Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump made his first two key personnel appointments on Sunday, one an overture to Republican circles by naming GOP chief Reince Priebus as his White House chief of staff, the other a shot across the bow of the Washington establishment by tabbing Breitbart news executive Stephen Bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor.

Nov. 14, 2016 12:49 AM EST
Hacked email: Clinton miffed by Pelosi's 'non-answer'?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A hacked email released by WikiLeaks on Sunday suggests Hillary Clinton was miffed by Nancy Pelosi's initial refusal to endorse her during the Democratic presidential primary.

Nov. 6, 2016 2:17 PM EST
AP-GfK Poll: Most believe allegations about Trump and women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's behavior has long grated on Carolyn Miller, but the allegations he sexually assaulted women was one factor that helped her decide in the last week to cast her ballot for Hillary Clinton.

Oct. 28, 2016 3:40 PM EDT
Confident Clinton expanding her campaign into 'red' states

WHITE PLAINS, New York (AP) — Hillary Clinton is advancing into states the Democrats haven't won in decades, confidently expanding her offensive against Donald Trump and aiming to help her party win back control of Congress.

Oct. 17, 2016 10:36 PM EDT
Pence says GOP ticket will 'absolutely' accept vote outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pence said Sunday he and Donald Trump will abide by "the will of the American people" on Election Day, and suggested that Trump's claim of a 'rigged" election stems from his belief the media is ganging up on him.

Oct. 16, 2016 2:47 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
Trump tax revelation punctuates week of political challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — Ever defiant, Donald Trump and his Republican allies embraced a report on Sunday that said the New York businessman may not have paid federal income taxes for nearly two decades after he and his companies lost nearly $916 million in a single year.

Oct. 2, 2016 6:30 PM EDT
Clinton, Trump buff foreign policy bona fides on debate eve

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were meeting separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday, giving each candidate fresh foreign policy talking points on the eve of their first presidential debate.

Sep. 25, 2016 9:59 PM EDT
Trump supporters struggle to sideline 'birther' issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's most prominent supporters insisted Sunday that he's put the burden of "birtherism" behind him with his concession that President Barack Obama was born in the United States.

Sep. 18, 2016 9:42 PM EDT
Wednesday speech could clarify Trump's immigration policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise to deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally.

Aug. 28, 2016 11:46 PM EDT
Trump goes on tear against media, not Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday went on a new tear against the media, blaming the "disgusting" press for a week of distractions at a time when Republicans have urged him — again — to focus on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

Aug. 14, 2016 2:44 PM EDT
Poll: Most young Americans say parties don't represent them

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most young Americans say the Republican and Democratic parties don't represent them, a critical data point after a year of ferocious presidential primaries that forced partisans on both sides to confront what — and whom — they stand for.

Aug. 5, 2016 3:13 AM EDT
Republicans declare support for Khans in spat with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent Republicans are speaking out Monday against their own presidential candidate after he chose to scuffle with the grieving parents of a decorated Army veteran killed in Iraq.

Aug. 1, 2016 3:12 PM EDT
Trump's VP shortlist heavy with Washington insiders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Donald Trump's vice presidential short list is heavy with Washington insiders who could help usher a President Trump's agenda through the jungle of Congress.

Jul. 5, 2016 10:16 PM EDT
Under fire as usual, Clinton ramps up her trust campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Clinton trust campaign is turning to powerful advocates, chief among them President Barack Obama, to vouch for the Democratic candidate shadowed by an FBI investigation on the brink of her presidential nomination.

Jul. 4, 2016 3:23 AM EDT
Foreign politicians to Trump: Stop 'begging' for money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it 'Trexit.'Members of the British Parliament and other foreign politicians want off Donald Trump's email list, and are seeking to block the presidential candidate from asking them for campaign donations.

Jun. 29, 2016 5:57 PM EDT
Trump camp scrambles to shape up before GOP convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are sprinting to shape up Donald Trump's presidential campaign before the party's national convention in three weeks, even as leading members of the party carry a deep antipathy or outright opposition to his claim on the GOP nomination.

Jun. 26, 2016 9:57 PM EDT
Trump backtracks on guns-in-clubs statement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is backtracking from his contention that victims of the Orlando massacre should have been allowed to carry arms into the nightclub where they were attacked — a stance even the NRA says is untenable.

Jun. 20, 2016 12:32 PM EDT
GOP's Trump says US should consider profiling Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should "seriously" consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example of the Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting increasingly backing positions that could single out a group based on their religion.

Jun. 19, 2016 8:01 PM EDT
Fiery Trump, sober Clinton at odds over Orlando attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump vowed Monday to impose a broad ban on immigration from areas of the world with a history of terrorism and suggested some Muslims in the United States are turning a blind eye to unfolding plots, as he outlined an aggressive response to the deadly attack in Orlando.

Jun. 13, 2016 8:27 PM EDT
Awkward: Dems dance around the word 'quit' on Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — What to do when one presidential candidate clinches her party's presidential nod but her effectively vanquished rival refuses to leave the race?First, avoid saying the words "quit" or "exit" and "Bernie Sanders" in the same discussion, according to interviews with Democrats the day after Hillary Clinton claimed her place in history.

Jun. 9, 2016 3:33 AM EDT
News Guide: Clinton, Trump sharpen contrasts for matchup

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a splash of history and a dose of reassurance, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump claimed their parties' presidential nominations and are turning their political guns on each other.

Jun. 8, 2016 7:44 AM EDT
More in GOP scold Trump: Stop talking about judge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans roundly scolded their own presidential candidate Monday, demanding Donald Trump apologize for — and just stop — talking about the ethnic background and impartiality of the American judge overseeing a lawsuit against Trump University.

Jun. 6, 2016 7:17 PM EDT
GOP to Trump: Move on from Judge Curiel's Mexican heritage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pair of powerful Senate Republicans on Sunday warned Donald Trump to drop his attacks on a Latino judge presiding over a lawsuit against Trump University, joining the widespread rejection of their presumptive presidential nominee's treatment of the federal jurist.

Jun. 5, 2016 1:13 PM EDT
Trump has testy relationship with accountability

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, meet public accountability.The real estate magnate turned presidential candidate is fussing over probes into his promises — whether they match his deeds and whether his deeds were legal.

Jun. 4, 2016 2:39 AM EDT