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Biden's optimism collides with mounting political challenges

Jun. 18, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are going to hold onto the House after November's midterm elections. They will pick up as many as four seats in the Senate, expanding their majority and overcoming internal dissent that has helped stifle their agenda. As the challenges confronting...

To some surprise, Youngkin hosts series of Pride events

Jun. 10, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Republican Glenn Youngkin was running to be Virginia's governor, he defended a teacher suspended over an objection to using students' preferred pronouns. He opposed transgender children playing on sports teams aligned with their gender identity, and he indicated a...

Big campaign question for Democrats: Focus on Jan. 6 or not?

Jun. 08, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As he prepares for a daunting reelection fight in the sprawling New Jersey suburbs, Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski points to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and argues that Republican control of Congress could fuel further extremism in politics. In...

EXPLAINER: Can Pa. GOP candidate make voters re-register?

Jun. 02, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Doug Mastriano, Pennsylvania's Republican candidate for governor, is perhaps the state's most prominent peddler of former President Donald Trump's lie that widespread fraud cost him the 2020 election. A state senator and retired U.S. Army colonel, Mastriano...

Report finds falling student achievement in K-12 schools

May. 19, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's public schools, which have long enjoyed a reputation for academic excellence, have experienced a yearslong trend of declining student performance exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a critical state report released Thursday. A...

Biden's election year challenge: Blame GOP for nation's woes

Apr. 22, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has an election-year message for frustrated voters: At least he's trying. For those who think he isn't doing enough to help Ukraine fend off the Russian invasion, Biden announced $800 million in new military support on Thursday. To ease the...

Talk of race, sex in schools divides Americans: AP-NORC poll

Apr. 14, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are deeply divided over how much children in K-12 schools should be taught about racism and sexuality, according to a new poll released as Republicans across the country aim to make parental involvement in education a central campaign theme this election year. ...