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Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression, building upon his unsubstantiated claims that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election.

May. 11, 2017 9:23 PM EDT
Republicans' narrow win for Kansas seat emboldens Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans escaped a special House election in Kansas with a single-digit victory in a district where they have romped in the past, an early warning sign for the GOP at the start of Donald Trump's presidency.

Apr. 12, 2017 4:40 PM EDT
Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.

Feb. 16, 2017 1:14 PM EST
Trump wrongly blames fraud for loss of popular vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted in a private meeting with congressional leaders Monday night that he would have won the popular vote in the 2016 election if 3 million to 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally hadn't voted.

Jan. 23, 2017 10:16 PM EST
Trump returns to campaign trail in Louisiana and Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, thanking Michigan voters and prodding Louisiana Republicans to turn out for Saturday's Senate runoff election.

Dec. 9, 2016 9:00 PM EST
AP source: Trump offers Flynn national security adviser job

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump offered former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser as he began to build out his national security team Thursday, according to a senior Trump official.

Nov. 17, 2016 9:42 PM EST
Trump: No transition turmoil, efforts going 'so smoothly'

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and his team on Wednesday vigorously rejected charges of turmoil and infighting roiling efforts to set up his White House, national security and economic teams.

Nov. 16, 2016 9:22 PM EST
Trump team said it could have done better on press access

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's transition team said Wednesday it could have offered "better communication" after the incoming president emerged from his New York skyscraper Tuesday night for the first time in days and moved about the nation's largest city without a pool of journalists to ensure the public has knowledge of his whereabouts.

Nov. 16, 2016 12:29 PM EST
Trump ditches media _ the public's eyes and ears _ again

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump emerged from his New York skyscraper Tuesday night for the first time in days, moving about the nation's largest city without a pool of journalists on hand to ensure the public has knowledge of his whereabouts.

Nov. 16, 2016 6:59 AM EST
Trump on Twitter: Restrained or an unvarnished White House?

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is promising restraint on Twitter but showing few signs of letting up on the tweetstorms that served as a pillar of his winning White House campaign, an approach to social media that could take presidential discourse into unchartered territory.

Nov. 14, 2016 3:34 PM EST
Sanders doesn't rule out 2020 White House run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is leaving open the possibility of another presidential bid as shell-shocked liberals focus on helping the Democratic Party rebuild after Donald Trump's victory.

Nov. 10, 2016 3:29 PM EST
Clinton calls Trump to congratulate him on victory

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton conceded the presidency to Donald Trump in a phone call early Wednesday morning, a stunning end to a campaign that appeared poised to make her the nation's first female president right up until Election Day.

Nov. 9, 2016 4:09 AM EST
Fending off Trump, Clinton tries to secure Midwest blue wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is rushing to secure Michigan and bolster the Democrats' vaunted blue wall of upper Midwestern states that have backed the party's presidential nominee for two decades, sending in reinforcements as Donald Trump aims to blow up the former secretary of state's path to 270 electoral votes.

Nov. 3, 2016 7:24 PM EDT
Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump plunged into his final-week sprint to Election Day Monday decidedly on his terms: unleashing a harsh new attack against Democrat Hillary Clinton in Michigan, a state that hasn't favored a Republican for president in nearly three decades.

Oct. 31, 2016 10:48 PM EDT
Trump, Clinton reveal strategy and style _ with schedules

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) — What do you see when you zoom in on a single day of the campaign?On Tuesday of this past week, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were in the battleground state of Florida, where the Republican nominee held two rallies, touching as many as 20,000 people.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:37 AM EDT
Clinton team: Comey should say whether he's reviewed emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's campaign on Sunday pressured FBI Director James Comey to release more details about the emails he says could be related to the investigation into her use of a private email server, including whether Comey had even reviewed them himself.

Oct. 30, 2016 1:02 PM EDT
Trump hits 'corrupt' Hillary Clinton; Mrs. Obama hugs her

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Trailing with time running out, Donald Trump denounced both Hillary and Bill Clinton Thursday as creatures of a corrupt political system who would use another pass at the Oval Office to enrich themselves at the expense of American families.

Oct. 27, 2016 11:07 PM EDT
Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won't concede

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office.

Oct. 21, 2016 9:15 PM EDT
Emails show Clinton's response to LGBT backlash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails released in daily dispatches over the weekend by the WikiLeaks group showed Hillary Clinton's campaign staff worried about a response to the gay community's backlash over a comment concerning former first lady Nancy Reagan and AIDS.

Oct. 17, 2016 6:28 AM EDT
Emails show Clinton treading lightly with Wall Street talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton generally avoided direct criticism of Wall Street as she examined the causes and responses to the financial meltdown during a series of paid speeches to Goldman Sachs, according to transcripts disclosed by WikiLeaks.

Oct. 16, 2016 11:09 AM EDT
Speech transcripts show Clinton avoided blaming Wall Street

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton generally avoided direct criticism of Wall Street as she examined the causes and responses to the financial meltdown during a series of paid speeches to Goldman Sachs, according to transcripts disclosed Saturday by WikiLeaks.

Oct. 15, 2016 8:46 PM EDT
Clinton says she takes 'no satisfaction' in Trump's actions

SEATTLE (AP) — With Donald Trump on the defensive, Hillary Clinton says she is taking "no satisfaction" in his actions and promising to repair the damage and project a message of unity during the campaign's final weeks.

Oct. 14, 2016 8:07 PM EDT
Clinton: 2016 tone enough to make people watch cat GIFs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hillary Clinton vowed to defend Americans she says have been attacked by rival Donald Trump on Thursday, telling donors at a fundraiser that the campaign's negative tone might make some people retreat to the Internet to watch soothing cat GIFs.

Oct. 14, 2016 2:45 AM EDT
Will Clinton move to the right? Liberals are watching

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberals say they're watching.Some Democratic activists say Hillary Clinton's private speeches to Wall Street bankers and other moneyed interests in 2013 and 2014 confirm their long-held suspicions she will revert to more moderate positions — and choose like-minded members of her Cabinet and administration — if she's elected president.

Oct. 11, 2016 6:30 PM EDT
Clinton reaches out to women while Trump defends taxes

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Arizona (AP) — Hillary Clinton appealed to voting mothers Tuesday outlining ways she hopes to curb gun violence as president and provide paid family leave and sick days for struggling working moms.

Oct. 4, 2016 7:41 PM EDT
Clinton tries economic appeal on Ohio voters

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Returning to Ohio for the first time in a month, Hillary Clinton tried to make up for lost time Monday with a fiery populist pitch aimed at upending rival Donald Trump in a battleground state where he's tapped into voters' economic anxieties.

Oct. 3, 2016 10:16 PM EDT
Clinton tears into Trump on taxes; he says he'll save nation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Hillary Clinton tore into Donald Trump's tax maneuvering, business skills and trustworthiness Monday as she sought to capitalize on news that the New York real estate mogul may have paid no federal taxes for years.

Oct. 3, 2016 9:05 PM EDT
Clinton and Sanders sell young voters eying third-parties

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Appealing to elusive young voters, Hillary Clinton turned to former primary adversary Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to connect with millennials drawn to third-party candidates threatening to act as spoilers in the 2016 campaign.

Sep. 28, 2016 5:35 PM EDT
A Miss Universe insulted by Trump steps up for Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alicia Machado says that when she gained weight after being crowned Miss Universe for 1996, Donald Trump labeled her with a sexist nickname — "Miss Piggy" — that caused her shame and humiliation.

Sep. 27, 2016 9:53 PM EDT
Clinton, Trump to meet separately with Israel PM Netanyahu

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are meeting separately with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in sessions that could set the tone for relations between the allied countries during the next presidential administration.

Sep. 25, 2016 1:53 PM EDT