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Anti-Trumper John Kasich to doubters: I'm no lame duck

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In less than a year's time, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has gone from an "adult in the room" alternative in a fractious Republican presidential field, to a potential convention spoiler in Cleveland, to now facing a hostile new president who reached down personally to seize control of the state GOP.

Jan. 15, 2017 9:10 AM EST
Correction: Campaign 2016-Undecided Voters story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a Nov. 4, 2016, story about undecided voters in the U.S. presidential election, The Associated Press, citing information provided by New York comedian Dan Nainan, erroneously reported his age.

Jan. 12, 2017 11:30 AM EST
The Latest: Tillerson says Putin would have known of hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST):10:38 a.m.Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, says it's a "fair assumption" Russian President Vladimir Putin knew about Moscow's meddling in America's 2016 presidential election.

Jan. 11, 2017 10:42 AM EST
Speculation mounts on race between top 2 Texas Republicans

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick brushed aside speculation of a 2018 gubernatorial run at the end of Texas' last legislative session, insisting he'd never challenge his "close friend" and fellow Republican Greg Abbott.

Dec. 28, 2016 11:59 AM EST
Trump off to a strong start in Electoral College

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump started racking up electoral votes Monday even as anti-Trump protesters across the country tried to persuade the Electoral College to prevent him from winning the White House.

Dec. 19, 2016 2:01 PM EST
GOP electors cite rural voice in Electoral College

ATLANTA (AP) — As members of the Electoral College prepare to choose Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, some Republican electors say they are defending rural and small-town America against big-state liberalism and its support for national popular vote leader Hillary Clinton.

Dec. 18, 2016 12:06 PM EST

Democratic Party View More

Sanders backers look to sway Democratic politics from inside

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maybe Bernie Sanders can change politics from the inside.The Vermont senator's loyalists helped engineer a show of political muscle in Democratic Party elections in California last week, months after Sanders promised that the populist political movement he inspired would endure beyond his failed 2016 presidential campaign.

Jan. 13, 2017 4:44 PM EST
UVA to honor Muslim soldier, graduate who died in combat

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Muslim American soldier whose combat death in Iraq was described in a centerpiece speech at this year's Democratic National Convention will be honored with a plaque at his alma mater, the University of Virginia.

Dec. 15, 2016 3:36 PM EST
The Electoral College class of 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sharp divisions left by last month's presidential election have cast more attention than usual on the Electoral College.

Dec. 15, 2016 3:56 AM EST
Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' top Republicans on Monday endorsed investigations into the CIA's belief that Russia meddled in last month's election to help Donald Trump win, suggesting potential battles ahead with the incoming commander in chief over Moscow and U.

Dec. 12, 2016 10:15 PM EST