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Adams' win in NYC latest in surge for moderate Democrats

Jul. 08, 2021 06:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The triumph of a moderate Democrat in the mayoral primary in deep blue New York City appears to accelerate a recent trend of some of the party’s most fervent voters breaking away from its most progressive candidates. Eric Adams, a former New York...

Adams' win in NYC latest in surge for moderate Democrats

Jul. 07, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The triumph of a moderate Democrat in the mayoral primary in deep blue New York City appears to accelerate a recent trend of some of the party’s most fervent voters breaking away from its most progressive candidates. Eric Adams, a former New York...

With McCain in mind, Sinema reaches for bipartisanship

Jul. 06, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than for her shock of purple hair or unpredictable votes, Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is perhaps best known for doing the unthinkable in Washington: She spends time on the Republican side of the aisle. Not only does she pass her days chatting...

Unusually agreeable justices end term with conservative wins

Jul. 02, 2021 10:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusually agreeable Supreme Court term ended with conservative-driven decisions on voting rights and charitable-donor disclosures that offered a glimpse of what the coming years of the right's dominance could look like for the nation's highest court. ...

Supreme Court won't sidetrack plans for natural gas pipeline

Jun. 29, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court dealt a blow to New Jersey and other states seeking a way to oppose pipelines running through their land, siding with a pipeline company Tuesday in a dispute over New Jersey land needed for a natural gas pipeline. Both liberal and...

Popular ex-prosecutor in S. Korea launches presidential bid

Jun. 29, 2021 05:57 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s former top prosecutor launched a bid to run in next year’s presidential election Tuesday, vowing to unseat the current liberal government that he once worked for and that he also investigated for possible corruption. Yoon Suk...

US Sen. Ron Johnson: Liberals feel America isn't good enough

Jun. 26, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Saturday that America is making progress on racism but liberals feel it's not good enough and they want to impose their agenda on everyone else. Johnson made the remarks at the state Republican convention at a Wisconsin...

Poll: Many Democrats want more US support for Palestinians

Jun. 23, 2021 14:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll on American attitudes toward a core conflict in the Middle East finds about half of Democrats want the U.S. to do more to support the Palestinians, showing that a growing rift among Democratic lawmakers is also reflected in the party’s base. ...

Should reporters challenge or ignore election disbelievers?

Jun. 22, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Negrin's campaign to ban “election deniers” from television news failed to achieve his original goal, which was to prevent a significant number of Americans from believing the lie that Donald Trump didn't lose the presidential election to Joe Biden. ...

'We need more': Democrats frustrated as agenda faces hurdles

Jun. 15, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — They have spent much of the past year fighting for Democrats in this working-class corner of northeastern Pennsylvania, knocking on thousands of doors, giving their evenings to phone banks and devoting weekends to voter registration drives. But...