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Democrat Joaquin Castro wins reelection to U.S. House in Texas' 20th Congressional District

Nov. 08, 2022 21:54 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joaquin Castro wins reelection to U.S. House in Texas' 20th Congressional District.

EXPLAINER: Declassification in spotlight during Trump probe

Sep. 22, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the weeks since the FBI searched Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate and seized about 100 documents with classification markings, the former president has insisted he did nothing wrong and argued he declassified the information. He doubled down on that point...

Migrants sue Florida governor over Martha's Vineyard flights

Sep. 20, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Venezuelan migrants flown to the upscale Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his transportation secretary Tuesday for engaging in a “fraudulent and discriminatory scheme” to relocate them. The lawsuit, filed in federal...

GOP's hard-line tactics on migrants refocus midterm debate

Sep. 20, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — They’ve delivered migrants on planes and buses to Washington, D.C., New York City — even Martha’s Vineyard. And the Republican governors of Florida and Texas may be just getting started. Govs. Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas insist such dramatic...

Texas sheriff investigating flights to Martha's Vineyard

Sep. 20, 2022 06:59 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff on Monday opened an investigation into two flights of migrants sent to Martha's Vineyard by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, but did not say what laws may have been broken in putting 48 Venezuelans on private planes last week from San Antonio. Bexar...

EXPLAINER: Bused, flown migrants can live in US -- for now

Sep. 20, 2022 06:46 AM EDT

Republican governors have been sending more migrants released at the U.S. border with Mexico to Democratic strongholds, raising questions about their legal status, how they are lured on board buses and planes and the cost to taxpayers. Florida's Ron DeSantis flew about 50 Venezuelans...