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Pennsylvania commits to new voting machines, election audits

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is settling a vote-counting lawsuit stemming from the 2016 presidential election, in part by affirming a commitment it made previously to push Pennsylvania's counties to buy voting systems that leave a verifiable paper trail by 2020.

Nov. 29, 2018 10:24 PM EST
Sen. Warren declares her opposition to revamped trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced her opposition to a revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, arguing that it doesn't do enough to stop the "serious and ongoing harm NAFTA causes for American workers.

Nov. 29, 2018 5:13 PM EST
AP Exclusive: Most Mormons back GOP, but fewer support Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump's approval rating among members of the faith lagged behind, according to a nationwide survey of midterm voters.

Nov. 29, 2018 4:31 PM EST
Takeaways from Mississippi's Senate runoff

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith's victory in Mississippi's Senate election runoff was closer than usual in the GOP-dominated Deep South state.

Nov. 28, 2018 10:54 PM EST
Divisive race ends with win for Republican Sen. Hyde-Smith

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal supporter of President Donald Trump after he stumped for her in a divisive Mississippi runoff shaped by her video-recorded remark about "public hanging.

Nov. 28, 2018 10:14 AM EST
GOP US Sen. Hyde-Smith wins divisive runoff, keeps her seat

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a divisive Mississippi runoff Tuesday, surviving a video-recorded remark decried as racist and defeating a former federal official who hoped to become the state's first African-American senator since Reconstruction.

Nov. 27, 2018 10:52 PM EST
Manafort allegations throw new uncertainty into Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The breakdown of a plea deal with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and an explosive British news report about alleged contacts he may have had with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange threw a new element of uncertainty into the Trump-Russia investigation on Tuesday.

Nov. 27, 2018 9:41 PM EST
Trump charity did not donate last year amid plans to close

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's charitable foundation made no donations last year, a sharp break from the 2016 election year when it gave away millions of dollars and drew a lawsuit alleging the charity was acting as a quasi-political group.

Nov. 26, 2018 6:12 PM EST

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