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Breathing room for Biden: Big summer wins ease 2024 doubts

Aug. 18, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and his allies hope big recent wins on climate, health care and more will at least temporarily tamp down questions among top Democrats about whether he will run for reelection. That optimism may be short lived, at risk if and when former...

Trump's Ukraine impeachment shadows war, risks GOP response

Jun. 05, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump was impeached in late 2019 after pressuring Ukraine's leader for “a favor,” all while withholding $400 million in military aid to help confront Russian-backed separatists, even the staunchest defense hawks in the Republican Party stood virtually...

New York judge approves new maps for August primaries

May. 21, 2022 11:29 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democrats in New York will face new challenges from Republicans and be drawn into interparty battles under new redistricting maps released late Friday. A rural judge approved the maps that will replace earlier maps that courts found violated the state's...