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Republican state lawmakers push for restrictions on voting

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As President Donald Trump hurls unfounded allegations of colossal fraud in last fall's election, lawmakers in at least 20 mostly Republican-led states are pushing to make it harder to register or to vote.

Feb. 9, 2017 10:37 AM EST
Trump, Clinton in all-out battle for New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump is barnstorming New Hampshire in a last-ditch effort to grab the state's four Electoral College votes, a critical piece of his path to victory.

Nov. 4, 2016 7:14 PM EDT
Hassan, Ayotte paint each other as weak on cyber security

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte on Wednesday turned a debate question about cyber attacks into one of her most aggressive critiques of her Democratic challenger, Gov.

Nov. 2, 2016 9:48 PM EDT
Tim Kaine puts his Spanish to good use on the trail

MIAMI (AP) — Tim Kaine's workmanlike Spanish is the only game in town when it comes to speaking directly to one of the country's fastest growing voting blocs during the presidential campaign.

Oct. 28, 2016 1:47 PM EDT
AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP

BOSTON (AP) — Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign.

Oct. 22, 2016 5:54 PM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Opioid Epidemic

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — THE ISSUE: More Americans are dying from opioids than at any time in recent history, with overdose deaths hitting a peak of 28,000 in 2014.

Oct. 22, 2016 1:50 AM EDT
Trump campaign denounces Ohio GOP chair, deepens party rift

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) — With Election Day weeks away, Donald Trump's campaign has denounced the chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, deepening a rift in a state critical to Trump's White House hopes.

Oct. 15, 2016 3:35 PM EDT
Trump's 2005 comments disgust women, but change few opinions

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Women voters in swing states are expressing deep disgust about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's assertion that an old tape featuring him talking about groping women amounted to "locker room talk" and not sexual assault.

Oct. 11, 2016 3:21 AM EDT
Aggressive in spotlight, Kaine charms donors in private

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tim Kaine may not have wowed America in his biggest moment on the national stage, the vice presidential debate, but Democrats aren't regretting Hillary Clinton's choice for running mate.

Oct. 7, 2016 5:44 PM EDT
VP candidate Kaine's faith an influence, sometime struggle

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The morning after Tim Kaine was named the Democratic vice presidential nominee, his first stop wasn't a rally or a swing state meet-and-greet — it was a church in Richmond, Virginia, where he and his wife have worshipped for 30 years.

Oct. 4, 2016 3:46 AM EDT
VP candidate Kaine's faith an influence, sometime struggle

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The morning after Tim Kaine was named the Democratic vice presidential nominee, his first stop wasn't a rally or a swing state meet-and-greet — it was a church in Richmond, Virginia, where he and his wife have worshipped for 30 years.

Oct. 3, 2016 3:30 PM EDT
Warren says Trump, GOP 'making hate OK'

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren accused Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans of "making hate OK" as she campaigned for Hillary Clinton on Saturday.

Sep. 24, 2016 12:40 PM EDT
Kaine touts foreign policy background, hits Trump in speech

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — In a rare policy address by a vice presidential nominee, Democrat Tim Kaine showcased his own foreign policy expertise Tuesday and painted Donald Trump as clueless and dangerous when it comes to world affairs.

Sep. 6, 2016 5:02 PM EDT
Kaine slams Trump for not disclosing taxes, foreign ties

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine offered a systematic takedown of Donald Trump's business dealings and campaign claims Tuesday, arguing the Republican nominee's presidential campaign amounts to nothing more than "Trump's next big con.

Aug. 30, 2016 3:30 PM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Opioid epidemic

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — THE ISSUE: More Americans are dying from opioids than at any time in recent history, with overdose deaths hitting a peak of 28,000 in 2014.

Aug. 17, 2016 3:22 AM EDT
Trump's economic speech disrupted by series of protests

DETROIT (AP) — More than a dozen women protested Donald Trump's economic policy speech Monday by jumping up and shouting in a coordinated effort to disrupt the Republican presidential nominee's remarks.

Aug. 8, 2016 5:20 PM EDT
Minority Dem delegates frustrated with 'Bernie or Bust'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among delegates of color, who say they're upset at the refusal of the Vermont senator's most fervent backers to fall in line.

Jul. 29, 2016 3:25 AM EDT
Minority Dem delegates frustrated with 'Bernie or Bust'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among delegates of color, who say they're upset at the refusal of the Vermont senator's most fervent backers to fall in line.

Jul. 28, 2016 7:12 PM EDT
'Far and away the best': Sanders finally endorses Clinton

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — With hugs and handshakes, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday and emphatically told his supporters their "political revolution" must now turn to electing his Democratic former rival.

Jul. 12, 2016 6:39 PM EDT
Trump talks trade at shuttered NH factory

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump talked trade at a shuttered New Hampshire factory on Thursday, putting a more personal spin on his vow to rip up the nation's trade deals and impose new tariffs in an effort to revive local manufacturing jobs.

Jun. 30, 2016 7:15 PM EDT
In ME, Trump strikes back at US Chamber on trade

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Donald Trump struck back at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday in a mostly rural area in Maine, where his message of economic populism could earn him a vote in the Electoral College.

Jun. 29, 2016 6:38 PM EDT
Warren relishes role as attack dog against Donald Trump

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — Relishing her role as an attack dog, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren tore into Donald Trump on Saturday, calling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee a "thin-skinned racist bully" who shouldn't be allowed anywhere near the White House.

Jun. 18, 2016 2:46 PM EDT
Tensions fray in both parties ahead of New York primary

NEW YORK (AP) — Tensions frayed in both the Democratic and Republican presidential races on Monday, as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tried to stave off the prospect of a lengthy battle for the nomination with big victories in New York.

Apr. 12, 2016 10:09 AM EDT

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