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Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

WASHINGTON (AP) — The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation comes as questions grow over President Donald Trump's firing of Mueller's successor, James Comey.

May. 17, 2017 9:30 PM EDT
The Latest: Trump says probe will prove no collusion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election (all times EDT):7:25 p.

May. 17, 2017 7:28 PM EDT
District attorney nominee: I wouldn't seek the death penalty

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A civil rights lawyer poised to become the city's next district attorney while the current district attorney faces a bribery trial says he will immediately stop seeking the death penalty if elected and will prioritize education, drug treatment and job training.

May. 17, 2017 7:27 PM EDT
Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader called on Wednesday for a high turnout in this week's presidential election, urging voters to head to the polls and send a message to the United States — but stopped short of saying which candidate he prefers of the four remaining in the race.

May. 17, 2017 2:24 PM EDT
Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

WASHINGTON (AP) — The standoff between President Donald Trump and his former FBI director intensified with the news of James Comey's memo saying that Trump asked him to shut down the agency's investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.

May. 17, 2017 3:50 AM EDT
Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

WASHINGTON (AP) — The standoff between President Donald Trump and his former FBI director intensified Tuesday with the news of James Comey's memo saying that Trump asked him to shut down the agency's investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.

May. 16, 2017 8:56 PM EDT
Democrats take first steps of 50-state strategy

ATLANTA (AP) — National Democrats are taking the first, modest steps toward their promised 50-state strategy, lending help to state and local parties as they try to harness opposition to President Donald Trump and the Republican monopoly in Washington.

May. 16, 2017 2:28 PM EDT
South Carolina voters face widening GOP breach Tuesday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tuesday's Republican runoff for the House seat Rep. Mick Mulvaney vacated to join the Trump administration has exposed a breach in the party that's so wide, some GOP voters are threatening to stay home.

May. 16, 2017 10:27 AM EDT
Trump, GOP control FBI chief pick despite Democrats' calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Democrats may trot out any number of demands or maneuvers to influence the selection of the next director of the FBI, here's a reality check: Republican President Donald Trump fired James Comey, and he and his party will decide who's next.

May. 15, 2017 7:11 PM EDT
Speaker Ryan urges Georgia Republicans to resist upset bid

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday implored Georgia voters to vote Republican in next month's special election, linking the Democratic candidate in the surprisingly competitive House race to the California liberal who leads the rival party in the House.

May. 15, 2017 5:40 PM EDT

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