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From toast of town to toxic: Facebook CEO on outs with Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking.Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scandals, the site's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and accusations that Facebook crushes competitors.

Nov. 4, 2019 4:12 AM EST
Primary election chief back in spotlight after near-ouster

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's longtime secretary of state, Bill Gardner, looked on in silence last week as Bernie Sanders stood in his office and unloaded on a new voter residency law that Gardner supports.

Nov. 4, 2019 12:45 AM EST
Biden defends his 'vision' against Warren's indirect attacks

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bristling at Elizabeth Warren's suggestions that he's a milquetoast moderate with small ideas, presidential candidate Joe Biden countered Saturday that he offers a "bold" vision for the country and warned that Democratic primary voters should not get distracted by the party's increasingly tense battle over ideological labels.

Nov. 2, 2019 9:27 PM EDT
Lacking magic of Senate run, O'Rourke drops presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman, announced Friday that he was ending his Democratic presidential campaign, which failed to recapture the enthusiasm, interest and fundraising prowess of his 2018 Senate bid.

Nov. 2, 2019 12:33 AM EDT
Why vote GOP in Mississippi? Trump cites impeachment inquiry

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Friday at Democrats for a vote this week formalizing the House impeachment inquiry as he urged rallygoers in Mississippi to send a message to Washington by voting Republican in the state's upcoming gubernatorial race.

Nov. 2, 2019 12:12 AM EDT
Democrats push candidates to fully commit to 2020 nominee

The Democratic National Committee is increasing pressure on its presidential candidates to commit to campaign actively for the party's nominee in 2020, going beyond a previous loyalty pledge for White House hopefuls.

Nov. 1, 2019 4:39 PM EDT
Twitter pulls back on political ads, but pitfalls await

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter announced an end Wednesday to political campaign and issue ads on its service, calling it an important step in reducing the flow of election-related misinformation.

Oct. 31, 2019 2:10 PM EDT
Political gadfly is 1st to officially sign up for NH primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It was a few years back when political gadfly named Mark Stewart Greenstein jumped into the Connecticut River to attract attention to his entry in New Hampshire's 2016 Democratic presidential primary.

Oct. 30, 2019 10:01 AM EDT