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Hard-line ex-leader Ahmadinejad stuns Iran with election bid

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Stunning Iran and disregarding the words of its supreme leader, former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered Wednesday to run in the country's May presidential election and upended a contest largely expected to be won by its moderate incumbent.

Apr. 12, 2017 1:47 PM EDT
Trump records call for GOP hopeful in House race in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — President Donald Trump stepped into a surprisingly competitive special congressional election in Kansas Monday, recording a get-out-the-vote call on behalf of Republican candidate Ron Estes.

Apr. 10, 2017 7:36 PM EDT
Investigation of Trump's charity wins Pulitzer Prize

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest U.S. news story of 2016 — the tumultuous presidential campaign — yielded a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for the Washington Post reporter who not only raised doubts about Donald Trump's charitable giving but also revealed that the candidate had been recorded crudely bragging about grabbing women.

Apr. 10, 2017 6:17 PM EDT
In Georgia race, Republicans battle as Democrat chases upset

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia special congressional campaign has become an internal conservative squabble, with a national conservative group blasting a Republican establishment favorite as a big-spending "career politician," while other GOP hopefuls argue over who's most loyal to President Donald Trump.

Apr. 8, 2017 2:55 PM EDT
Gorsuch's ascension to high court vindicates McConnell plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Neil Gorsuch's ascension to the Supreme Court was vindication for Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, whose risky bet more than a year ago paid off big time for President Donald Trump and the Kentucky senator himself.

Apr. 8, 2017 1:01 PM EDT
Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump's nominee following a corrosive partisan confrontation that could have lasting impacts for the Senate and the court.

Apr. 7, 2017 1:52 PM EDT

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