, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats said Tuesday that they are pushing toward a vote on expanded gun control measures as the nation reels from its second mass shooting in a week. President Joe Biden said “we have to act,” but prospects for any major changes were dim, for now, in the closely...