Latest News

Warren stands by account of once being fired for pregnancy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is standing by her account of being fired from a teaching job nearly 50 years ago because she was pregnant — an anecdote that she routinely recounts at campaign events but one that some conservatives charge has been embellished to make the narrative more compelling for her presidential run.

Oct. 8, 2019 2:31 PM EDT
Democrats push election security bill amid impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats unveiled broad legislation Tuesday to protect the country's elections as they investigate whether President Donald Trump inappropriately solicited foreign election help from Ukraine ahead of the 2020 vote.

Oct. 8, 2019 2:14 PM EDT
2nd whistleblower adds to impeachment peril at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to Democrats in their unfurling investigation of Trump's conduct.

Oct. 6, 2019 9:23 PM EDT
Romney ramps up rhetoric on Trump, but what's his next move?

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the hours after President Donald Trump called on China to investigate his political foe — plowing through another political guardrail — Democrats and Trump critics looked for signs that his party would slap him back.

Oct. 5, 2019 10:21 PM EDT
Block by block, parties build Obama-style Rust Belt networks

WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — It's 10 a.m. on a Saturday in late September — 200 days from Wisconsin's presidential primary, nearly 14 months from Election Day 2020— and retired orchestra teacher Bill Chandler is out talking to his neighbors about politics.

Oct. 5, 2019 11:44 AM EDT
Not just Ukraine: Trump now calls for China to probe Bidens

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is publicly encouraging China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, snubbing his nose at an impeachment inquiry into whether a similar, private appeal to another foreign government violated his oath of office.

Oct. 4, 2019 1:09 AM EDT
How old is too old? White House hopefuls confront age debate

The fraught debate over whether someone is too old to manage the rigors of the presidency has largely been overlooked during a Democratic primary that has put more emphasis on issues such as health care, immigration and gun control.

Oct. 4, 2019 12:20 AM EDT