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Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class.

Apr. 26, 2017 7:24 AM EDT
Trump off to a strong start in Electoral College

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump started racking up electoral votes Monday even as anti-Trump protesters across the country tried to persuade the Electoral College to prevent him from winning the White House.

Dec. 19, 2016 2:01 PM EST
Clinton on pace to win popular vote, despite losing election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite losing Tuesday's presidential election, Hillary Clinton appears to be on pace to win the popular vote, an ironic twist in an election in which her opponent repeatedly said the system was rigged against him.

Nov. 9, 2016 3:24 PM EST
WHY IT MATTERS: Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: More than 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children rely on monthly Social Security benefits.

Oct. 22, 2016 4:15 AM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: More than 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children rely on monthly Social Security benefits.

Sep. 27, 2016 2:54 PM EDT
Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump's daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare for parents, issues the Republican nominee has rarely if ever addressed on the campaign trail.

Jul. 22, 2016 3:37 AM EDT
Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump's daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare for parents, issues the Republican nominee has rarely if ever addressed on the campaign trail.

Jul. 21, 2016 10:59 PM EDT
Melania Trump returns to convention following speech gaffe

CLEVELAND (AP) — Melania Trump returned to the Republican National Convention Thursday for the first time since her prime-time speech went viral with charges that she stole parts of it from a speech given by Michelle Obama.

Jul. 21, 2016 10:38 PM EDT
Pastor leads GOP convention in chant, 'All lives matter!'

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chants of "All Lives Matter!" filled the arena at the Republican National Convention Thursday — a not-so-subtle jab at the Black Lives Matter movement that calls attention to police violence against African-Americans.

Jul. 21, 2016 10:03 PM EDT
Trump speechwriter takes blame for Melania Trump's speech

CLEVELAND (AP) — With Donald Trump's campaign reeling from charges of plagiarism, a speechwriter for his company took the blame and offered to resign over nearly identical passages from Melania Trump's Republican convention speech and Michelle Obama's remarks eight years ago.

Jul. 20, 2016 8:31 PM EDT
Candidates avoid Medicare, Social Security finance woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's framework for economic security and health care in retirement is financially unsustainable, but you wouldn't know it from listening to the presidential candidates.

Jun. 23, 2016 4:54 AM EDT
Dump Trump movement preparing fight at GOP convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — The movement to dump Donald Trump from the GOP ticket is gaining followers among delegates to next month's Republican National Convention, an effort that could tarnish Trump's coronation even if it ultimately fails.

Jun. 22, 2016 2:57 PM EDT
Trump shifts to Clinton after claiming GOP delegate majority

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Presidential candidate Donald Trump, armed at last with a majority of the Republican Party's delegates, is celebrating by shifting his attention toward the general election while his likely Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, remains locked in a divisive primary contest.

May. 27, 2016 3:35 AM EDT
Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's prescriptions for energy, guns, the economy and international affairs, shifting abruptly toward the general election with his likely Democratic opponent locked in a divisive primary contest.

May. 27, 2016 12:14 AM EDT
Sanders' problem: Winning over Clinton's superdelegates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders has a problem.Remember those superdelegates, the Democratic Party leaders and elected officials who can vote for the candidate of their choice? The ones Sanders' supporters have been complaining about for months? It turns out, to have a shot at beating out Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president, he needs them.

May. 9, 2016 3:48 AM EDT
Sanders' problem: To win, he needs Clinton's superdelegates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders has a problem.Remember those superdelegates, the Democratic Party leaders and elected officials who can vote for the candidate of their choice? The ones Sanders' supporters have been complaining about for months? It turns out, to have a shot at beating out Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president, he needs them.

May. 7, 2016 6:42 PM EDT
Trump amassing delegates who might not be loyal to him

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Already behind the curve in organizing for the Republican convention, Donald Trump has missed crucial deadlines in a number of states to lock up delegates who would stay loyal beyond the first ballot.

Apr. 12, 2016 7:27 PM EDT
Trump faces convention test: Delegates might not be loyal

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump has missed crucial deadlines in a number of states to lock up delegates who would stay loyal beyond the first ballot at the party's national convention in July.

Apr. 12, 2016 4:18 PM EDT
Want to be a delegate to the GOP convention? It's not easy

WASHINGTON (AP) — So, you want to be a delegate to the Republican National Convention?You could have a rare opportunity to help make history, if none of the Republican presidential candidates reaches the target 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the nomination on the first ballot.

Apr. 9, 2016 2:57 AM EDT
Rubio working to play a role at GOP national convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marco Rubio is working to play a role at the Republican National Convention even as his rivals scramble to pick off convention delegates claimed by the Florida senator before he suspended his campaign.

Mar. 29, 2016 4:05 PM EDT
Trump still hasn't secured the Republican nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is the only candidate with a path to clinching the Republican nomination for president before the party's national convention in July, according to an analysis of the delegate math.

Mar. 16, 2016 3:30 PM EDT
Trump still not doing well enough to guarantee nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is the only candidate with a path to clinching the Republican nomination for president before the party's national convention in July, according to an analysis of the delegate math.

Mar. 16, 2016 3:25 PM EDT
AP delegate count: Trump not yet on track to win nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump's string of Super Tuesday victories, the billionaire businessman must do even better in upcoming primaries to claim the Republican presidential nomination before the party's national convention this summer, an AP delegate count shows.

Mar. 2, 2016 3:49 PM EST
AP delegate count: Trump not yet on track to win nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump's string of victories on Tuesday, he has to do better in upcoming contests to claim the Republican nomination for president before the party's national convention this summer, an AP delegate count shows.

Mar. 2, 2016 12:57 PM EST

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