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AP Explains: How do politicians collect opposition research?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Psst. Wanna hear something bad about your opponent?As any political strategist can attest, opposition research is a lifeblood of campaigning, with documents, recordings and tips streaming in from all directions claiming evidence of a rival's misdeeds.

Jul. 13, 2017 7:41 AM EDT
Lawmakers intend to question Trump campaign chairman

WASHINGTON (AP) — The scope of congressional investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential contest came into sharper focus on Wednesday as lawmakers said they intended to question the former chairman of the Trump campaign and to determine whether Russian social media "trolls" were connected to Trump's election efforts.

Jul. 12, 2017 9:46 PM EDT
AP Explains: How do politicians collect opposition research?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Psst. Wanna hear something bad about your opponent?As any political strategist can attest, opposition research is a lifeblood of campaigning, with documents, recordings and tips streaming in from all directions claiming evidence of a rival's misdeeds.

Jul. 12, 2017 9:27 PM EDT
Q&A: Legal questions swirl about Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The email to Donald Trump Jr. just before the general election campaign offered a meeting with a Russian lawyer who would provide incriminating information about Hillary Clinton as "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr.

Jul. 12, 2017 2:05 AM EDT
Q&A: Legal questions swirl about Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The email to Donald Trump Jr. just before the general election campaign offered a meeting with a Russian lawyer who would provide incriminating information about Hillary Clinton as "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr.

Jul. 11, 2017 5:00 PM EDT
Republican firebrand seeks runoff spot in Ala. Senate race

DAPHNE, Ala. (AP) — As U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks told it to young Republicans at a seafood restaurant on the marshy banks of Mobile Bay, the Washington "swamp critters" are trying to have their way in Alabama's Senate race.

Jul. 11, 2017 4:32 PM EDT

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