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Republicans are gathering in Milwaukee to nominate Donald Trump again. Here's what to expect

Jul. 12, 2024 10:20 AM EDT

For all the usual stagecraft, the Republican National Convention that opens Monday is different from Donald Trump's previous nominating affairs. In 2016 and 2020, Trump was the underdog heading into fall and faced criticism from within his own party. This year, he will accept the...

Former GOP Rep. George Nethercutt, who defeated House Speaker Tom Foley in 1994, dies at 79

Jun. 17, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt, who was a Spokane lawyer with limited political experience when he ousted Democratic Speaker of the House Tom Foley as part of a stunning GOP wave that shifted national politics to the right in 1994, has died. He was 79. Nethercutt...

Why AP called Rep. Nancy Mace the winner in the South Carolina U.S. House Republican primary

Jun. 11, 2024 21:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace’s Republican primary victory in South Carolina on Tuesday was powered by a strong performance in vote-rich Charleston County, as well as in two key counties she lost in her 2022 primary bid, according to an Associated Press analysis of initial vote...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in South Carolina's state primaries

Jun. 07, 2024 11:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal and state lawmakers in South Carolina will go before voters on Tuesday in primary elections, where the latest skirmish in an ongoing feud involving a former Republican U.S. House Speaker will play out. Voters will decide nearly 90 contested primaries for...

Trump is in no hurry as he leans into the pageantry of vice presidential tryouts

May. 08, 2024 11:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As former President Donald Trump remains stuck in the courtroom listening to salacious details of an extramarital sexual encounter he denies, another spectacle is playing out in the background as his vice presidential tryouts get underway. The dynamic was on full...

Seeking 'the right side of history,' Speaker Mike Johnson risks his job to deliver aid to Ukraine

Apr. 19, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down a decision so consequential it could alter the course of history -- but also end his own career -- House Speaker Mike Johnson prayed for guidance. A conservative Christian, the speaker wrestled over whether to lead the House in approving $95 billion...