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Warnock, deal-maker yet party loyalist, settles into Senate

Feb. 01, 2023 16:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly reelected Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia is promising to use his first full term to cut deals where possible with Republicans and deliver for his home state. But he’s adding a new role: unapologetic supporter of President Joe Biden. Warnock,...

Biden, McCarthy meet at White House on debt crisis worries

Feb. 01, 2023 16:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy met face-to-face for high-level budget talks Wednesday at the White House, but expectations were low for significant progress as the new Republican leader tried to negotiate steep federal spending cuts in a broader deal to...

Top Dem on House intel seeks briefings on classified records

Feb. 01, 2023 15:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday called for more information about the classified records discovered in the private possession of President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut was named...

NV-Nevada News Digest

Feb. 01, 2023 14:53 PM EST

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select Nevada stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of Nevada and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should...

Biden lawyer: FBI finds no classified docs at beach house

Feb. 01, 2023 14:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI searched President Joe Biden's vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Wednesday without finding any classified documents, the president's attorney said. Agents did take some handwritten notes and other materials relating to Biden's time as vice president for...

Apple and Google app stores get thumbs down from White House

Feb. 01, 2023 14:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking aim at Apple and Google for operating mobile app stores that it says stifle competition. The finding is contained in a Commerce Department report released by the administration on Wednesday as President Joe Biden convened his...

Key dates in discovery of classified records tied to Biden

Feb. 01, 2023 13:21 PM EST

Key dates related to the discovery of classified documents tied to President Joe Biden, based on statements from the White House, the president, his lawyers and Attorney General Merrick Garland: — Jan. 20, 2017: Biden's two terms as vice president to President Barack Obama end. ...

Past defeats on police reform bedevil newly divided Congress

Feb. 01, 2023 10:17 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before President Joe Biden made his first address to Congress in 2021, a graphic video was released of a Black man being killed at the hands of police. The country watched the now hauntingly familiar scene play out across its screens. Family members...

Tyre Nichols' family grieves 'on sacred ground' in Memphis

Jan. 31, 2023 23:45 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — On the eve of the funeral for Tyre Nichols, who died days after a brutal beating by Memphis police officers just minutes from his home, his family was sharing remembrances and expressing grief. Nichols’ older brother, Jamal Dupree, lamented he was not there...

Biden highlights grant for Hudson tunnel, takes aim at GOP

Jan. 31, 2023 18:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday showcased a $292 million mega grant that will be used to help build a new rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, part of a broader effort to draw a contrast between his economic vision and that of Republicans. ...