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Classified records pose conundrum stretching back to Carter

Jan. 24, 2023 19:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least three presidents. A vice president, a secretary of state, an attorney general. The mishandling of classified documents is not a problem unique to President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. The matter of classified records and who, exactly, has...

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia to seek reelection

Jan. 20, 2023 18:49 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice presidential nominee and a fixture in Virginia politics for decades, said Friday that he would seek reelection next year, easing his party’s worries about holding on to a seat in a state now led by a Republican governor. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 20, 2023 18:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.; Mayors Eric Adams of New York, Karen Bass of Los Angeles and Sylvester Turner of Houston. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; Rep. Nancy...

Former Virginia first lady 'Jinks' Holton dies at 97

Dec. 16, 2022 18:56 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia “Jinks” Rogers Holton, a former first lady of Virginia, died Friday morning at her home, her family said in a statement. She was 97. Holton was the wife of the late Republican Gov. A. Linwood Holton Jr., who served in the 1970s and declared an end...

Manchin bid to speed energy permits to reemerge in 2023

Dec. 16, 2022 15:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A push by West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin to speed permits for natural gas pipelines and other energy projects has failed in the current Congress, but could come back as soon as next month. The Senate rejected the permitting proposal Thursday night, ending a...

Saudi prince's new title key to dodging lawsuit over killing

Nov. 18, 2022 16:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It raised eyebrows six weeks ago when Saudi Arabia’s aged king, Salman, named his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as prime minister. The kingdom’s laws designate the king as prime minister. King Salman had to declare a temporary exception to loan out the title, and at...

Spanberger, Vega in tight race for Virginia's 7th District

Nov. 03, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — While campaigning recently for Democrat Abigail Spanberger in northern Virginia’s competitive 7th Congressional District, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine made the case that the former CIA officer and two-term incumbent had carved out a dramatically outsized influence during her...