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AP Decision Notes: What to expect in New Jersey's special congressional primary

Jul. 12, 2024 07:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats running to replace the late U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. will go before voters Tuesday in a crowded and contentious special congressional primary where three candidates survived legal challenges to have them removed from the ballot. The winner will...

White House fetes Kenya with state dinner featuring sunset views, celebrity star power

May. 23, 2024 22:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thursday's White House state dinner honoring Kenyan President William Ruto offered around 500 guests stunning D.C. views, a knockout menu, a dose of celebrity star power and even a little family drama. "I'm looking forward to having all the conversations,”...

Sen. Cory Booker questions US prison labor policies, calls for change

May. 21, 2024 23:45 PM EDT

Prisoners should be learning professional skills that help prepare them for their release instead of being forced to work, sometimes picking crops in triple-digit heat for pennies an hour or nothing at all, Sen. Cory Booker said at a Senate judiciary subcommittee hearing on prison labor Tuesday. ...